Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 - August 19, 2013) was an American actor.He is perhaps best known for his teenage role as the title character on the Disney Channel television series The Famous Jett Jackson. Young was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Velma (née Love) and Tommy Scott Young.He had a part in the movie Friday Night Lights portraying Chris Comer and a part in the Jamie Foxx movie Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story. He portrayed Victor Stone (known in DC Comics as Cyborg) in a fifth season episode of the television series Smallville in 2006.He reprised his character in the Season Six episode "Justice", which aired on January 18, 2007, and again in the Season Nine finale "Salvation", which aired on May 14, 2010.Young moved to New York that June, but it was not until the next year that he auditioned for the part of Jett Jackson in The Famous Jett Jackson.Lee filmed the pilot and found out in June 1998 from The Disney Channel that the show had been picked up.They do not speak as often but he wishes her the best.
In a August 2012 interview with FHN magazine Lee Thompson Young disclosed that he is single.
In 2009, Young played a cocky surgical intern in the hit comedy show, Scrubs.
It is revealed that his character was an overweight child.
Young also starred in Sugababes video for their 2009 single "About A Girl".
Young graduated with Honors from the University of Southern California, majoring in Cinematic Arts.