10 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT CAMERON BOYCE YOU DID'T KNOW
1. He Played Adam Sandler’s Son In The “Grown Ups” Movies
Adam Sandler, who played Boyce’s father in the films “Grown Ups” and “Grown Ups 2,” tweeted a photo of Boyce upon hearing about the young actor’s death. “Too young. Too sweet. Too funny,” Sandler wrote. “Just the nicest, most talented, and most decent kid around. Cared so much about his family. Cared so much about the world. Thank you, Cameron, for all you gave us.”
2.Boyce Was In A Panic! At The Disco Video
Boyce first appeared screen in a music video. In 2008, he was in the video for “That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed)” as a young version of Panic! At The Disco guitarist, Ryan Ross. It was his televison debut, and just one month later, he landed a recurring role on “General Hospital: Night Shift,” a nighttime soap opera.
Fueled by Ramen posted the Panic! At The Disco video on YouTube:
3. Dancing Was His True Passion
Boyce showed off his dance skills in the web series, “The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers” in 2010 and appeared as a featured dancer on “Dancing With The Stars” in a Royal Tribute episode in 2011. Also that year, Boyce appeared as a featured dancer on the Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up.” He was also a member of a break-dancing crew with his friends called X Mob.
Geração Teen shared a video of him break dancing on their YouTube channel:
4. The Role Of Luke Ross Was Tailored For Him
Boyce’s role on the series “Jessie” was originally planned as a boy named Hiro adopted from Korea. But those who cast him liked his auditions so much, they recreated the role for Cameron, even renaming it.
He played Luke from 2011-15 on “Jessie” and then played the same character on “Bunk’d” and as a voice role in an episode of “Ultimate Spider-Man.”
5. Boyce Was A Philanthropist
In 2017, he helped raise $3000 for Thirst Project, which works to get clean water to underdeveloped countries. Boyce’s efforts led to the nonprofit building wells for clean water in Swaziland.
The Thirst Project tweeted about Boyce, writing, “With his time here, he certainly left something bigger than himself:”
6.He won a Young Artist Award
In 2012, Boyce was part of an ensemble cast that won a Young Artist Award for best performance in the film "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer," based on the book series by Megan McDonald.
7.He had a role in a 'Spider-Man' crossover
Boyce voiced Luke Ross in a crossover episode of the "Ultimate Spider-Man" animated series and the Disney Channel show "Jessie."
The episode, called "Halloween Night at the Museum," first aired on Disney Channel in 2014.
8.He also voiced a 'Spider-Man' villain
In 2017, Boyce voiced the role of Spidey villain Herman Schultz, also known as Shocker, on the Disney XD series "Marvel's Spider-Man."
9.He won a Daytime Emmy
Boyce received a Daytime Emmy Award with Disney XD for "Outstanding Promotional Announcement" for participating in a series honoring Black History Month.He appeared with his grandmother Jo Ann Boyce, who was one of 12 black students who desegregated a public school in Clinton, Tennessee.
10. He acted in a soap opera
Boyce had a recurring role in "General Hospital: Night Shift," playing Michael "Stone" Cates Jr. for seven episodes in 2008.