Mexican actor, Adan Canto, known for his roles in “Designated Survivor” and the superhero drama “X-Men have died following a battle with cancer.
The actor’s publicist Jennifer Allen confirmed that Canto died at the age of 42 on Monday after succumbing to appendiceal cancer.
Canto, who was born in Mexico and raised in Texas, starred as the pyrokinetic mutant Sunspot in 2014’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” appearing alongside Patrick Stewart and Hugh Jackman in the sci-fi-action flick.
The film went on to earn an Oscar nomination for best achievement in visual effects in 2015.
Adan Canto also starred in the Halle Berry-directed sports drama “Bruised” in 2020, as well as the 2022 action thriller “Agent Game.”