Andy Whitfield

Welsh actor (1971-2011)

Andy Whitfield (17 October 1971 – 11 September 2011) was a Welsh-Australian actor. He was best known for his leading role of Spartacus in the Starz television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. He was born in Amlwch, Anglesey.

Andy Whitfield
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Whitfield at the San Diego Comic-Con International, July 2010
Born17 October 1971
Died11 September 2011(2011-09-11) (aged 39)
Cause of deathNon-Hodgkin lymphoma
Years active2004–2011
Spouse(s)Vashti Whitfield (2001-2011; his death)

Whitfield died from non-Hodgkin lymphoma on 11 September 2011 in Sydney, New South Wales. He was 39. He was outlived by his wife and their two children.[1]


  1. "Spartacus star Andy Whitfield, 39, dies in Sydney". 12 September 2011. Archived from the original on 20 March 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2014.

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