Actress Hayden Panettiere’s brother Jansen dead at 28

An actor in his own right, Panettiere worked on early 2000s projects such as Even Stevens, Blue’s Clues, Robots, and Ice Age: The Meltdown.

Jansen, who was five years younger than Hayden, was her only sibling. The duo worked together on Tiger Cruise in 2004 and Racing Stripes in 2005.

In 2008, Jansen was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his role as Luke in The Last Day of Summer.

He voiced TrumanX in 15 episodes of Nickelodeon’s The X’s from 2005 to 2006. He also appeared in an episode of The Walking Dead in 2019.

Jansen’s most recent credit was in the holiday comedy-drama movie Love and Love Not in 2022.

He is credited with four more upcoming projects, according to his IMDb.

Hayden, who stars in the upcoming ScreamVI movie, has not yet publicly reacted to Jansen’s reported death.

The Post has contacted reps for both Jansen and Hayden Panettiere for comment.

This story originally appeared on Page Six and is republished here with permission.

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