Andy Whitfield passed away Sunday at the age of 39 after a battle with non-Hodkin lymphoma. His wife Vashti Whitfield confirmed his death, writing the actor passed away on a "sunny Sydney morning" in the "arms of his loving wife." Whitfield was a model and actor best known for his early work on Australian TV shows like Opening Up, All Saints, and The Strip. He gained prominence Down Under in his role in the supernatural flick Gabriel. He landed the lead role of Spartacus in the 2010...Read Full Story
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Andy Whitfield, the former star of TV show Spartacus: Blood and Sand, died on Sunday of lymphoma in Sydney, Australia, at age 39, his representatives said. Whitfield played the indomitable hero Spartacus in the Starz network show when it launched last year. The actor, whose other credits included the 2010 film The Clinic and the 2007 movie Gabriel, had to step away from his role on Spartacus due to his illness, non-Hodgkin lymphoma. "On a beautiful sunny...Read Full Story
Date of Birth17 July 1972, Amlwch, Anglesey, North Wales, UKDate of Death11 September 2011, Sydney, Australia (non-Hodgkin's lymphoma)Height5' 11" (1.80 m)SpouseTerrica Smith-Whitfield (1999 - 2003) (divorced)Vashti Whitfield (? - 11 September 2011) (his death) 2 childrenTriviaAndy attended Screenwise Film & TV School for Actors in Sydney, Australia.Was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and began immediate treatment in New Zealand [March 9, 2010].He was born in Amlwch, Wales, and...Read Full Story
MTV Newsroom Just another WordPress site 'Spartacus' Star Andy Whitfield Lives On In New Documentary Jun 26th 2012, 18:18 By Bryant Gilmore When Andy Whitfield completed his first season on the hit show "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," he was understandably exhausted. He had undergone an extensive and strenuous training regimen to prepare for his role and filmed choreographed battle scenes for 12 to 14 hours a day. Reflecting upon this, Whitfield said, "I was exhausted by the end...Read Full Story
A couple of years ago, I offered a heads up on a documentary of which I’d only seen snippets entitled “Slaughter Nick for President” made by actor friend Rob Stewart and the talented sibling filmmaking team of Mark and Liza Vespi. “Slaughter Nick” made its debut last weekend to sold out theatres in Toronto and Belgrade, thoroughly delighting audiences on both continents and attracting interest that will soon bring it to the rest of the world. I gotta say I’m incredibly proud to have been a...Read Full Story
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Vashti Whitfield is the widow of Welsh actor Andy Whitfield, best known for his role as Spartacus on the television show 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand.' Find more Vashti Whitfield pictures, news and information below.