She was a talented and promising actress loved by so many.
Tributes have been pouring in for children’s television star Mya-Lecia Naylor after news emerged of her sudden death at the age of 16.
Mya-Lecia’s first role was on Absolutely Fabulous aged just one, as Saffy’s daughter Jane. She also appeared on screen alongside Tom Hanks and Halle Berry in the 2012 film Cloud Atlas.
Her Grandmother Paid Tribute
Mya Lecia was also a much loved child star of BBC shows Millie Inbetween and Almost Never.
The company say she died after collapsing on April 7 in a post on their CBBC children’s TV website last night.
Her good looks landed her many modeling gigs and she was also a talented singer, featuring in a six-piece band called Angels N’ Bandits.
Geraldine Beggs, Mya-Lecia’s grandmother, was flooded by supportive messages after she changed her cover art to that of her and her granddaughter.
Mya’s Instagram posts have been deleted by her management “out of respect” for the star. The star had almost 250k followers, with devastated fans leaving messages in a forum set up by the BBC.
She Had More Projects In The Pipeline
Mya – Lecia was born in Warwickshire in 2002. The pretty young star began her career aged two in the BBC show Absolutely Fabulous. Earlier this month, Mya said she was excited about all the projects she had lined up.
She told Trés Magazine: “I have been filming a few things here and there but everything’s a bit hush hush at the moment so I can’t really speak about it yet but be on the lookout because there’s going to be some amazing projects out real soon!”
She was set to star in The Witcher, which is in pre-production. Other in the cast include Henry Cavill and Lars Mikkelsen.