Sadness and shock as actor dies aged 33

Francis ‘Frankie’ Mossman has died at the age of 33 his brothers have confirmed.

The actor best known for his roles in Spartacus and The Horizon passed away in Sydney, Australia, on August 14. No cause of death has been disclosed as of yet.

The New Zealand star’s brothers, Laurence and Jeremy Mossman, described Francis as an “energetic force” and have set up a GoFundMe page in a bid to raise funds to transport his body back to New Zealand for a funeral.

They described how their mother’s final wish is to see her son one last time before he is laid to rest.

Their post read: “With heavy hearts and much sadness, we learned of Francis’ passing last Saturday 14th August in Sydney, Australia.

“Francis was an energetic force and much-loved brother and son. He was a well-respected member of the acting community and found a supportive and endearing family community in Sydney.

“His smile and energetic presence will be sorely missed by those lucky enough to have known him.”

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