Kirk-Cameron-Andrew-Koenig-Tracey-Gold-500.jpgCelebrities have been expressing their grief over yesterday’s news that Andrew Koenig had committed suicide. Kirk Cameron and Tracey Gold, who acted alongside Koenig for four years, have now added their thoughts on their friend’s passing.

“It is with great sorrow to hear about the final outcome of the search for my old friend Andrew,” Cameron says in a statement. “I hope everyone will be sensitive to the Koenigs and give the family some private time to reflect and to grieve the loss of their beloved son.”

]]>Us, Gold, who played Mike’s sister, Carol Seaver, on the show, stated: “Today is a sad day. My heart is broken for Andrew’s family. I have such great memories of Andrew and our time together on ‘Growing Pains.'” On Mon. Feb. 22, Cameron joined his voice to other friends and family who were asking for any information leading to Koenig’s whereabouts. He also made a heartfelt pleas to the then missing actor.

“Andrew, if you’re reading this, please call me,” Cameron said in a statement. “Mike and Boner could always work things out when they put their minds to it. I’m praying for you, pal. Hope to hear from you soon.” The body of missing “Growing Pains” actor Andrew Koenig was discovered in a Vancouver area park yesterday (Thu. Feb. 25). His death was an apparent suicide, the actor’s father has confirmed. Follow Zap2it’s Dish Rag on Twitter, @TheRealJethro on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest celeb news and buzz. Related: ‘Growing Pains’ star Andrew Koenig was a part of our childhood
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