Famous American actor, Mark Blum dies of coronavirus complications

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Famous stage actor, Mark Blum known for his heroic role in “Desperately Seeking Susan” and “Crocodile Dundee” has been confirmed dead from Coronavirus complications.

According to the statement released by Playwrights Horizon,

“With love and heavy hearts, Playwrights Horizons pays tribute to Mark Blum, a dear longtime friend and a consummate artist who passed this week,” the theater company tweeted.”Thank you, Mark, for all you brought to our theater, and to theaters and audiences across the world. We will miss you.”

Rebecca Damon, executive vice president and New York president of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) labor union said Blum was a “tireless advocate” for fellow performers.

“I always appreciated Mark’s clear perception of complex situations,” Damon wrote of Blum, a former SAG-AFTRA board member. “He always spoke the truth and did a great service in informing members of our community about the ins and outs of the union whenever he had the opportunity.”

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