[09/12/11 - 06:14 AM] Starz Statement on Andy Whitfield's Passing "We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Andy Whitfield," said Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht.
[via press release from Starz]
STARZ STATEMENT ON ANDY WHITFIELD'S PASSING
Below please find STARZ' statement on Andy Whitfield's Passing:
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Andy Whitfield," said Starz President and CEO Chris Albrecht. "We were fortunate to have worked with Andy in 'Spartacus' and came to know that the man who played a champion on-screen was also a champion in his own life. Andy was an inspiration to all of us as he faced this very personal battle with courage, strength and grace. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. He will live on in the hearts of his family, friends and fans."
Andy Whitfield starred in the lead role of Starz's original drama series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" in 2010.