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December 7, 2021
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Spartacus TV actor Andy Whitfield dies at 39

Andy Whitfield, the British star of US TV drama, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, has died at the age of 39. Whitfield died on Sunday in Sydney, Australia, 18 months after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, his family and manager said.
Whitfield was born in Wales and moved to Australia in 1999. Actor Liam McIntyre took over Whitfield’s role in the TV series when he became ill. Whitfield played the title role in all 13 episodes of the first series, screened in 2010, and was about to shoot the second series when he was diagnosed with cancer.

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