'Crocodile Dundee' actor Mark Blum dies from COVID-19 complications


You and Crocodile Dundee star Mark Blum has died aged 69 from coronavirus.

Beloved stage actor Mark Blum has died of complications from the coronavirus, according to published reports.

They created: 'With love and heaviness of hearts, Playwrights Horizons commemorates Mark Blum, a dear long time good friend and a skilled musician that passed today.

'Thank you, Mark, for all that you have given to our theatre and theatre in general, and to the audience the world over. More recently, he had recurring parts in Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle and Netflix's You.

"When I was in drama school Mark Blum was exactly the kind of actor I aspired to be: constantly employed, deeply respected, total mensch", said Radnor.

According to TheWrap, Blum was a fixture of the NY theater community who appeared on Broadway in Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers", Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" and many more.

The New Jersey-born actor died this week, New York-based theater company Playwrights Horizons revealed via a tribute on social media. Mark was a dedicated Screen Actors Guild and SAG-AFTRA board member serving from 2007-2013, a passionate champion for merger, and a tireless advocate for members.

Playwright Horizons shared the sad news on March 26, with SAG-AFRTA executive vice president Rebecca Damon later confirming that his death was due to COVID-19.

Mark starred as Rosanna Arquette's husband in the 1985 romantic comedy Desperately Seeking Susan. May you rest in peace and power.

Blum has a recurring role on the first season of the Lifetime series You. Blum additionally had a protracted profession popping up in minor roles in dozens of TV reveals throughout the previous few many years, showing in Roseanne, Wings, Frasier, NYPD Blue, The Sopranos, The West Wing, and 7 episodes throughout the Regulation & Order franchise as six totally different characters. His wife Janet Zarish was my acting teacher at NYU.

Actress Judith Light wrote: 'Mark Blum, so generous, so kind, so humble, so talented.



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