"Rest in peace, Sebas. Your art and your smile stay forever,” reads a translation of the statement, written in Spanish. “We regret the departure of Sebastián Athie and we will always remember him for his talent, companionship, professionalism and above all, enormous heart. We accompany his family, friends and fans in his farewell."
Athie starred in the network’s Argentine soccer series O11CE, as well as a Mexican drama, La Rosa de Guadalupe.
His cause of death has not been revealed.
Descansa en paz, Sebas. Tu arte y tu sonrisa se quedan para siempre✨🖤— Disney Channel LA (@DisneyChannelLA) July 5, 2020
Lamentamos la partida de Sebastián Athié y lo recordaremos siempre por su talento, compañerismo, profesionalismo y ante todo, enorme corazón. Acompañamos a su familia, amigos y fans en su despedida. pic.twitter.com/uDwQ0UWBiP
Following news of his death, Athie's colleagues paid tribute to his work and life on social media.
"I love you forever, brother," co-star Guido Pennelli captioned a video honoring the young actor.