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Chance Perdomo, “Gen V ”and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ”star, dies at 27 after motorcycle accident

The actor's "Gen V" character, Andre, was possibly the closest thing to a moral center in the "Boys" universe.

Chance Perdomo, star of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and Gen V, died Saturday after a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. He was 27.

“It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Chance Perdomo’s untimely passing as a result of a motorcycle accident,” a representative for Perdomo and his family said in a statement to Entertainment Weekly. “His passion for the arts and insatiable appetite for life was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth will carry on in those who he loved dearest. We ask to please respect the family's wish for privacy as they mourn the loss of their beloved son and brother.”

Born in Los Angeles and raised in Southampton, England, Perdomo was one of the young stars of the college-set Gen V, Amazon Prime’s 2023 spinoff of The Boys.

<p>Karwai Tang/WireImage</p> Chance Perdomo

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Chance Perdomo

“We can’t quite wrap our heads around this,” the Gen V producers wrote in a statement released on social media. “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. Even writing about him in the past tense doesn’t make sense. We are so sorry for Chance’s family, and we are grieving the loss of our friend and colleague. Hug your loved ones tonight.”

Perdomo was also remembered by his costars, including Patrick Schwarzenegger, who reposted the news of his death on X.

“This hurts. A lot,” he wrote. “What a young talented actor, and a great friend — gone way too soon. Was a pleasure to work with him in GenV. RIP Chance.”

Schwarzenegger later responded to a fan who shared a photo of their characters hugging in the first episode, adding, “Damn, that just made me tear up.”

Jessie T Usher, who stars in The Boys and made a brief cameo in the first season of Gen V, shared a photo of Perdomo on Instagram, writing, “Tragic news. Rest in peace, Chance. Thank you for giving us Andre.”

In his own post, Homelander actor Anthony Starr called the news “so goddamn tragic." Fellow stars ofThe Boys Jack Quaid, Erin Moriarty, and Karen Fukuhara all reposted the statement from GenV's producers with no additional comment

On Gen V, Perdomo played Andre Anderson, the son of superhero Polarity, who fights to break free of his father’s legacy while losing his battle to stay away from his best friend’s girl. Even with his flaws and failings, Perdomo’s Andre was possibly the closest thing to a moral center in the Boys universe.

“The entire Gen V family is devastated by the sudden passing of Chance Perdomo. Amazon MGM Studios and Sony Pictures Television extend our heartfelt thoughts and support to Chance’s family and all who loved him at this difficult time,” the studios wrote in a statement shared on social media.

Perdomo was born Oct. 19, 1996. His breakout role came in 2018, when he took on the part of Ambrose Spellman, teenage witch Sabrina’s familiar, in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. He also appeared in the After We Fell Netflix movie trilogy, based on Anna Todd's YA romances.

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