Disney Channel Actor Michael Galeota Dies at 31

Former Disney Channel actor Michael Galeota has died at age 31.

TMZ reported that Galeota suffered abdominal pain last week and went to the hospital. With the doctor’s approval, he left on Wednesday. A concerned friend who had not been able to reach him visited his Glendale home where they discovered Galeota’s body.

Obtained by People, the Los Angeles Medical Examiner records declared his death the result of natural causes.

The talented young actor found fame as Nick Lighter on Disney Channel’s The Jersey. The show told the story of a group of teens who find a special jersey that transports them into the bodies of professional athletes, allowing them to experience historic sports moments.