Beloved actor loses battle to cancer at 56

Written by Henrik Rothen

Oct.03 - 2023 12:16 PM CET

Beloved actor loses battle to cancer at 56.

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The British film industry is mourning the loss of a cherished actor, Jake Abraham, who passed away at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer, according to BBC reports.

Jake Abraham had revealed in July that he had been feeling unwell for an extended period but had sought medical advice too late for the cancer to be treated effectively.

The disease had already metastasized to other parts of his body. He had a poignant message for other men who might be ignoring symptoms:

"I think many men have the mindset that it will pass. I'm receiving palliative care. I found out too late, and there's nothing they can do for me."

A memorable career

Abraham was particularly known for his role in Guy Ritchie's British gangster film "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels." His untimely death leaves behind his wife and two children.

The actor's passing serves as a grim reminder for men to pay attention to their health and not to ignore symptoms. Early detection can make a significant difference in the treatment of diseases like cancer.

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