Coronji Calhoun Sr., who played Halle Berry‘s abused son in Monster’s Ball, passed away from congestive heart failure on October 13. He was 30.
Calhoun was only 10 years old when he was cast to play Halle Berry’s son Tyrell Musgrove in Lee Daniels‘ Monster’s Ball.
Berry played Leticia Musgrove in the role that won her the Academy Award for Best Actress in 2002.
Berry and Monster’s Ball director Lee Daniels each donated $3,394 to a GoFundMe account created by Calhoun’s mother, Theresa Bailey.
“Coronji Calhoun Sr. recently joined the ancestors in watching over me and our family on October 13, 2021.
“We are blown away by the outpouring of love the community and Coronji’s adopted family has shown during our process of grief. As we close this chapter, we ask that in your remembrance of him, you remember to love your neighbor as yourself, because that is what Coronji did for his entire community.”