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Ghostbusters II actor dies aged 29

Henry “Hank” Deutschendorf, best known as the child actor who played baby Oscar in Ghostbusters II, died last week at the age of 29. According to the coroner’s report, he committed suicide by hanging in a closet.

Deutschendorf’s body was found by his brother in a San Diego apartment he shared with his girlfriend, E! News reports.

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His brother confirmed the news in a blog post in which he explained that the man”lost his battle with schizoaffective disorder,” a mental disorder the former child actor was diagnosed with in 2008.

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“What people do not know about Hank was that he suffered from schizoaffective disorder. It is a chronic mental health condition which is a combination of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He experienced hallucinations, delusions, depression, and mania,” Deutschendorf’s brother explained.

Amelia Deveraux