The Flash star Logan Williams dies tragically aged 16

The Flash star Logan Williams has died aged 16.

His mother Marlyse announced his passing to Tri-City News on Friday, and said she is ‘absolutely devastated’ by his death, the cause of which has not been reported.

Due to social distancing measures brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Logan’s mother coping with her loss alone without loved ones.

Tragedy: The Flash star Logan Williams, who played a young version of the title character on the CW series, has died aged 16; pictured in October 2017

Tragedy: The Flash star Logan Williams, who played a young version of the title character on the CW series, has died aged 16; pictured in October 2017

Tragedy: The Flash star Logan Williams, who played a young version of the title character on the CW series, has died aged 16; pictured in October 2017

‘I am not able to hug my parents who lost their only grandchild,’ she told the newspaper.

‘It’s hard,’ said Marlyse, adding: ‘With his talent and gorgeous looks, Logan had the potential to be a huge star.’

Logan’s The Flash co-star Grant Gustin, who played the adult version of his character Barry Allen, shared his heartbreak on Instagram.

Alongside a picture with and fellow The Flash actor Jesse L. Martin, Grant wrote: ‘Just hearing the devastating news that Logan Williams has passed away suddenly.’ 

'Devastating': Logan's Flash co-star Grant Gustin, who played the adult version of his character Barry Allen, shared his heartbreak on Instagram; pictured with co-star Jesse L. Martin

'Devastating': Logan's Flash co-star Grant Gustin, who played the adult version of his character Barry Allen, shared his heartbreak on Instagram; pictured with co-star Jesse L. Martin

‘Devastating’: Logan’s Flash co-star Grant Gustin, who played the adult version of his character Barry Allen, shared his heartbreak on Instagram; pictured with co-star Jesse L. Martin

He shared: ‘This picture was early in the filming of The Flash pilot episode back in 2014. I was so impressed by not only Logan’s talent but his professionalism on set.’

Grant continued: ‘My thoughts and prayers will be with him and his family during what is I’m sure an unimaginably difficult time for them.’

He urged: ‘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.’

Logan’s performance on The Flash earned the rising talent a Joey Award, a Canadian prize that is given to child actors.

Rising talent: Logan's performance on The Flash (pictured in 2014) earned him a Joey Award, a Canadian prize that is given to child actors

Rising talent: Logan's performance on The Flash (pictured in 2014) earned him a Joey Award, a Canadian prize that is given to child actors

Rising talent: Logan’s performance on The Flash (pictured in 2014) earned him a Joey Award, a Canadian prize that is given to child actors

He also starred alongside Lori Loughlin on the Hallmark Channel series When Calls The Heart, a period drama about the early 20th century Canadian frontier.

Logan was only 10 years old when he made his debut in the 2014 Hallmark film The Color Of Rain – after winning the part with the first audition he ever gave in his life.

That same year he began appearing on both When Calls The Heart and The Flash, and the following year he guest-starred on an episode of Supernatural.

Logan appeared on eight episodes of The Flash starting with the pilot and ending with the 2015 episode The Man Who Saved Central City.

'He could always make us laugh': Erin Krakow, who led the cast of When Calls The Heart as Logan's schoolteacher, shared an Instagram tribute to her late co-star as well

'He could always make us laugh': Erin Krakow, who led the cast of When Calls The Heart as Logan's schoolteacher, shared an Instagram tribute to her late co-star as well

‘He could always make us laugh’: Erin Krakow, who led the cast of When Calls The Heart as Logan’s schoolteacher, shared an Instagram tribute to her late co-star as well

He was featured on 13 episodes of When Calls The Heart from 2014 until 2016 as the kindhearted Miles Montgomery.

Within that time he was also credited on two episodes of the one-season show The Whispers whose cast included Lily Rabe and Milo Ventimiglia. 

Erin Krakow, who led the cast of When Calls The Heart as Logan’s schoolteacher, shared an Instagram tribute to her late co-star as well.

‘Heartbroken to learn of the passing of Logan Williams who played Miles Montgomery in several seasons of @wcth_tv,’ she wrote.

'Talented young man': 'Heartbroken to learn of the passing of Logan Williams who played Miles Montgomery in several seasons of @wcth_tv,' she wrote

'Talented young man': 'Heartbroken to learn of the passing of Logan Williams who played Miles Montgomery in several seasons of @wcth_tv,' she wrote

‘Talented young man’: ‘Heartbroken to learn of the passing of Logan Williams who played Miles Montgomery in several seasons of @wcth_tv,’ she wrote

‘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,’ Erin added.

‘I hope you’ll join me in sending virtual love & support to Logan’s family & friends during this very painful time. #Hearties.’

When Calls The Heart actors Gracyn Shinyei and Mitchell Kummen, who played Logan’s siblings on the program, shared their grief on social media.

‘My friend Logan Williams passed away yesterday. I am beyond sad! Proud to play older brother Dude. We had so much on set #wcth #Hearties,’ tweeted Mitchell.

Dearly departed: When Calls The Heart actors Gracyn Shinyei and Mitchell Kummen, who played Logan's siblings on the program, shared their grief on social media

Dearly departed: When Calls The Heart actors Gracyn Shinyei and Mitchell Kummen, who played Logan's siblings on the program, shared their grief on social media

Dearly departed: When Calls The Heart actors Gracyn Shinyei and Mitchell Kummen, who played Logan’s siblings on the program, shared their grief on social media

'I love you': For her tribute Gracyn posted an Instagram photo of herself on set in costume with her When Calls The Heart siblings

'I love you': For her tribute Gracyn posted an Instagram photo of herself on set in costume with her When Calls The Heart siblings

‘I love you’: For her tribute Gracyn posted an Instagram photo of herself on set in costume with her When Calls The Heart siblings

'Heartsick': John Wesley Shipp, who played The Flash on a CBS series in the 1990s and portrayed Barry Allen's father on the new show, added his condolences on Twitter

'Heartsick': John Wesley Shipp, who played The Flash on a CBS series in the 1990s and portrayed Barry Allen's father on the new show, added his condolences on Twitter

‘Heartsick’: John Wesley Shipp, who played The Flash on a CBS series in the 1990s and portrayed Barry Allen’s father on the new show, added his condolences on Twitter

‘Loved hanging out with out you. In set. You were such a talent. Sending love to your mom., #rip #myles,’ he wrote on the social networking platform.

For her tribute Gracyn posted an Instagram photo of herself on set in costume with her When Calls The Heart siblings.

‘It is with the saddest of heart that I learned my When Calls The Heart brother Logan Williams passed away yesterday,’ she wrote.

Origin story: Logan was 10 when he made his debut in the 2014 Hallmark film The Color Of Rain; pictured with co-stars Warren Christie, Callum Seagram Airlie and Alison Thornton

Origin story: Logan was 10 when he made his debut in the 2014 Hallmark film The Color Of Rain; pictured with co-stars Warren Christie, Callum Seagram Airlie and Alison Thornton

Origin story: Logan was 10 when he made his debut in the 2014 Hallmark film The Color Of Rain; pictured with co-stars Warren Christie, Callum Seagram Airlie and Alison Thornton

‘He was a fun, intelligent leader and sweet young man about to turn 17 this month. My family and I will miss him and our love and thoughts are with his family at this time. I love you “Logie Pierogi”.’

John Wesley Shipp, who played The Flash on a CBS series in the 1990s and portrayed Barry Allen’s father on the new show, added his condolences on Twitter.

‘Heartsick to learn of Logan Williams’ death at 16. 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,’ wrote John.

Onward and upward: That same year he began appearing on both When Calls The Heart and The Flash, and the following year he guest-starred on an episode of Supernatural (pictured)

Onward and upward: That same year he began appearing on both When Calls The Heart and The Flash, and the following year he guest-starred on an episode of Supernatural (pictured)

Onward and upward: That same year he began appearing on both When Calls The Heart and The Flash, and the following year he guest-starred on an episode of Supernatural (pictured)

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