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Spartacus actor Andy Whitfield dies of cancer

12 September 2011 Last updated at 14:28 BST

Andy Whitfield, the British star of US TV drama Spartacus: Blood and Sand, has died at the age of 39.

Whitfield died on Sunday in Sydney, Australia, 18 months after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, his family and manager said.

This interview was recorded in January 2010.

Footage Spartacus: Blood and Sand courtesy of Starz.