Granville Adams, “Oz” star, dies after a cancer battle. He was 58 years old.
Granville Adams Of HBO’s Oz Dies Of Cancer
Actor Granville Adams has died.
He is most notable for his role as Zahir Arif in HBO’s “Oz” in a recurring role.
Announced by his co-star, Kirk Acevedo made this announcement –
“I lost my brotha today after a long battle with cancer. I don’t do well with loss because I’m unfamiliar with it.”
“Yo Grany well be chopping it up on the other side one day. Until then…Rest easy my firend.”
It was about 10 months ago when Granville Adams posted a photo of himself in a hospital bed, with the caption, “F*** CANCER!”
After posting that message, and photo, to his social media page, his “Oz” family sprung into action.
Setting up a GoFundMe page on his behalf to help with his mounting medical bills, more than $100 thousand dollars was raised.
Other than the 48 episodes of “Oz”, he also appeared in NBC’s Homicide: Life on the Street as Officer Jeff Westby.
He is survived by his wife, Christina.