Actor Mark Blum, best known for his roles in Desperately Seeking Susan, where he co-starred alongside Madonna, Law & Order, and Succession, has died today after suffering complications from COVID-19.
He was sixty-nine-years-old.
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Mark Blum's lucrative acting career began in 1980...
The star has since enjoyed a jam-packed, successful acting career.
via: imdbIn 1985, the actor notably hit the big screen alongside singing icon, Madonna, in the comedy-drama Desperately Seeking Susan. Blum starred as Gary Glass, Rosanna Arquette's husband, in the movie.
His film resumé also included several other popular spectacles...
Blum was also a huge figure in television.
In more recent years...
In 2018, Blum starred in Netflix's smash hit series, You.
Blum was also a big player in the off-Broadway scene.
via: Getty ImagesHe's worked on the likes of Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Gallery, Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play, Amy Herzog's After the Revolution, and Craig Lucas' The Singing Forest.
Blum’s last-ever role will be a posthumous appearance on the upcoming fifth season of Showtime’s Billions.
via: Getty ImagesDevastatingly, on Wednesday, March 27th, the star passed away at NewYork-Presbyterian hospital from complications relating to COVID-19.
Blum's friends confirmed the tragic news of his death today.
Tributes have poured in for the star.
Rebecca Damon, executive vice president of the New York local, also spoke out following his tragic death.
Madonna also paid tribute to her former co-star.
The actor has been described as "so generous, so kind, so humble, so talented."
Mark Blum, so generous, so kind, so humble,so talented. Our time together in the play The Assembled Parties at MTC… https://t.co/fPsu63udSW— JudithLight (@JudithLight)1585240059.0
Twitter was flooded with tributes to the beloved actor.
So sad to say goodbye to my dear friend, Mark Blum. Will miss him forever. A very good man.— Brent Spiner (@Brent Spiner)1585252948.0
This is utterly devastating news.
With love and heavy hearts, Playwrights Horizons pays tribute to Mark Blum, a dear longtime friend and a consummate… https://t.co/4ETOqofRkS— Playwrights Horizons (@Playwrights Horizons)1585234837.0