Monday, May 25, 2015

Mel Gibson's movie daughter dead at 21

The former child star who played Mel Gibson's daughter in The Patriot has died at the age of 21.

Mel Gibson's movie daughter dead at 21

Skye McCole Bartusiak in Los Angeles where the hottest ´30 Under 30´ are honored at the Camden House (Margery Epstein/WENN)
Skye McCole Bartusiak in Los Angeles where the hottest '30 Under 30' are honored at the Camden House (Margery Epstein/WENN)

The former child star who played Mel Gibson's daughter in 'The Patriot' has died at the age of 21.

Skye McCole Bartusiak died at her home in Texas on Friday. Bartusiak also appeared alongside Charlize Theron and Tobey Maguire in 'The Cider House Rules' and in 'Don’t Say a Word,' opposite Michael Douglas. She also featured in hit TV shows House and Lost.

She becomes the second member of Gibson's 'The Patriot' family to die young - her movie brother Heath Ledger passed away following a prescription drug overdose in 2008.

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