4 Jul – Robert De Niro's grandson and actor Leandro De Niro-Rodriguez has recently passed away.
The news of the 19-year-old actor's death was shared by his mother, Drena De Niro, stating, "It is with immeasurable shock and sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved son Leo. We thank you for the outpouring of love and support and ask that we are given privacy at this time to process this inconsolable grief."
No information was released as to the reason of his passing. The young actor had previously appeared alongside his mother in the 2018 movie, "A Star is Born", as well as "Cabaret Maxime" and "The Collection".
In a statement to the media, Robert De Niro said, "I'm deeply distressed by the passing of my beloved grandson Leo. We're greatly appreciative of the condolences from everyone. We ask that we please be given privacy to grieve our loss of Leo."
Leandro is the grandson of De Niro through his first marriage to Diahnne Abbott.