The Adkins family said in a statement to The Associated Press Monday that “It is out of genuine love that we share Sinbad, our beloved husband and father, is recovering from a recent stroke.
“Sinbad is a luminous source of love and joy for many generations. As he begins his path to recovery, we are steadfast and optimistic that he will soon make our hearts laugh, ”the statement continued.
Sinbad, 64, born David Adkins, is known for his stand-up work and appearances on the sitcoms “A Different World” and “The Sinbad Show”. The artist has also appeared in several films.
“Our family thanks you in advance for your love and support and asks for continued prayers for her healing. We also ask you to respect our privacy during this period, ”the family declaration read.
Natalie Forte from 1st Look joins actor and father Sinbad and his daughter Paige Bryan to discuss their new show “It’s Just Family” on WE tv. They also talk about some of their favorite places in Los Angeles and New York. Tune into the 1st Look on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. EST / 1 a.m. EST after Saturday night live on NBC.