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31st Mar 2024

British-American actor Chance Perdomo dies aged 27 in motorcycle accident

Ryan Price

Tributes have been pouring in for the ‘After We Fell’ star.

Chance Perdomo has passed away at the age of 27, following an apparent motorcycle accident in upstate New York.

Perdomo’s publicist announced his death yesterday and a statement released by Amazon MGM Studios and Sony Pictures Television, who had hired the young actor to star in Gen V which wass released on Prime Video last year, remembered the actor as “charming” and an “enthusiastic force of nature”.

“We can’t quite wrap our heads around this,” they said.

(Image: Getty)

“For those of us who knew him and worked with him, Chance was always charming and smiling, an enthusiastic force of nature, an incredibly talented performer and more than anything else, just a very kind, lovely person.”

Perdomo was born in Los Angeles but was raised in Southampton.

The rising star was nominated for Best Actor at the 2019 Bafta’s for his role in the BBC Three drama Killed My Debt.

Many will know him from playing the character of Ambrose Spellman in Netflix’ Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, a spin-off of the 90’s US sitcom.

Authorities in the US concluded that there was nobody else involved in the crash, and no further details have been released at this time.

Tributes have been pouring in for the young actor on social media.

One Twitter user wrote: “This was such an unjust end to a career that was just beginning. Rip #ChancePerdomo, you gave us such memorable characters in such a short while. Thank you.”

Another said: “Chance Perdomo died. My heart is so sad. Thank you for playing our beloved Ambrose.”

Actor Michael Rosenbaum shared his shock at the news, and revealed that he had just recently recorded a podcast episode with Perdomo which has not yet aired.

On Perdomo’s official Instagram page, several fans shared their condolences on the late star’s most recent post.

Garrett Watts wrote: “Absolutely heartbreaking. So good in Gen V.”

Another fan, Emma Norts, commented: “So heartbroken. You were absolutely brilliant in every capacity.”