Logan Williams Dead: John Wesley Shipp, More Celebs Pay Tribute

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Remembering their friend. Grant Gustin, John Wesley Shipp and Erin Krakow were among the celebrities who paid tribute to Logan Williams after the Flash alum’s death.

The late actor’s former costars had nothing but kind words to say about him after news of his untimely death broke. The Canada native died on Thursday, April 2. His cause of death has not been released as of yet.

Williams was known for his work as a young Barry Allen in the first two seasons of The Flash and his role as Miles Montgomery — the son of Chelah Horsdal’s character, Cat Montgomery — on When Calls the Heart. He also appeared on Supernatural and The Whispers and starred in the 2014 Hallmark Channel movie The Color of Rain.

Gustin was one of the first to react to the “devastating news” on Friday, April 3. Tributes soon poured in for the former child star.

Williams’ family is “absolutely devastated” by his death, his mother, Marlyse Williams, told The Tri-City News. The tragedy is made even harder by his loved ones’ inability to gather due to the coronavirus pandemic. “I am not able to hug my parents who lost their only grandchild,” she said. “It’s hard.”

Logan attended secondary school in British Columbia, Canada, before his death. In addition to acting, for which he received numerous accolades, he enjoyed playing soccer and guitar as well as listening to music.

“With his talent and gorgeous looks, Logan had the potential to be a huge star,” Marlyse said of her son’s future in the entertainment industry.

Logan is survived by his mother, father Clyde, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

He clearly treasured his time on The Flash, naming his dog after his character. “Picked up this lil bud this morning,” he captioned a November 2017 photo of his furry friend. “He still needs a name and I can’t decide on one… help.”

Logan later revealed that he chose a sentimental moniker. “Pretty sure this name was the clear winner so my new pups [sic] name is… Barry!” he wrote.

Scroll to read touching tributes to the late star.

John Wesley Shipp

The Dawson’s Creek alum, 65, shared several throwback photos of Logan. “Heartsick to learn of Logan Williams’ death at 16,” he tweeted. “He was 100% committed to playing young Barry Allen, and we missed him once we moved past that part of the story. Love and compassion to Logan’s family and friends in your grief.”

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Erin Krakow

“Heartbroken to learn of the passing of Logan Williams,” the actress, 35, wrote on Twitter. “Logan was a beautiful, warm, silly, and talented young man. He could always make us laugh. He was just shy of 17 and had what I’m sure would have been a very bright future ahead of him. I hope you’ll join me in sending virtual love & support to Logan’s family & friends during this very painful time.”

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Grant Gustin

The actor, 30, posted an Instagram photo from the Flash pilot. “I was so impressed by not only Logan’s talent but his professionalism on set,” he recalled. “My thoughts and prayers will be with him and his family during what is I’m sure an unimaginably difficult time for them. Please keep Logan and his family in your thoughts and prayers during what has been a strange and trying time for us all. Sending love to everyone.”

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Mitchell Kummen

“I am beyond sad!” the When Calls the Heart alum, 20, tweeted. “Proud to play older brother Dude. We had so much [fun] on set #wcth #Hearties. Loved hanging out with [you]. … You were such a talent. Sending love to your mom. … Cannot believe you are gone.”

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