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'Spartacus' Star, Jai Courtney, Laments His Late Co-Star Andy Whitfield


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'A Good Day To Die Hard' star, Jai Courtney, has revealed his utter shock at the news of Andy Whitfield's death from cancer. The surprise came from that fact that the 'Spartacus: Blood And Sand' actor had always appeared to be "an image of health". Courtney and Whitfield grew steadily closer while working on the critically acclaimed 'Starz' series, with Whitfield acting as a mentor for the younger newcomer, Courteny.

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Whitfield passed away from non-Hodgkin Lymphoma at the age of 39 in 2011, yet Courtney had no idea of his friend's suffering until very late. In an interview with the 'Sydney Morning Herald', Courtney said: "Being close with him on Spartacus had a lot to do with me coming out to Los Angeles in the first place, hearing about his experiences and how the town worked and what you need to do to get an agent, and he really helped guide me through all that, so when he got sick it was unbelievable."

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Andy Whitfield - Andy Whitfield and Erin Cummings Held at The Hammer Museum Los Angeles, California - 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' premiere Thursday 14th January 2010

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