Sinbad, 64, recently suffered a stroke, his family tells the Associated Press.
“It is out of sincere love that we share Sinbad, our beloved husband and father, is recovering from a recent stroke,” the family said. “Sinbad is a light source of love and joy for many generations. While he is beginning his road to recovery, we are faithful and optimistic that he will bring laughter into our hearts soon.”
They continued, “Our family thanks you in advance for your love and support and ask for continued prayers for his healing. We also ask that you please respect our privacy during this time. Thank you.”
Sinbad, real name David Adkins, recently starred on the FOX series “Rel.” He is also known for his comedy specials, “The Sinbad Show,” “A Different World,” “Jingle All the Way,” and other TV and film projects.
He is married to Meredith Fuller, with whom he has two children.