Badler, who starred in both iterations of TV’s sci-fi series V, did not disclose her son’s cause of death but wrote on Instagram that Hains had “struggled with mental illness and addiction.”
“On Jan 7 my beautiful son died,” Badler wrote on the Instagram post last night. “He was 27 and had the world at his feet. But sadly he struggled with mental illness and addiction. A brilliant spark shone bright too short a time .. I will miss you Harry every day of my life.”
Born on December 4, 1992, in Melbourne, Australia, Hains eventually relocated to Los Angeles, becoming a model, actor and musician (he played music under the name ANTIBOY). In addition to the 2015 AHS role, Hains played Noah in a March 2019 episode of Netflix’s The OA. Other TV credits
He also starred in indie films including Groupie (2018) and The Surface (2015) and appeared in several others.
A memorial service for Hains is planned for Sunday in Hollywood.