Wilko Johnson, Game of Thrones Actor, Has Terminal Cancer
Game of Thrones star Wilko Johnson, 65, is preparing for his final battle. The British actor & musician has been diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer.
His manager confirmed to BBC News this week.”I am very sad to announce that Wilko has recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer of the pancreas.”
“He has chosen not to receive any chemotherapy.”
“He\'s currently in satisfactory spirits, is not yet suffering any physical effects & can expect to enjoy at least another few months of reasonable health & activity.”
Wilko Johnson portrayed the character of Ilyn Payne, a mute executioner, on seasons one & two of the wildly popular HBO fantasy series.
He moreover a member of British blues band Dr. Feelgood.
“Wilko wishes to offer his sincere thanks for all the support he has had over his long career, from those who have worked with him to, above all, his devoted fans & admirers.”
“To those who have attended his live gigs, bought his recordings & generally made his life such an extraordinarily full & eventful experience, thank you,” his manager adds.