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Spartacus Star Andy Whitfield Passes Away

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ComingSoon.net

September 11, 2011

“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” actor Andy Whitfield died from non-Hodgkin lymphoma today, September 11, in Sydney, Australia, at the age of 39.

Whitfield’s manager Sam Maydew and wife Vashti said in a statement that Whitfield died on a “sunny Sydney morning” in the “arms of his loving wife.”

The actor left the Starz show when he was diagnosed 18 months ago.

“We are