'Everybody Hates Chris' Actor Johnny Palermo Dead at 27

Television actor Johnny Palermo, who appeared in more than 30 shows during his career, died June 8 in a fatal car accident, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Palermo, 27, and girlfriend Alessandra Giangrande, who was driving at the time, were both killed in an early morning crash in North Hollywood. Giangrande’s brother, also a passenger, survived the crash, but suffered serious injuries.

The young television actor had a short but substantial career, appearing in such hit shows as “Everybody Hates Chris,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “CSI: Miami,” and the Nickelodeon series “Just for Kicks.”

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined.

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