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        16 July 2010

Our Son's Battle With Cancer and Rise To Fame


ImageTHE parents of Spartacus star Andy Whitfield have spoken of their son’s battle with cancer and Hollywood success.

Andy Whitfield, of Bull Bay, Amlwch, was diagnosed with non-Hogkins lymphoma earlier this year, which threatened filiming of the second series of the smash television show Spartacus in which Andy stars as the title character.

His parents Robert and Pat Whitfield flew out to 35-year-old Andy’s home in Sydney, Australia to support him, his wife Vashti and their two children when they heard the news.

“We weren’t quite sure what we were going to find, but he was full of health, bright and bouncy,” said Robert.

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