NEW YORK (AP) – Sinabad’s family says the comedian-actor is recovering from a recent stroke.
The Adkins family said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday that “It is sincere love that we share Sinabad, our loving husband and father, recovering from a recent stroke.”
“Papabad is a mild source of love and happiness for many generations. While he is beginning his path to recovery, we are loyal and optimistic that he will soon bring laughter to our hearts, ”the statement continued.
The 64-year-old Sinbad, born David Adkins, is known for his stand-up work and appearances in the sitcoms “A Different World” and “The Sinbad Show”. Entertainment has also appeared in many films.
“Our family thanks you in advance for your love and support and continues to pray for her healing. We also ask that you respect our privacy during this time, ”read the family statement.