Granville Adams, ‘Oz’ actor, has died

He was thought to be 58.

“Granny has ascended to the heavens. Gran spent his last days surrounded by his loved ones, family, and close friends. His wife Christina was by his side the entire time and was alone with him when he passed,” the Instagram post from his household read.

“Granny is now in peace and not suffering anymore. He fought till the end with a strength, beauty and grace like no other, putting his family before himself til the final moments,” the post continued. “Granville would not want us to be sad! Granny would want us all to smile and remember the best times we had with him, and share the love we learned from him! Granny may have left the building, but he will forever be in our hearts!”

Adams appeared in all 6 seasons of “Oz.” His character goes through a spiritual improvement throughout the course of the jail drama. Adams acting work likewise consisted of looks on “Empire” and “Homicide: Life on the Street,”

Adams initially shared he had actually been detected with cancer in 2020. He had actually published updates about his health ever since, consisting of a post from 10 weeks earlier from the health center following radiation treatment.
A number of cast members have actually begun a GoFundMe to assist his household with medical expenditures.

“Oz” showrunner and executive manufacturer Tom Fontana commemorated Adams in a post on Sunday night.

“Goodnight, sweet prince/and flights of angels sing thee to they rest,” Fontana composed.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.