Jack O’Connell Fulfilling Deathbed Promise To His Late Dad



Actor Jack O’Connell might be used as an example for the acting profession, but also as a true man. The British actor’s fulfilling his father’s dying wish by providing for his family.

Star of 300: Rise of an Empire, lost his dad five years ago, due to pancreatic cancer. However, he has strived to fulfil a deathbed promise ever since, to take care for his mother and younger sister.

O’Connell admitted his movie career allows him to provide financially for his family, revealing to Daily Mail, “I asked him straight up: ‘Is there anything you need from me when you’re not here?’ And he said that I should look after Mum and Megs, my younger sister. So I have. I’m the breadwinner, and I have mouths to feed.”

In one of the past interviews, when asked about his past, Jack said, “I went to two Catholic schools. So there was a massive Irish influence in my life. There was a strong Traveller community there, when they decided to turn up. This is probably a bit insulting, but, when I was a kid, I presumed Ireland must be a place in Derby. I had that affiliation through doing dancing at the Irish centre. They used to call me Jumping Jack.”

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