Cancer v. Spartacus ends as expected

Sad day on this one.  I liked the show a lot.

ANDY Whitfield, the 39-year-old star of the cable series Spartacus: Blood and
Sand, has died in Sydney.

Manager Sam Maydew said Whitfield died yesterday of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Whitfield’s wife, Vashti, called her husband a “beautiful young warrior” who
died on a “sunny Sydney morning” in the “arms of his loving wife”.

Whitfield – who was born in Wales and lived in Australia – was a virtual
unknown when he was cast as the title hero in Spartacus, a hit original
TV series that made waves with its graphic violence and sexuality.

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