- The renowned actor gave life to the gladiator Rhaskos in the television series ‘Spartacus’.
- He had been diagnosed with colon cancer a few months ago
- Fans fire him on social networks
Actor Ioane “John” King, who played the gladiator Rhaskos on Steven S. DeKnight’s popular series Spartacus, has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. The unfortunate news was released on Facebook where family and friends issued a statement.
As pointed out by the British media such as ‘Daily Mail’doctors diagnosed him with colon cancer in January 2022. However, in these seven months the cancer spread throughout his body, affecting other parts and organs such as the pancreas.
Family issues statement!
“It is with sadness that we share that early today (Friday, August 19) John’s fight ended. He passed away in the company of loving friends and family, “reads on the Facebook social network where the actor’s family released the news. “John leaves a huge void in this world, he was a wonderful husband, father, son, brother, friend and human being.
“Those of us who were lucky enough to know him will continue his legacy of kindness, positive influence, hard work and love,” they added in the statement shared with the community of fans of the renowned series where the actor worked and became widely recognized. FILED FROM: Ioane ‘John’ King Dies