He was believed to be 58.
“Granny is now in peace and not suffering anymore. He fought till the end with a strength, beauty and grace like no other, putting his family before himself til the final moments,” the post continued. “Granville would not want us to be sad! Granny would want us all to smile and remember the best times we had with him, and share the love we learned from him! Granny may have left the building, but he will forever be in our hearts!”
Adams appeared in all six seasons of “Oz.” His character goes through a spiritual transformation during the course of the prison drama. Adams acting work also included appearances on “Empire” and “Homicide: Life on the Street,”
“Oz” showrunner and executive producer Tom Fontana paid tribute to Adams in a post on Sunday night.
“Goodnight, sweet prince/and flights of angels sing thee to they rest,” Fontana wrote.