Actor and singer-songwriter Jackson Odell attends the premiere of Roadside Attractions' 'Forever My Girl' at The London West Hollywood on January 16, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. Odel died in June at age 20. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Odell has acting credits on “Modern Family,” “iCarly,” “The Fosters” and starred in the 2011 Heather Graham movie “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer.” He’s been playing music even longer. A video on his YouTube page shows him playing piano at 7 years old.
He wrote original songs for a movie soundtrack
Combining his talents in film and music, Odell contributed several songs to the 2018 movie “Forever My Girl.” Lauren Alaina sang “Wings of An Angel” on the film, which Odell wrote.
He had YouTube channel consisting of covers and original songs