(CNN) Actor, author, director, food-lover, sexy bartender and dancer (see “Shall We Dance”) Stanley Tucci has revealed that he had cancer about three years ago, but it’s been successfully treated.
In the September issue of Vera, Virgin Atlantic’s inflight magazine, Tucci said he was diagnosed with a tumor at the base of his tongue, and went through months of high-dose radiation and chemo.READ MORE: Dragon Con 2021 Draws Thousands Of Fans To Atlanta
“I had a feeding tube for six months,” he told the magazine, adding that the cancer is unlikely to come back.
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Earlier this year, Tucci headlined the CNN Original Series “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy,” a six-part program in which heÂ visited several regions of Italy, revealing the country’s history and culture through its most famous dishes.
Last year, shortly after many countries instituted lockdowns due to the coronavirus, the Oscar-nominated actor almost broke the internet with aÂ video he posted on InstagramÂ showing him makingÂ a NegroniÂ for his wife, Felicity Blunt — a performance that had some labeling him a “sexy bartender.”MORE NEWS: CW69 Sports Interview: Shawn Elliott (Cont'd)
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