Veteran actor Tom Alter diagnosed with skin cancer, hospitalised
Tom Alter, who has acted in films across languages, television shows and much more, is suffering from skin cancer.
Veteran actor and theatre personality Tom Alter is suffering from skin cancer and is being treated at a city hospital here, his son, Jamie, said.
The 67-year-old actor has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, which is a type of skin cancer.
"He has been admitted in Saifee hospital for the past one week” Jamie added. He, however, did not divulge any further details about his father's present health condition.
In 2008, Alter was awarded the Padma Shri by the government.
An Indian actor of American descent, Alter is known for his work in films like 'Gandhi'. 'Aashiqui', 'Parinda' among others.