Harry Hains is announced on social media by his actress mother to have passed away at the young age of 27 following his battle with mental illness and addiction.
Harry Hains, the son of “V” actress Jane Badler has died aged 27.
Actor, musician and model Harry Hains passed away on Monday, January 6, 2020, his mum confirmed in an emotional Instagram post, as she addressed his “struggle with mental illness and addiction.”
“He was 27 and had the world at his feet,” the 66-year-old wrote alongside a gallery of snaps of her boy. “A brilliant spark shone bright too short a time .. I will miss you Harry every day of my life.”
Badler did not share her son’s cause of death.
Hains started out as a pre-med student in Australia, before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue a career in modelling. He ventured into acting, bagging roles in “The OA“, “American Horror Story: Hotel and Sneaky Pete“, and performed music under the moniker Antiboy.
While born a male, Hains previously said he identified “in the realm of gender fluid,” adding that people should “be whatever we want.”
A funeral will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 12.