Spartacus actor Andy Whitfield dies, aged 37

Former Spartacus: Blood and Sand actor Andy Whitfield has died, aged 37.

The Australian actor, who featured in the lead role in the Starz series, passed away on Sunday. He had been battling non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

Whitfield was diagnosed 18 months ago with the form of cancer, as he was preparing for the second season of the Spartacus series.

Whitfield’s wife Vashti said in a statement that her “beautiful young warrior” passed away on a “sunny Sydney morning” in the “arms of his loving wife”.

Source: Stuff

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