‘7th Heaven’ Star Child Actor Lorenzo Brino Dies in Car Accident

Lorenzo Brino, who made up one half of the Camden twins on The WB household dramedy “7th Heaven,” died final week at age 21, authorities stated.

Brino misplaced management of his automobile Monday at 3:05 a.m. whereas driving in his hometown of Yucaipa, California, and collided with a utility pole, in response to a coroner’s launch from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. He was pronounced useless on the scene and the Sheriff’s Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision.

Brino’s solely appearing credit score was as Sam Camden on “7th Heaven” from 1999 to 2005, starring reverse his brother Nikolas as twin David Camden. Sam and David, born in season three, had been the youngest of the Camdens, led by patriarch Rev. Eric Camden (Stephen Collins) and Annie Camden (Catherine Hicks).

Originally, the roles had been shared by their quadruplet siblings, however Lorenzo and Nikolas ultimately took over as Sam and David full time.

Mimi Brino, one of many quadruplets, paid tribute in an Instagram put up devoted to her “wonderful and loopy brother.

“You could be gone but it surely’s true when individuals say ‘gone however by no means forgotten,'” she wrote. “Saying that you simply had been a blessing is an understatement. You introduced gentle to so many lives and you probably did a lot with the too in need of a life that you simply had. I had the privilege of rising up facet by facet with you for a fully wild 21 years. Believe me after I say that you simply drove me so insane at instances, however you had been additionally part of a few of my most cherished recollections. I’m so so blissful to know that I used to be past cherished by you and that I ceaselessly have a guardian angel by my facet. Rest In Peace Lorenzo, I really like you now and I’ll love you ceaselessly.”