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Lee Thompson Young

Funeral Service

On Famous Movie Lot

8/22/2013 4:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Lee Thompson Young will be laid to rest this week ... and TMZ has learned the actor's funeral service will take place at the legendary Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood.

We've learned ... the service has been set for Friday afternoon ... on the lot where his show "Rizzoli & Isles" is filmed. We're told hundreds of people are expected to attend.

0822-paramount-picturesIn lieu of flowers, Young's family is asking friends and fans to make a donation to the Young Storytellers Foundation, an organization which helps expose underprivileged kids to the arts.

As we previously reported, Young was found dead this week inside his LA home with a self inflicted gun shot wound. Police still have no clue why he took his own life.

Young was 29.

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Yes, I'm That Leah    

Why would this brother leave a note? He thought nobody would care if he was dead anyway, they didn't care about him when he was alive.... leave a note, and they talk about you EVEN worse. It's sad.

390 days ago
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Winter    

man, seriously, why so many news about black people? why not keep it proportional, as far as I know they make 13% of the population, what is your agenda TMZ?

390 days ago
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CelebJustice    

So sad. RIP Lee. I hope you've found your peace. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.

390 days ago
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Bkshorti    

He was a g8t actor, r.i.p. Prays go out to his friends and family.

389 days ago
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jdranetz    

It was difficult to watch the other day's R&I episode knowing he had died. He previously had a show of his own on Disney. He had steady work on R&!. It's not "Charlie Sheen" money, but it should have paid the bills. There are thousands of struggling actors with out any regular gig. It doesn't make sense. My guess it's either a failed romance, or some financial drain (gambling, drugs, bad investments, embezzling manager, greedy stage parents. etc) that we are not aware of. He was certainly likeable and charismatic in his role of Det. Frost.

389 days ago
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laffnbear    

Well, that settles it, Young will never get old.

389 days ago
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Chitwn96    

R.I.Paradise Lee T. Young you will be missed i was shocked to hear this my favorite show Rizzoli&Isles , may you find peace and may your family be at ease, it's difficult to lose someone you love. Thoughts and prayers to you & your family. :(

389 days ago
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Norma Desomd    

How very sad. I loved watching him on Rizzoli and Iles. He appeared like he had such a kind way about him. I hope whatever caused him to do this will somehow now find him peace. Condolences to his family and friends.

389 days ago
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Casey     

Definately FOUL PLAY!! can't they see that

389 days ago
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L♥ve     

R.I.P Lee. Such a talented good looking man gone who had his whole life ahead of him.

389 days ago
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Tisha    

Such a sad story. Nobody knows what was going on in his head and nobody ever will. Lee is truly going to be missed by his family and his friends and his fans. RIP Lee

389 days ago
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versie martin    

Winter thank you for being the exact person who will suffer in life. Life is about the mosaic picture not the bleach only.

389 days ago
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versie martin    

Winter, Thank you for being the exact person who will suffer in life for you prejudice voice. Life is about the mosaic picture, not the bleach only outlook.

389 days ago
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389 days ago
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