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You and Crocodile Dundee star Mark Blum dies age 63 from coronavirus

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 26/03/2020 Dailymail.com Reporter

Getty © Getty Getty You and Crocodile Dundee star Mark Blum has died aged 69 from coronavirus.

New York-based theater company Playwrights Horizons revealed the news via a tribute on social media.

They wrote: 'With love and heavy hearts, Playwrights Horizons pays tribute to Mark Blum, a dear longtime friend and a consummate artist who passed this week.

Mark Blum standing in front of a sign posing for the camera: Sad loss: You and Crocodile Dundee star Mark Blum dies age 63 from coronavirus; he is seen in December 2017 © Provided by Daily Mail Sad loss: You and Crocodile Dundee star Mark Blum dies age 63 from coronavirus; he is seen in December 2017

'Thank you, Mark, for all you brought to our theater, and to theaters and audiences across the world. We will miss you.'

Blum played Mr Mooney on Netflix's hit show You, which in January was renewed for a third season by the streaming service.

He also had a role on HBO's Succession and TV shows including Almost Family, The Good Fight and Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle.

Rosanna Arquette, Mark Blum are posing for a picture: Throwback: Blum is seen in 1985's Desperately Seeking Susan alongside Rosanna Arquette © Provided by Daily Mail Throwback: Blum is seen in 1985's Desperately Seeking Susan alongside Rosanna Arquette

Blum played Rosanna Arquette's husband in the 1985 romantic comedy Desperately Seeking Susan.

She told The Wrap: 'I'm sad about this. He was really very kind, was always supportive and funny, a gentle man and a great actor who loved the work. I'm so sad for his family and all the people who love him. This is a tragedy on so many levels. Rest in peace and power Mark Blum.' 

Gallery: Stars we lost in 2020 (Wonderwall)

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