Sons of Anarchy actor Paul John Vasquez has died aged 48.
The star was found dead at his father’s house in San Jose, California at around 2am this morning.
His cause of death is not known, although sources told TMZ he suffered a suspected heart attack.
A rep for the actor said: “This news has come as a surprise to us.
“Our hearts are heavy. He was a kind, creative and loving man. He will be missed.”
According to reports Paul was found lifeless by his dad.
Paramedics rushed to the scene but were unable to revive him.
Paul starred as Angel Ganz in season four of the biker gang drama.
A journeyman actor since the 80s, he also had roles ER, CSI: NY, How I Met Your Mother and Freddy’s Nightmares.
He also appeared alongside Nic Cage and Idris Elba in the Marvel sequel Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.
At the time of his death he had been working on developing a number of films he had written.
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In June of this year, his Sons of Anarchy co-star Alan O’Neill was found dead at his girlfriend’s flat, aged 47.
The Irish actor’s body was discovered in the hallway of her apartmeny.
Cops said he had a history of heart problems and was a heavy drinker and smoker.
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