American actress Stevie Ryan has died aged 33 following a suspected suicide.

Stevie became known for her parodies of celebrities including Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga, as she won huge praise having been scooped up by Hollywood bosses.

Rest well…. So sad to hear of another life lost to suicide.

I love her very deeply and I regret every moment I didn’t spend with her,’ wrote comedian Benji Aflalo on Twitter, sharing three photos of Stevie, including one that showed him sat beside her.

Superstore writer Vanessa Ramos tweeted: ‘I am beyond saddened to learn of Stevie Ryan’s passing.

According to the website, Stevie died at her Los Angeles home with the cause of death listed as suicide by hanging.

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