Award winning actor Sandra Bullock

Award winning actor Sandra Bullock 

Family members said that Bryan Randall, the longtime partner of award-winning actor Sandra Bullock, has died, . Randall, who was 57, had been privately battling the progressive neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's  or ALS or  disease. 

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"His family said in a statment to CBS On August 5th he(Bryan Randall) passed away peacefully It is with great sadness that we share after a 3 year battle with ALS," Bryan chose early to keep his journey with ALS private and those of us who cared for him did our best to honor his request." 

The statement went on to thank the energetic doctors and "amazing  nurse who helped care for him, "often sacrificing their own families to be with ours." The family asked for privacy as they grieve the "to bryan impossibility of saying goodbye ."

ALS causes the motor neurons that run from the spinal cord to the brain to degenerate, making the brain unable to control muscle movement. According to the ALS Association as the illness progresses, people finally lose their ability to eat move speak ,walk or move, eat,  breathe, . 

Bullock, 59, had been with Randall since roughly 2015 after he photographed her son Louis' birthday. In a December 2021 interview with Red Table Talk, she described him as a "saint." 

"He is evolved on a level that is not human," she said, saying that she adopted her daughter, Laila, not long after they started dating. 

She said "I found the love or care of my life,". 

Along with the two children Bullock adopted, Randall also had a daughter.  

"She said of the couple's relationship It's the best thing ever," . "...I don't need a paper to be a devoted partner. ... I don't need to be told to weather a storm with a good man." 

Bullock's sister, pastry chef Gesine Bullock-Prado, penned a tribute to her sister's partner on Monday, saying she's convinced that he "has found the best fishing spot in heaven and is already casting his lure into rushing rivers teaming with salmon."

ALS is a cruel disease but there is some comfort in knowing he had the best caretakers in my amazing sister and the band of nurses she assembled who helped her look after him in their home," Bullock-Prado said. "RIP, Bryan."


Bryan family suggested donations to the  be made to the ALS Association  General Hospital's Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS.

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