Odell was known for his eight episodes as Ari Caldwell in "The Goldbergs," and as Zeke in the movie "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer." He also appeared in two episodes of "Modern Family," and individual episodes of "iCarly," "The Fosters," and many others. He also wrote songs for the 2018 movie "Forever Your Girl," including the Lauren Alaina song "Wings of an Angel."
Odell's family confirmed his death in a statement:
— Jackson Odell Music (@JaxnTweets) June 10, 2018
"Modern Family" star Ariel Winter (Alex Dunphy) reacted to her former co-star's death:
— Ariel Winter (@arielwinter1) June 10, 2018
Wendi McLendon-Covey (Beverly Goldberg) of "The Goldbergs" also reached out with condolences:
Shocked to hear about the passing of Jackson Odell... we hadn't seen him for a while, but he was a bright, sweet soul. Love and blessings to his family.
— Wendi McLendon-Covey (@wendimclendonco) June 10, 2018
The Los Angeles County coroner is investigating Jackson Odell's death, and the L.A. Times reports that an autopsy will be completed within the next couple of days.
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