British actor Jake Abrahamknown for being one of the clumsy thieves who are commissioned to steal two antique shotguns in the film ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’has died at the age of 56, according to the UK press.
Abraham, who also participated in films such as ‘Mean Machine’ y ‘Formula 51’, announced in July that he had prostate cancer. The actor said he was receiving palliative care as the cancer had metastasized and he had tumors in his spine, hip and bladder.
“I had the great pleasure of working with Jake on some shows I co-produced, ‘Twopence to Cross the Mersey’ y ‘Lennon’s Banjo’. “He was a wonderful actor, a great member of the company and was well-loved by many in the industry,” he said. Bill Elmsa Liverpool theater director and producer who worked with Jake on several occasions.
“He will be sadly missed. I have many good memories of Jake, he was always very optimistic and fun. I admired him for making his illness public; it will make a difference for many others and save lives. It is a very sad day,” he concluded.