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Lizzie McGuire Actor Daniel Escobar Dies at 49

Daniel Escobar Dies at 49

Originally posted 12/18/2013 11:00AM

Actor Daniel Escobar, best known for his role as a teacher opposite Hilary Duff on Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire, died Friday. He was 49.

Escobar passed away of complications from diabetes at a hospital in Los Angeles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Shakespearian-trained actor played Lizzie McGuire's teacher, Mr. Escobar, from 2001–2002.

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