December 3, 2021

Matthew Mindler, child actor from ‘Our Idiot Brother,’ found dead near Millerville University; cause of death under investigation

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. — Matthew Mindler, the previous child actor finest recognized for appearing alongside Paul Rudd within the 2011 function “Our Idiot Brother,” was found dead Saturday morning, his college confirmed in a press release.

The cause of death is under investigation.

The 19-year-old, a first-year scholar at Millerville College in Pennsylvania, was final seen Tuesday evening strolling from his residence corridor.

His physique was found 4 days later in Manor Township near the Millerville campus, which is situated about 75 miles west of Philadelphia.

“It is with a grieving heart that I let you know of the death of 19-year-old Matthew Mindler from Hellertown, Pennsylvania, a first-year student at Millersville University. Our thoughts of comfort and peace are with his friends and family during this difficult time,” an e-mail from the college reads

“Our Idiot Brother,” starred Rudd, Elizabeth Banks and Zooey Deschanel. Mindler performed River, the son of Liz (Emily Mortimer) and Dylan (Steve Coogan) “who is heavily controlled by his parents and therefore unable to express himself,” in response to Selection.

He is additionally credited for a task on the long-running cleaning soap opera “As The World Turns,” in response to IMBD.