Granville Adams dead: Oz actor dies aged 58 after battle with cancer

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Granville Adams, who was finest recognized for his function as Zahir Arif in Oz, has died on the age of 58 his co-star Kirk Acevedo has confirmed

Granville Adams has died aged 58

Granville Adams has died on the age of 58 from most cancers.

The actor was well-known for his ongoing function as Zahir Arif in Oz. His loss of life was confirmed by his co-star Kirk Acevedo.

He took to social media on Sunday to jot down: “I misplaced my brotha right this moment after an extended battle with most cancers. I don’t do effectively with loss as a result of I am unfamiliar with it.”

He added: “Yo Granny we’ll be chopping it up on the opposite facet in the future. Till then… Relaxation straightforward my pal.”

The star appeared on 48 episodes of the hit HBO present Oz.

His first look cam as a visitor b first showing as a visitor earlier than he landed a recurring supporting function till the present completed in 2003.

Granville performed the function of Muslim inmate Zahir who served as a lieutenant to Kareem Mentioned.

Ozstar Granville Adams wrote ‘f*** most cancers’ on Instagram in December 2020


Granville Adams/Instagram)

Granville’s household arrange a GoFundMe web page to assist along with his medical charges


Granville Adams/Instagram)

He was additionally recognized for his roles in Murder: Life on the Streets, as effectively of flicks Empire and Magic Metropolis Memoirs.

Granville first made his followers conscious of his analysis in December when he posted a picture to Instagram of himself in a hospital mattress. He captioned the publish: “F*** Most cancers.”

A GoFundMe web page was arrange shortly after by his household, explaining how payments had been rapidly mounting for his household.

They wrote on the web page: “On this quarter alone, the unpaid payments have piled as much as $69,550. We wish to collect collectively and present Granville our love by clearing this quarter’s payments, giving Granville concrete assist in his combat in opposition to this vicious illness.”

On the time, the chief producer of the HBO TV collection Tom Fontana and former co-star Dean Winters urged followers to donate no matter funds they will spare to assist ease the monetary stress for Granville’s household.

Followers and well-known faces took to Twitter to share their condolences following the information.

Granville Adams, centre, has died on the age of 58


Granville Adams/Instagram)

US politician Christopher Suprun wrote: “I simply heard #GranvilleAdams has handed. Superb actor on Ozand for all of New York. Requiescat in Tempo.”

Actress Kiersten Warren, who’s the spouse of Granville’s co-star Kirk commented: “RIP Granville Adams. All like to his Christina proper now.”

And lots of different stars, together with Kristen Johnston and Devon Sawa commented beneath Kirk’s private publish to ship their condolences.

Granville is survived by spouse Christina.

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