Mark Blum, who starred alongside Madonna and Rosanna Arquette in Desperately Seeking Susan and recently in Mozart in the Jungle, died of COVID-19 in New York.
Madonna noted his passing, underscoring the seriousness of this disease:
Rosanna Arquette got the news from a reporter:
Blum’s Broadway appearances included the revival of Twelve Angry Men, as well as The Assembled Parties, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, and Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers. He considered his home theatre Playwrights Horizons, who released a tribute:
The Wrap collected a roundup of other tributes, many of which underscored the seriousness of COVID-19.
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