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Mark Blum, star of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan', dies from coronavirus

Posted On: 27 Mar 2020   |   Posted By: NME

Mark Blum, star of ‘Desperately Seeking Susan', dies from coronavirus

Mark Blum, the broadway actor and star of the movie Desperately Seeking Susan , has died due to complications from the coronavirus. He was 69.
News of his death was shared by Off Broadway theatre company Playwrights Horizons and later confirmed by actor's union SAG-AFTRA.
“With love and heavy hearts, Playwrights Horizons pays tribute to Mark Blum, a dear longtime friend and a consummate artist who passed this week. Thank you, Mark, for all you brought to our theatre, and to theatres and audiences across the world. We will miss you,” Playwrights Horizons wrote in a tweet.
With love and heavy hearts, Playwrights Horizons pays tribute to Mark Blum, a dear longtime friend and a consummate artist who passed this week. Thank you, Mark, for all you brought to our theater, and to theaters and audiences across the world. We will miss you. pic.twitter.com/NMVZFB5hPb
- Playwrights Horizons March 26, 2020
Blum made his Broadway debut in Arnold Wesker's The Merchant in 1978. Some of his other stage credits...

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