Mark Blum

Mark Blum, a long-time actor who starred in the movies Desperately Seeking Susan and Crocodile Dundee — as well as the recent TV series You — has passed away due to complications from the Coronavirus.

He was 69 years old.

It’s possible that not many readers out there have heard of Blum.

But we can almost guarantee you recognize his face.

The actor’s small-screen career began in the 1980s with a guest spot on the medical drama St. Elsewhere — and he then went on to appear in episodes of numerous shows, including:




The West Wing

The Practice

Most recently, he starred opposite Penn Badgley as Mr. Mooney on the hit drama You.

Representatives for Blum have confirmed his death, while also stating that he had contracted Covid-19 at some point in the last several days.

No other details are available at this time.

Blum was also a fixture of the New York theater community, having won an Obie Award for his performance in the Playwrights Horizons production of a play from Albert Innaurato, “Gus and Al.”

Moreover, he appeared on Broadway in Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers,” Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man” and more.

Tweeted theater company Playwrights Horizons in response to this sad news:

“With love and heavy hearts, Playwrights …read more

Source:: The Hollywood Gossip


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