Who was Jake Abraham? Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Two Smoking Barrels star dies at 56


Jake Abraham Wiki – Jake Abraham Biography

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels star Jake Abraham has died at age 56, just months after sharing his regret over not receiving a cancer diagnosis sooner. The Liverpool native opened up about his condition in July and confessed that he had “left it too late” to go to the doctor after feeling unwell for a while. The actor was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which then spread to the rest of his body and created tumors in his spine, hips and bladder. When news of Jake’s passing emerged online, stars, friends and fans flooded X, formerly Twitter, with messages of condolence. Actor and filmmaker David Morrissey said: ‘RIP Jake Abraham. An excellent guy and a wonderful performer. He left too soon. Stuart Anthony added: “Very sorry to hear that Jake Abraham has sadly passed away aged 56. Lovely man x.” Actress Tina Malone, who described Jake as her stage husband, said: “I’m heartbroken, my film and stage husband, my partner of 50 years has passed away.” “Talented, funny, kind, a true Liverpool legend, RIP darling.” Meanwhile, radio host Pete Price said: ‘Another wonderful, kind and talented friend has passed away. We are going to miss Jake very much. I always loved his performances.’

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Jake Abraham was 56 years old.


One fan online wrote: ‘What sad news today. Jake Abraham, one of the city’s most beloved actors, has died at age 56. Another said: “Liverpool have lost a great talent and a great man in Jake Abraham.” Thoughts and prayers are with his family.’ A third added: ‘God bless you Jake. Always a little diamond. Very sad news. I’m glad to have shared some boss memories with you over the years. Good night, RIP friend. Jake, who recently appeared on stage in the pantomime The Scouse Jack and the Beanstalk, said he finally went to his GP after a long period of illness. He told the Liverpool ECHO: “I was working but I wasn’t feeling well.” He was overcoming those spells where you don’t feel yourself, you don’t have the energy and there are aches and pains. ‘The costumes for the play were huge, I knew I wasn’t feeling well at that moment, but I hadn’t felt well for a long time. ‘What made me go to the doctor and get a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test was that I passed blood in my urine. ‘I took a test and ended up at the Royal. He said, ‘You have cancer, I’m so sorry.’ He said he had it for years, maybe four years.

Jake initially received radiotherapy treatment, however after some time they changed his treatment plan to palliative care. The star said that at that time they told him that he could have months or years to live. His late diagnosis meant he was willing to encourage others to get checked if they felt sick. Jake Abraham, who was born in Toxteth but grew up in Kensington, began his career in the 1980s, among what he called a “cauldron of talent” at The Everyman Youth Theatre. He then enjoyed a four-decade career on stage and screen. This included working with some of the biggest names in British drama, including his fellow Liverpudlian Alan Bleasdale in the 1991 Channel 4 series GBH. One of his most famous roles was as Dean in the gangster classic ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’, which was Guy Ritchie’s directorial debut. In addition to his best-known performance in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, he also appeared in Prisoners Wives, Holby City, The Bill and Red Dwarf.

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