The actor Jake Abraham, greatest identified for his position in Man Ritchie’s Lock, Inventory and Two Smoking Barrels, has died aged 56.
Abraham, who performed Dean within the British gangster movie, revealed his prostate most cancers prognosis in July and stated he was receiving palliative care.
The Liverpool-born actor’s different roles included the 1991 Channel 4 collection GBH, and the movies Imply Machine and Components 51.
Invoice Elms, a Liverpool theatre director and producer who labored with Jake on a number of events, advised the Liverpool Echo: “I had the good pleasure of working with Jake on a number of exhibits I co-produced, Twopence to Cross the Mersey and Lennon’s Banjo, he was a beautiful actor, an ideal firm member and was a lot liked by so many within the trade.
“He can be sadly missed. I’ve many fond recollections of Jake, he was all the time so upbeat and enjoyable to be round. I admired him for going public along with his sickness, it is going to make a distinction to many others and save lives.
“It’s a really unhappy day. RIP and sending my like to his family and friends.”
Abraham beforehand advised the Echo that he had acquired his most cancers prognosis after going to the medical doctors after a protracted interval of sickness. The most cancers later unfold to the remainder of his physique and tumours developed in his backbone, hips and bladder.
“I used to be working however I wasn’t feeling properly. I used to be pushing via these spells while you don’t really feel your self, you haven’t received the vitality and there are aches and pains,” he stated.
“What made me go to the physician and get a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) check was that I handed blood in my urine.
“I received a check and ended up within the Royal. He stated: ‘You’ve received most cancers, I’m so, so sorry.’ He stated that I’d had it for years, possibly 4 years.”
Abraham’s character in Ritchie’s 1998 basic was one in every of two incompetent thieves who’re despatched to steal a pair of vintage shotguns.