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Sawyer and Sullivan Sweeten on Everybody Loves Raymond

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'Heartbroken' Ray Romano leads tributes to "wonderful" Everybody Loves Raymond Sawyer Sweeten costar after age 19, shot himself dead on the porch of the family Sawyer Sweeten shot himself while visiting family in Texas yesterday Geoffrey Barone played in the program by hitting twin brother and older sister The star of the show Ray Romano said he was "terribly shocked and saddened ' His sister Madylin posted on Facebook: "At this point I would encourage everyone to reach their loved ones" Ray Romano paid an emotional tribute to his co-star Everybody Loves Raymond Sawyer Sweeten after age 19, shot himself in the head on the porch of his family in Texas yesterday. US actor and comedian, 57, who worked with Sawyer for nine years from when he was just a baby of 16 months old, said he was "terribly shocked and saddened by the news." He added: "It was a wonderful and sweet child to be around always great energy that only he was there My heart breaks for him, his family and friends during this difficult time..." Sawyer appeared in 139 episodes of the popular American sitcom and also took small parts in TV show Even Stevens and Frank McKlusky CI with his twin brother Sullivan in the 2000s. The teenager played Geoffrey Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond, while his twin brother Michael played. Her older sister Madylin also played his older brother on the show, Ally. This morning there was a terrible family tragedy. We are devastated to report that our dear brother, son and friend, Sawyer Sweeten, took his own life. It was weeks away from his 20th birthday, "Madylin said in a statement. "At this delicate moment, our family asks for privacy and beg to get their loved ones. " Elizabeth Sawyer's mother posted a picture on Facebook on Wednesday saying how much he loved his three grown children. He also shared a post on Facebook Thursday that showed her and her older children bowling with the family, and one at the passover of the extended family celebrating the holiday. Raymond Sawyer co-star Doris Roberts paid tribute to him on Facebook, writing; "It is with great sadness that I learned of the news that Sawyer Sweeten, who played my grandson Geoffrey Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond, died at the home of his family in Texas. "It was a very sweet young man can lose a lot. Make sure your loved ones know how much you care about them, and please check with them if you have not touched base with them for a while. It is very important for keep in contact. " Patricia Heaton, his mother television, wrote; 'Sawyer Sweeten was a young funny and exceptionally bright. He's gone from us too soon. " Everybody Loves Raymond ran from 1996 - when the twins were only 16 months old - to 2005. On the basis of stand-up career main actor Ray Romano, the show, based on Long Island, was mainly about his strained relationship with his parents and brother Children, especially the twins, had smaller, cameo moments and at first were too young to speak. The series developed a loyal following in the US, and was shown on Channel 4 in the UK. Sawyer and his brother had not acted since the program ended, but his sister was to appear in several films, including American Splendor and Eagle Eye. She still acts and lives in Los Angeles. The three brothers appeared together for the last time in public at the 8th Annual TV Land in 2010. They also have a younger sister Maysa, and four half-brothers; Emma, ​​Giuliana, Elliette and Jaymeson. Madylin wrote on Facebook Thursday night; "At this point I would encourage everyone to reach their loved ones. Let them have no doubt of what they mean to you '. In March, the husband Jerry Sawyer's mother posted a picture on Facebook of Sawyer on a motorcycle, writing; 'Sawyer is riding around in a really kick ass !!! Iron 883 So proud that my two children have done so well in learning to ride! Sawyer was born in Brownwood, Texas in 1995, and also had a role in the film of Frank McKlusky, CI and popular TV show Even Ste...