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Andy Whitfield of ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand’ Passes Away At 39

Andy Whitfield, star of the Starz series “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” died Sunday of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Sydney, Australia. The ruggedly handsome actor was 39 years old. Whitfield was a virtual unknown when he was cast as the title hero in “Spartacus: Blood and Sand” but his work helped establish the original series as a hit with […]

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Starz Issues Statement On Andy Whitfield’s Departure From ‘Spartacus’ Series

Andy Whitfield, star of Starz‘s “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” has been advised by his doctors to immediately resume aggressive treatment for a recurrence of cancer, as a result of which he will not be returning for the series’ second season, which was tentatively set to air in September 2011. “It’s with a deep sense of […]