X-Men Star Adan Canto Has Died Aged 42

Adan Canto

We are deeply saddened to share the news that Adan Canto, known for his role in X-Men, has passed away at the age of 42. Canto’s captivating performances in shows like Narcos, Designated Survivor, and The Cleaning Lady made him a beloved figure in the entertainment industry.

In The Cleaning Lady, he played the lead role of a single mother who, out of love for her child, finds herself working for dangerous individuals. Canto’s talent for bringing characters to life and creating emotional connections through his acting was truly remarkable.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce this tragic loss. In a joint statement by Fox Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television, the studios expressed their grief and honored the actor’s remarkable contributions to the industry.

“We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Adan Canto. A wonderful actor and dear friend, we were honored to have him as part of our families. This is an unfathomable loss, and we grieve alongside his wife Stephanie, their children, and loved ones. We will miss Adan dearly.”

Adan Canto fought a private battle with appendiceal cancer, a rare type of cancer that affects the appendix. Despite his illness, his talent continued to shine on screen, captivating audiences with his performances.

Tributes from friends and colleagues have poured in, with Halle Berry, who acted alongside Canto in X-Men and directed him in the film Bruised, expressing her profound sorrow and sharing that Adan will always hold a special place in her heart. Kiefer Sutherland, his co-star from Designated Survivor, also shared heartfelt words, emphasizing Adan’s dedication to his craft and the void his absence leaves behind.

Adan Canto was loved by many, and fans have taken to social media to express their sadness and celebrate his work. One fan wrote, “Adan Canto was one of my favorite actors, and I am so sad he is gone. The Cleaning Lady won’t be the same without him, and I loved his work on Designated Survivor. May he rest in peace, and my prayers go out to his family.”

Despite his untimely departure, Adan Canto’s legacy will endure. His talent and contributions to the entertainment industry will be remembered for years to come. Season three of The Cleaning Lady will soon air, but Canto’s absence will undoubtedly be felt. Our thoughts are with his wife Stephanie Ann Canto and their two children, Roman Alder (3) and Eve Josephine (1), during this difficult time.

Adan Canto’s journey as an actor started in Mexico City, where he pursued his passion after leaving home at the age of 16. He began his career in local commercials and television shows before landing a major role in Kevin Williamson’s 2013 Fox drama series, The Following. His dedication and talent propelled him to subsequent roles that showcased his versatility and artistry.

Let us remember Adan Canto not only for his undeniable talent but also for the joy and passion he brought to his work. His memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who appreciated his art.