I felt like it was a real gift to be able to give some value to other people because the value I got from it was extraordinary."Sam Maydew, who guided Andy Whitfield's acting career and was an executive producer of Be Here Now, says Vashti has already been a huge source of healing for others by appearing in the documentary."The heart and soul of this movie was the bond and love between Vashti and Andy and their kids," he says.These victories have not only forged the legend of Spartacus, but have greatly increased the ranks of the rebellion slaves to more than 30,000.Rome is indeed beginning to tremble at the threat Spartacus now represents.
He had a wife named Vashti Whitfield and he left behind two children.
Whitfield was previously married to Terrica Smith-Whitfield.
See more Andy Whitfield pics here: Actor Andy Whitfield and actress Lucy Lawless attend the Cinema Society & John And Aileen Crowley screening of "Extraordinary Measures" at the School of Visual Arts Theater on January 21, 2010 in New York City.
"We were fortunate to have worked with Andy in and came to know that the man who played a champion on-screen was also a champion in his own life." Whitfield is survived by his wife and two children.
The statement released about his death included that he was "surrounded by family" at the time of his passing. morning, surrounded by his family, in the arms of his loving wife, our beautiful young warrior Andy Whitfield lost his 18-month battle with lymphoma cancer," the statement read.