Francis “Frankie” Mossman, a New Zealand actor best known for his roles in TV dramas such as “Spartacus” and “The Horizon,” died at the age of 33.
On August 14, he died in Sydney, Australia. The reason for death has yet to be revealed.
Mossman’s death was confirmed by his brothers, Laurence and Jeremy Mossman, who created a GoFundMe page to raise money for Mossman’s repatriation and funeral.
The post reads: “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.”
Mossman is most recognized for his portrayal as Vitus in the Starz series “Spartacus.”
Mossman played Stevie Hughes in the Australian online series “The Horizon” from 2013 to 2017. Mossman’s most recent credited part was as Luke in the 2020 short “Dis-Connect.”