NEW YORK (AP) – Sinbad’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 “out of sincere love, we share Sinbad, our beloved husband and father, recovering from a recent stroke.
“Sinbad is a light source of love and joy for many generations. As he begins his journey to recovery, we are loyal and optimistic that he will bring laughter to our hearts soon, “the statement continued.
Sinbad, 64, born David Adkins, is known for his stand-up work and participation in the comedies “A Different World”
“Our family thanks you in advance for your love and support and asks for constant prayers for his healing. We also ask that you respect our privacy during this time, “the family said in a statement.