Kan costar of the TV series ‘Spartacus’ 49 – Deadline

Ioane ‘John’ King, one of the prominent cast members of Starz SpartacusAnd the He died at the age of 49 from thyroid cancer, which had spread to the pancreas and other organs.

He announced his condition in January. No information was available about the place of his death.

The New Zealand actor played the wrestler “Raskus” in the series.

Manu Bennett, who played Crixus on the show, paid tribute to his co-star on Instagram.

“on me Spartacus John was hired as an additional employee. But with a strong presence and always positive attitude among the cast and crew, he won the speaking role of Rhaskos. I remember John fondly for his huge smile and sparkle in his eye as he greeted me and the others into a group each day, offering a Gladiatorial forearm handshake and acknowledging in his deep, raspy voice, “Brother!”

His family said the actor “died in the company of loving friends and family.”

“John left a big hole in this world, as he was a husband, father, son, brother, friend and a wonderful human being. Those of us who were lucky enough to meet him will continue his legacy of kindness, positive influence, hard work, and love.”

The king is the second to hit Spartacus ejaculate. Costar Andy Whitfield was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2010 and died 18 months later at the age of 39.

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