Michael C. Hall announced today that he has been battling cancer and is now in the recovery stage with the disease is in remission, according to People. This comes as a shock to to his fans as he just finished arguably the best season of his Showtime drama, “Dexter.”
Hall, 38, had a form of cancer called Hodgkins lymphoma which is one of the most curable types of cancer of the lymphatic system, reported the Ministry of Gossip. Hodgkins is most commonly diagnosed in 20-30-year-olds.
“I feel fortunate to have been diagnosed with an imminently treatable and curable condition,” Hall said. “I thank my doctors and nurses for their expertise and care.”
Hall’s spokesman Craig Bankey told People that Hall and his wife Jennifer Carpenter (who plays his sister on “Dexter”) plan to attend the Golden Globes this Sunday and the Screen Actors Guild Awards the next weekend. Hall and the cast of “Dexter” are nominated for awards at both events.
Bankey also confirmed that filming for “Dexter” will go on later this year as planned.