11:09 AM EDT 07/06/2014
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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