‘Lock, Inventory and Two Smoking Barrels’ actor Jake Abraham dies, aged 56


Jake Abraham, the actor greatest recognized for his function in Lock, Inventory and Two Smoking Barrels has died aged 56.

Abraham starred in as Dean in Man Ritchie’s 1998 debut alongside actors Jason Statham and Vinnie Jones.

Born in Toxteth, Liverpool, the 56-year-old actor started his performing profession within the Nineteen Eighties at The Everyman Youth Theatre. Abraham labored for practically 4 a long time on each theatre and display screen.

In July, Abraham spoke to the Liverpool Echo after being recognized with most cancers earlier this 12 months.

He informed the publication that he first visited his physician again in February after feeling unwell. “I used to be working however I wasn’t feeling properly,” he informed the Echo. “I used to be pushing by way of these spells while you don’t really feel your self, you haven’t bought the power and there are aches and pains.”

After checks, the actor informed the Echo he’d been recognized with prostrate most cancers which had unfold. “It’s scary, to be confronted with your individual mortality is essentially the most scary factor you’ll ever undergo. To arrange for that and be cognitive mentally, however figuring out that’s what’s coming, it’s robust.”

The actor later underwent radiotherapy earlier than coming into palliative care.

Tributes to the actor have poured in on social media. Actor David Morrissey wrote in tribute: :”RIP Jake Abraham. Prime bloke and fantastic performer. Gone manner too quickly. RIP.”

actor Tina Malone added: “I’m heartbroken my display screen and theatre hubby, my mate of fifty years has handed, proficient, humorous, type, a real Liverpool legend rip my darling Jake Abraham.”

You possibly can see extra of the tributes right here:


Abrahams had a protracted profession on the stage and display screen and had appeared within the 1991 Channel 4 sequence GBH, in addition to movies Imply Machine and Formulation 51.

He additionally recurrently appeared in productions on the Royal Courtroom in Liverpool and starred in The Scouse Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime till January this 12 months.

Kevin Fearon, govt director of Royal Courtroom theatre, stated he was as a consequence of seem within the solid this 12 months and stated “we’ll be dedicating the present to him” (through BBC Information).

“Such a loss to us, to his household and to town,” Mr Fearon added.


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