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Australian model and actor Harry Hains, who starred in American Horror Story: Hotel and The OA, has died at the age of 27.

Harry Hains mother, actress Jane Badler, confirmed the news on Instagram on Thursday.

‘He was 27 and had the world at his feet,’ she wrote. ‘But sadly he struggled with mental illness and addiction. A brilliant spark shone bright too short a time… I will miss you, Harry, every day of my life.’

Jane – who is best known for her roles in NBC sci-fi series V, Falcon Crest and Australian soap opera Neighbours – did not disclose her son’s cause of death.

A funeral service will be held at the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 12.

She also included information about his memorial service, which will be held at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles Sunday. She included details on how to RSVP.  Hains’ manager did not immediately respond to USA TODAY’s request for comment.


Celebrities and non-celebrities alike took to the comment section to send their thoughts and prayers.

Actress Lois Robbins wrote, “Love you, Jane. My heart breaks for you and your family. RIP beautiful Harry.”

Actor Shawn Ashmore wrote, “I am so sorry for you to lose Jane!!”

Actress Celia Freijeiro wrote, “I am so deeply sorry for your loss, Jane. Sending you and your family love and support.”

In addition to “American Horror Story” and “The OA,” the Melbourne-born star is also known for his role in the 2016 drama “The Surface.”

Badler is best known for playing Shannon Reed in the “Mission: Impossible” television series from 1989 to 1990 and playing Diana in the television series “V” from 1984 to 1985.

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