Qusai Abtini


Age: 14

Syrian child actor who was known for his comical portrayal as the typical father-figure of a struggling Syrian household on the rebel-produced TV sitcom Umm Abdou the Aleppan that's often likened to the 1950's comedy I Love Lucy, and who became an instant celebrity in the war-torn Allepo, Syria when he appeared in the first television comedy, which aired in 2014 in nearly 30 episodes about 10 minutes long on the opposition station Halab TodayTV and was filmed in the besieged Syrian city while subjected to almost daily bombardment.

Cause of Death: Killed in a missile strike

Born: circa 2002

Died: July 8, 2016

Aleppo, Syria