Actress Hayden Panettiere’s brother Jansen Panettiere passed away around the weekend. He was an actor like his older sister who started his career as a young actor.
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American actor, model and singer Hayden Panettiere’s brother Jansen Panettiere who was also an actor, passed away at a very young age of 28 on 19th February 2023. According to sources, Jansen was in New York when he died, around 5:30 pm. The cause of death has not yet been unfolded. His last Instagram post was of his girlfriend Catherine Michie, sitting next to a colorful painting.
She posted a few pictures of Jansen on Instagram with a caption saying, “Jansen, I met you only a year ago, but you have been my best friend and biggest fan. I will never forget the first time I saw your face and the first things you said to me. Words cannot express the pain of knowing I won’t hear your laugh again. I hope you find peace, and I’m sorry I wasn’t there when you needed me most. The world is better because you were in it. I know we will paint together again someday. I’ll always be your sugarpop. Someone wake me up and tell me this is a dream. Love you, Bubbles” https://www.instagram.com/p/Co3tdqHuKBp/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet
Jansen Panettiere was an American actor. He was best known for his role in the films The Martial Arts Kid, The Perfect Game, The Secret of Jonathan Sperry, How High 2, and Ice Age: The Meltdown. Jason did a supporting role in the 2004 movie Tiger Cruise which starred his older sister Hayden Panettiere. This was the only movie in which the brother-sister duo appeared together. The 2011 movie The Forge starring Hayden, also featured Jansen’s voice as he gave his voice to a character called ‘Racing Stripes’
He also gave his voice to Truman X in the animated television series called The X’s. He also starred in the 2007 made-for-television Nickelodeon movie The Last Day of Summer. He played the character of Luke Malloy in the movie. His next film was The Perfect Game which was planned to release in theatres in 2008 but was later pushed two years later in 2010.
Hayden and Jansen’s relationship with one another
It has been evident from the beginning how strong the sibling bond was between the two. The duo has also worked together on many projects and was also seen in many movie screenings and award functions. Jansen also posted a picture on his Instagram handle on 25th January 2023, with the caption saying, “Not the first haircut she’s tried to give me.” https://www.instagram.com/p/Cn0YbyKO5Kh/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Hayden Lesley Panettiere, an actor, singer, model and Jansen’s older sister is best known for her role as Claire Bennet on the NBC superhero series Heroes which aired from 2006-2010. Her character Juliette Barnes of the ABC/CMT musical drama series Nashville also got her a lot of fame. The show aired from 2012-2018. Nashville got her two nominations in the Golden Globe Awards. She also starred in a meta-slasher franchise Scream, playing the character of a tomboy geek named Kirby Reed. Her debut film was as a voice actor in the movie A Bug’s Life released in the year 1998 when she was just 9 years old.