Adan Canto, a familiar face in both films and TV shows, passed away on January 8, 2024, after a private battle with appendiceal cancer. He was just 42 years old. Known for his roles in popular productions such as “Designated Survivor,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Narcos,” and “Bruised,” Canto’s talent and charisma captivated audiences around the world.
Upon hearing the devastating news, FOX and WBTV expressed their heartfelt condolences in a joint statement: “We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Adan Canto. A wonderful actor and dear friend, we were honored to have him as part of the Warner Bros. Television and Fox Entertainment families since his U.S. debut in ‘The Following’ more than a decade ago.”
Canto’s recent role in the TV series “The Cleaning Lady” showcased his incredible artistry and range as an actor. His powerful performance resonated with viewers, who were touched by his depth and vulnerability. His loss is truly unfathomable, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Stephanie, their children, and loved ones. Adan will be deeply missed.
Adan Canto’s journey in the entertainment industry began in Mexico City, Mexico, where he appeared in numerous commercials. His passion for acting led him to be cast in the Mexican show “Estado de Gracia.” In 2013, Canto’s talent brought him to the United States, where he played the role of Paul Torres in the FOX series, “The Following.”