Jahmil French

Jahmil French (July 29, 1991 – March 1, 2021) was a Canadian actor, most noted for his regular role as Dave Turner in Degrassi: The Next Generation, for which he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards in 2013, and his performance in the film Boost, for which he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018.[1]

He attended the Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts[2] in Scarborough, Ontario.

French died on March 1, 2021, at the age of 29. Neither the circumstances nor the cause of his death have been divulged.[3][2]



Year Title Role Notes
2014 A Day Late and a Dollar Short[4] Dingus
2014 Rocky Road[5] Razor
2015 Lead with Your Heart[5] Jackson
2016 The Night Before Halloween [4][5] Kyle
2016 Boost[4][5] Anthony 'A-Mac' Macdonald
2016 The Infamous Luke Ward
2018 At First Light Nathan
2018 TMI Crossing the Threshold James Langston
2019 Dalia Rock


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Flashpoint[4][5] Matt Medeiros Episode: "Exit Wounds"
2009–2010 Degrassi: Minis Dave Turner Main cast
2009–2013 Degrassi: The Next Generation[4][5] Dave Turner Main cast
2014 The Divide[4] Trey Page
2015 Remedy PJ Byrd Medical drama on Global
2016 Incorporated Spider Episode: "Cost Containment"
2018 Let's Get Physical Snacks TV series on Pop
2019 Soundtrack[4][5] Dante Mendoza Netflix series


  1. ^ "Jahmil French, star of Degrassi: The Next Generation and Soundtrack, dead at 29". CBC. Retrieved March 2, 2021. In 2018, French received a Canadian Screen Awards nomination for his work in the film Boost...
  2. ^ a b "Jahmil French, star of Degrassi: The Next Generation and Soundtrack, dead at 29 | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved March 2, 2021.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (March 2, 2021). "Jahmil French Dies: 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' Actor was 29". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 2, 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Jahmil French List of Movies and TV Shows". TV Guide. Retrieved March 2, 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Jahmil French". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved March 2, 2021.

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