Matthew Mindler Is DEAD; Cause Of His Death? His Professional Career!

Matthew Mindler was a popular American child actor who grabbed attention for appearing in the role of Emily Mortimer and Steve Coogan’s son in the comedy-drama movie Our Idiot Brother in 2011. The late star had also appeared as Bereavement in Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

The star is no more with us. So, what is the reason behind his death? Scroll down to disclose more about his professional journey and personal life. Please scroll down:

Matthew Mindler’s Cause Of Death!

As per sources, the former child star did not return to his college residence and went missing. Mindler did not answer calls from his parents. According to NBC 8, the child actor disappeared from Millersville University on Tuesday.

As per the CCTV videos, he was last seen at 8.11 pm walking to the Centennial Drive Parking Lot from the West Village Residence. He had attended classes until 24th August and went missing on 25th August night.

CAPTION: Mathew Mindler died at the age of nineteen SOURCE: Instagram @daniilg121


During the time, Mindler was seen wearing his white University hoodie with black stripes on the arm with jeans accompanied by a black backpack and white sneakers.

The university police were in constant touch with Mindler’s mother and worked with campus staff to locate him. Sadly, on 28th August, it was announced that Mindler was no more.

Millersville University president Daniel A. Wuban confirmed his death in a press statement released on 28th August. The statement read:

It is with a grieving heart that I let you know of the death of 19-year-old Matthew Mindler from Hellertown, Pennsylvania, a first-year student at Millersville University. Our thoughts of comfort and peace are with his friends and family during this difficult time.

However, the exact reason behind his death is not revealed.

Professional Career!

Mindler was a child actor who was widely recognized for appearing in Our Idiot Brother alongside stars like Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, and Zooey Deschanel.

In the movie, he portrayed the role of River, the son of Liz, played by Emily Mortimer, and Dylan, played by Steve Coogan. His character was controlled by his parents, and he was unable to express his emotions.

In 2009, Mindler appeared in the role of Halloween Boy in the television series, As the World Turns. Similarly, in 2013, he worked in Frequency and Solo in 2015.

The former child actor had also appeared in Last Week Tonight With John Oliver in 2015 and in Late Show with David Letterman in 2010.

Mindler was active in the entertainment industry until 2016. His last appearance included in the television movie Chad: An American Boy.

How Much Was His Net Worth?

As Mindler was a former child actor and was not active in recent years, the exact figure of his net worth and salary was not disclosed.

However, according to a couple of tabloids, he was worth $400 thousand during his last days.

As per Career Trend, back then, the minimum salary of a child actor was $5,258 per week, so he might had received in the same range.

Short Biography; How Old Was He?

Mindler’s exact birthdate is not revealed. However, he was born in the year 2002 in Hellertown, Pennsylvania, the United States of America.

Information regarding his parents, siblings, family, and childhood was not disclosed.

Mindler died on 28th August 2021, and he was only 19 years old.

Regarding educational background, he had attended Millersville University as a freshman.

During his last days, the former child actor was focusing on his studies.  

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