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“Sons of Anarchy” brought him fame, but the young actor’s life took a tragic turn.

“Sons of Anarchy” brought him fame, but the young actor’s life took a tragic turn.

Johnny Lewis was an actor who became very popular in the series “Sons of Anarchy”. However, his talent and charisma did not protect him from problems that led to his tragic death.

Johnny Lewis was a charismatic and promising actor. Born and raised in Los Angeles in a family practicing Scientology, he showed an interest in acting from an early age, making his on-screen debut as a child. He has appeared in numerous commercials and television series. His career took off when he landed a role in the TV series Sons of Anarchy. However, problems soon began to appear in the actor’s life.

A promising career and problems in personal life

Off-screen, Lewis wanted to lead a quiet life, but in his case this desire was very difficult to fulfill. His decision to leave was related to his aversion to increasingly violent scenarios. Lewis searched for a deeper meaning in art. He has always seen himself as an artist and writer. Lewis was not a party animal. Friends describe him as “drugged” but not drunk. “He drank tea and played chess until three in the morning more often than he partied” –

A promising start in Hollywood did not help the actor struggle with his own problems. The battle for a child had a major impact on the young actor. After a painful and long battle in court, the actor lost custody of his daughter. His problems began to worsen after leaving the series “Sons of Anarchy”, when Lewis began to show disturbing symptoms.

In 2011, the actor had a motorcycle accident, as a result of which he suffered a head injury, which could have intensified existing problems. His relatives began to notice changes in his behavior. Lewis was arrested several times and ended up in psychiatric facilities. His behavior became increasingly erratic, with uncontrollable outbursts of anger. In one such episode, Lewis attacked two men with a bottle, resulting in another arrest.

Tragic death

The culmination of his problems falls on September 26, 2012, the day of Lewis’ tragic death. That day, the unstable actor attacked 81-year-old Cathy Davis, the owner of the apartment he was renting. The woman was strangled in her own home. The actor probably tried to escape from the crime scene via the roof, from which he then fell. As a result of the fall, he suffered a fatal head injury.

Lewis’ death has become the subject of wide speculation and discussion. On the one hand, issues were raised about the possible influence of drugs, but toxicological results excluded their presence in his body at the time of death. The other, the impact of his upbringing in a Scientology family and potential undiagnosed mental disorders were considered.

The story of Johnny Lewis is a sad testimony of how mental problems can affect an individual’s life, in extreme cases leading to tragedy. It also emphasizes the importance of access to appropriate psychological and psychiatric help, as well as the need for understanding and compassion towards people struggling with mental illness.

Source: Gazeta

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