British actor Jake Abraham especially known for his participation in the film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, from the director Guy Ritchie He died at the age of 56 from a prostate cancer.
Abraham, who played the character of Dean in the British gangster film, made public last July that he suffered from this disease and revealed that he was receiving palliative care.
The actor, born in the English city of Liverpool (northern England), also appeared in the television series GBH, broadcast in 1991 on British television Channel 4 and in films such as Mean Machine and Formula 51.
According to what Abraham himself told a local newspaper, he received his diagnosis of cancer, which spread to the rest of his body and caused tumors in his spine, hips and bladder, at a doctor’s appointment after a long period of illness.
“I was working but I wasn’t feeling well. “It was going on during those periods when you are not well, you have no energy, and you feel pain,” the interpreter then explained, who went to the doctor when he found blood in his urine so that a specific test could be performed.
Abraham began acting in the 1980s in the Everyman Young Theater from his hometown and during his four-decade career, he combined his work on stage with other projects on the small screen.
Speaking to the BBC, Kevin Fearon executive director of Royal Court Theatre, He noted that they were counting on the actor for one of the plays scheduled for this year: “It is a huge loss for us, for his family and for the city (Liverpool”), he indicated.