Beloved actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson, star of Lazy Town dies of cancer

Actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson, best known for his role as Robbie Rotten in TV series LazyTown has died following a brave fight of stage four cancer to the bile duct. 

Stefánsson and his wife Steinunn Ólina Þorsteinsdóttir, also a well known actress, were open about, discussing his illness on social media. 

Þorsteinsdóttir announced on her Facebook site  this evening that Stefánsson had passed away after a two year fight against the disease.

Stefánsson was 43 years old. 

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