'Spartacus' star has non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Actor Andy Whitfield arrives for a screening of "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" at the Tribeca Grand in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

March 10, 2010 5:06:24 AM PST
Andy Whitfield, who plays the title role in the Starz Original series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The British-born actor will begin treatment immediately.