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Michael Cuccione — the 16-year-old actor who played Jason "QT" McKnight on MTV's boy band spoof, 2gether — died over the weekend in Vancouver, British Columbia, of complications from respiratory failure. Cuccione had suffered from Hodgkin's disease, but his cancer was in remission. According to MTV, chemotherapy treatments were affecting his breathing and forced him to sit out of recent episodes.

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Michael Cuccione — the 16-year-old actor who played Jason "QT" McKnight on MTV's boy band spoof, 2gether — died over the weekend in Vancouver, British Columbia, of complications from respiratory failure. Cuccione had suffered from Hodgkin's disease, but his cancer was in remission. According to MTV, chemotherapy treatments were affecting his breathing and forced him to sit out of recent episodes.