Former child actor Matthew Mindler found dead at 19. Article Author: Francisco Alexandre Oliveira

Former child actor Matthew Mindler found dead at 19

Matthew Mindler, a former child actor who appeared in the 2011 film Our Idiot Brother, has been found dead at the age of 19, according to his university in Pennsylvania.

Mindler’s body was discovered near Millersville University campus on Saturday morning, days after he was declared missing, the school said.

Former child actor Matthew Mindler found dead at 19

“It is with a grieving heart that I let you know of the death of 19-year-old Matthew Mindler,” university president Daniel A. Wubah said in a statement. “Our thoughts of comfort and peace are with his friends and family during this difficult time.”

Mindler was a first-year student at the school, officials said. He attended his classes last Monday and Tuesday but had not been seen since Tuesday night, when he left his residence and headed toward the parking lot around 8 p.m.

Video surveillance footage from the residence showed him wearing a school sweatshirt, black jeans and sneakers, the school said. He was carrying his book bag when he left.

The circumstances of Mindler’s death were not released, but the school did say there is “no public threat” to other students.

Biography: Matthew Mindler was an actor, known for Our Idiot Brother (2011), As the World Turns (1956) and Frequency (2013). He died on August 28, 2021 in Manor Township, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio >>
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Died: August 28, 2021 | Manor Township, Pennsylvania, USA


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