“Everybody Loves Raymond” Actor Sawyer Sweeten Dies at 19 in Apparent Suicide

Sweeten played Geoffrey Barone on the Emmy-winning sitcom.

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Sawyer Sweeten, the actor who played little Geoffrey Barone on "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died in an apparent suicide. He was 19.

A rep for Sweeten confirmed his passing to E! News. He is said to have shot himself while visiting family in Texas.

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His twin brother, Sullivan, also played his twin, Michael Barone, on the show. Their TV sister Ally was played by real-life sibling Madylin Sweeten. Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton played their parents on the Emmy-winning sitcom.

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The now 23-year-old Madylin wrote on Facebook today, "At this time I would like to encourage everyone to reach out to the ones you love. Let them have no doubt of what they mean to you."

Radar Online was first to report on Sweeten's death.

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SUICIDE PREVENTION: If you know someone who needs help, you can contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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