Jansen Panettiere is an American actor and voice actor, best known for his work in film and television. He has appeared in numerous popular TV shows such as “The X-Files,” “The Sopranos,” and “Heroes,” as well as films such as “The Perfect Game” and “Ice Age: The Meltdown.” Jansen has also lent his voice to a number of animated productions, including “The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina” and “Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil.” Born in 1994, Jansen is the younger brother of actress Hayden Panettiere.
Jansen died Sunday at home in New York. He was 28. Jansen was five years younger than Hayden, was her only sibling. Both worked together on “Tiger Cruise” in 2004 and “Racing Stripes” in 2005. In 2008, Jansen was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his role as Luke in “The Last Day of Summer.”