‘Oz’ Principal individual Granville Adams
Dumb at 58 …
After Most cancers Struggle
10/10/2021 2: 44 PM PT
Granville Adams — smartly-known for his ongoing position as Zahir Arif in “Oz” — has died after a fight with cancer.
His costar, Kirk Acevedo, made the announcement Sunday … writing, “I lost my brotha today after a long fight with cancer. I don’t perform effectively with loss because I’m queer with it.” He provides, “Yo Granny we will be reducing it up on the diversified aspect in the future. Till then… Relaxation easy my friend.”
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Adams seemed to direct his diagnosis relief in December of final year, posting a photograph of himself in a effectively being facility bed, taking a peek in unlucky health, and captioning it … “FCANCER!”
His “Oz” household started a GoFundMe on his behalf almost presently thereafter, explaining that the fellow’s effectively being facility funds had been mounting for every him and his household … asking the final public for lend a hand. On the time, they wrote … “In this quarter alone, the unpaid funds salvage piled as a lot as $69,550. We’re searching to secure together and level to Granville our adore by clearing this quarter’s funds, giving Granville concrete toughen in his fight by incompatibility vicious disease.”
The GFM also notes that Adams hadn’t been ready to work over the previous year (2020) and that all funds would be donated straight to his loved ones. As of this writing, it’s reached virtually $100k in contributions.
Cherish we mentioned, GA is per chance most sensible probably identified for performing on 48 episodes of the hit HBO level to, first performing as a visitor and then a habitual supporting position except it went off the air in 2003. Adams played Arif — a Muslim inmate who served as a lieutenant to Kareem Acknowledged.
Adams had a few diversified performing credits under his belt … in conjunction with roles in “Homicide: Lifestyles on the Streets,” the movie “Empire” and “Magic City Memoirs.”
Granville is survived by his wife, Christina. He became 58.