Washington, DC – Broadway actor Nick Cordero, aged 41 years, died after a long battle with coronavirus.
According to Variety, the veteran, known for his roles in ‘Rock of ages’ ‘waitress’ ‘Bullets over Broadway’ and ‘Bronx tale music, died Sunday after a battle with complications due COVID-19 in a few months.
His wife, Amanda Kloots, made a sad announcement on her Instagram account in on Sunday night.
In March 2020, Cordero was hospitalized in the medical center cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles after testing positive for COVID-19. During his hospital stay, he was given a temporary pacemaker, suffered a leg amputation and was put into an artificial coma.
He was in the ICU for more than 90 days and suffered from additional complications, such as infections of the lungs and septic shock.
Kloots were given updates on the status of Cordero on her stories Instagram during his stay in the hospital. Most recently, she told TV presenter Gayle king, he probably needs a double lung transplant, if he survived. Many people showed their support with posts and videos with WakeUpNick.
In 2012, Cordero first arrived on the Broadway stage for ‘rock of ages’, as Dennis record company people. In 2014 he was nominated for a Tony and a drama Desk nomination for his role of Cheech in the musical adaptation of bullets woody Allen’s ‘over Broadway’.He also appeared as the Count in the waitresses, leaving to play Sonny in the Bronx tale musical, for which he was nominated for the drama Desk.
During his television career, he guest roles in ‘blue’ and ‘lilyhammer,’ and had a recurring role as Victor Lugo in ‘blue blood’ and as Anthony Marino in ‘Law and order: Special victims unit.’Grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, Cordero studied at Ryerson University, but left finished singing for the group Lovemethod. After departure from Canada to new York, he originated the role of toxie on Broadway in ‘the Toxic avenger’.Cordero is survived by his wife, former Radio city dancer, and dancer, and their son Elvis. (Ani)
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