Jason Davis: Recess voice actor and former child star dies, aged 35

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Jason Davis, a former child star who voiced the character Mikey Blumberg in the popular children's show Recess, has died aged 35.

Davis provided the voice of the Recess gang member between 1997 to 2001. His other credits included TV shows such as Roseanne and Dave’s World, as well as films Rush Hour and Beverly Hills Ninja.

Davis’ cause of death is currently unknown.

Jason Davis voiced Mikey Blumberg in ‘Recess’ (Disney Channel)

The actor, a regular on the Hollywood party scene, was open about his struggles with addiction and appeared on Celebrity Rehab with Dr Drew in 2010.

He helped fund research for people suffering from substance abuse after co-founding the charity Cure Addiction Now.

Davis’ grandfather was studio boss Marvin Davis, who bought 20th Century Fox in 1981 before selling it to Rupert Murdoch.

His grandmother was philanthropist Barbara Davis.