Only Fools And Horses' Patrick Murray struggling to walk due to cancer pain
The 66-year-old actor revealed he has started relying on a wheelchair to get around.
Only Fools And Horses star Patrick Murray has revealed he has started relying on a wheelchair to get around as the pain of his cancer makes walking a struggle.
The 66-year-old actor - best known for playing Mickey Pearce in the hit BBC sitcom - recently revealed he had been diagnosed with a second cancer that had entered his lymphatic system.
Murray told The Sun: “It has been absolute agony, murder. Every time I put my weight on my legs and hips I’m screaming in my head as I’m trying to walk."
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The actor revealed he started to use a wheelchair when going out shopping with his wife.
He admitted: “I’ve been putting off getting a wheelchair because I thought I wasn’t ready for it yet. It’s just not a nice thing to leave behind.
“But I’ve had radiology treatment which is starting to work.
“The pain is getting less, which is fantastic. I should be able to walk again soon.”
Murray revealed last year that he had lung cancer and a few months later updated fans to say that after undergoing treatment doctors had told him he had been cured.
Then in January 2023 he revealed he had received a second cancer diagnosis and had had a tumour and half of his liver removed.
And on 24 April he tweeted: “Despite all the wonderful efforts by the medical and nursing teams at Medway, Guys and Kings College hospitals, the lung cancer has returned.
“I thought I had a painful groin strain a couple of months ago, unfortunately that turned out to be the cancer getting into my pelvis and leg bones. It has also entered my lymphatic system.”
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The actor played the character Mickey, who was a friend of the Trotter brothers Rodney and Del Boy, in several episodes of the much-loved sitcom between 1983 and 2003.
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