ByJancy Richardson, writer at Creators.co
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Jancy Richardson

Child star Skye McCole Bartusiak died on Saturday, at her home in Houston. Bartusiak had experienced epileptic seizures leading up to her death, which is investigators believe to have been fatal.

The child star in The Cider House Rules
The child star in The Cider House Rules

Bartusiak, who was 21 at the time of her death, was a popular child star. You'll remember her cute face and beyond-her-years-fantastic acting from Don't Say A Word, The Cider House Rules and The Patriot.

Skye McCole Bartusiak in 2014, aged 21
Skye McCole Bartusiak in 2014, aged 21

In more recent years, Bartusiak appeared in hit TV shows such as Lost, 24, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and CSI.

Our thoughts are with the family of this talented young actress in their time of grieving.