Romeo and Juliet choir boy actor Quindon Tarver dies in car crash

Actor Quindon Tarver has died. He was just 38-years-old.

The actor was best know for his role of a choir boy in the 1996 adaptation of Romeo + Juliet starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

The sad news was confirmed by his uncle Willie Tarver.

Trevor told US publication The Daily Beast: "He had an accident.

"All we know is he had a wreck, crashed into a wall somewhere on George Bush [Turnpike]. That’s all the information I have."

During Baz Luhrmann's film Quindon gave a moving renditions of Rozalla’s song, Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good).

He also covered Prince’s hit When Doves Cry.

Both of the songs appeared on the multi-million selling official Romeo and Juliet soundtrack.

As well as his role on the big screen, Trevor also had a small part in Madonna's iconic Like A Prayer music video.

Later on in his career he auditioned for American Idol – singing for the judges in both season two and season seven of Simon Cowell's hit TV show.

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Heartbreakingly, in 2017 the singer told ABC News that he had been molested by someone in the industry.

He said: "I was hurting. I had been molested, I had been raped, I had lost my career, which is what I had dreamed of doing all my life.

"I had to come back home because someone did something to me … I began drinking and dabbling in drugs and I lost it, man. I spiralled completely."

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As he battled drink and drug, Trevor also struggled with suicidal thoughts.

He cited 2016 as a turning point in his career after he was asked sing at a Prince tribute.

He perfromed When Doves Cry and says it helped motivate him to get to rehab.

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