Since the actress acted a several successful parts. Shortly after completing the first season of Spartacus: Blood and Sand, the titular star, Andy Whitfield was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Now, in March 2016 we can say that the replacement of actress was very successful. The role of the Naevia warrior was complicated and became a breakthrough role for Cynthia. TVLine looks back at more than two dozen times a TV role was suddenly recast, the reasons why, and if the change was mentioned on-screen. 65,545 followers, 227 followings from Cynthia Addai-Robinson (@cynthiaaddairobinson) - Instagram Cynthia Addai-Robinson is the actress of a quite wide range. Recently fans were asked to submit their questions to Lesley-Ann (Naevia) Manu Bennett (Crixus), the super couple of Season 1, below are Lesley-Ann's responses. We hope to bring you Manu's interview soon. Spartacus is a set of Starz television series that focuses on the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who, from 73 to 71 BC, led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic.Executive producers Steven S. DeKnight and Robert Tapert focused on structuring the events of Spartacus' obscure early life leading to the records of history. Many thanks to Lesley-Ann for taking the time out of … The internal conflict was real, but … Lesley-Ann Brandt, who played Lucretia’s “body slave” Naevia, left the show during its protracted hiatus. But I did find her character to become tiresome. I read that the actress changed because the original actress felt that the role was too hard for her to play, physically. EXCLUSIVE: Spartacus will not be the only recast role on the second season of Starz's flagship series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Cynthia Addai-Robinson's Wiki, body, husband, height, family Andy Whitfield, star of US TV drama, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, dies at the age of 39. I look forward to her new role.” Like Like Given the change of the character's mentality, I think she was right. There’s (more) bad news for Spartacus.It seems the last two episodes of Gods of the Arena will be the last we see of Lesley-Ann Brandt as Naevia, the beautiful slave.