Blum was 69.
Though he was probably best understood for the 1985 movie “Desperately Seeking Susan,” in which he starred together with Madonna and Rosanna Arquette, he most just recently showed up in sustaining TELEVISION functions on the HBO collection “Succession,” the Netflix dramatization “You” and Amazon’s “Mozart in the Jungle.”
He was a staple in the New York movie theater area, often showing up on Broadway, consisting of the resurgence of “Twelve Angry Men,” though he showed up off Broadway far more usually.
Blum was a routine gamer with Playwrights Horizons, an off-Broadway movie theater in NewYork The firm remembered him onTwitter
“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 head of state and New York head of state of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) organized labor claimed Blum was a “tireless advocate” for fellow entertainers.
“I always appreciated Mark’s clear perception of complex situations,” Damon wrote of Blum
, a previous SAG-AFTRA board participant. “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.”
Fans of Blum’s resembled her belief. Actor Zach Braff said
he “could not have been a kinder human being” and commended his “wonderful” performing.
Actor and previous New York gubernatorial prospect Cynthia Nixon called
his efficiencies “unfailingly deep, subtle, hilarious and moving in equal measure.”
His goes to the very least the 2nd coronavirus- relevant fatality to shake the New York movie theater area. Earlier today, participants grieved the loss of Tony Award- winning dramatist Terrence McNally, that passed away from coronavirus complications at81