"With love and heavy hearts, Playwright's Horizons pay tribute to Mark Blum, a long-time friend and accomplished artist who joined this week", writes the off-Broadway theater in a BEEP.
Elsewhere within the '80s earlier than getting his first massive break in Desperately Searching for Susan as Gary Glass, the husband of Rosanna Arquette's character.
Blum's final NY stage appearance was last fall in Fern Hill, in which he co-starred with Jill Eikenberry, John Glover and Mark-Linn Baker.
'He was just one of one of the most recognized stars in NY: a sign of tough knowledge, completely dry wit & & deep compassion on phase and off.More news: Coronavirus: What help will self-employed get from government?
Playwright Jack Canfora tweeted: "Came upon a terrific actor and man whom I used to be fortunate sufficient to be in a single of my performs died this morning of #coronavirus".
The actress tweeted a heartfelt tribute to her former co-star following news of his death, which said: "I'm so deeply sad for his family and for his fans. May he rest in peace".
Actress Judith Light created: 'Mark Blum, so charitable, so kind, so simple, so gifted. "Mark Blum was of the wonderful caliber".More news: Can pets be infected with COVID-19?
'May he relax in tranquility recognizing that he changed the lives of many and was treasured by many; me amongst them.'.
Writer Christopher Shinn shared: 'In 2011 Mark Blum starred in my play Picked @vineyardtheatre, in a tricky role - a narcissistic filmmaker whose more human instincts collide with the desire to protect himself from emotional risk Mark's performance took huge risks. "He was fantastic. And the kindest man. Rest in peace". Mark was a dedicated Screen Actors Guild and SAG-AFTRA board member serving from 2007-2013, a passionate champion for merger, and a tireless advocate for members.
SAG-AFTRA exec vice head of state Rebecca Damon validated the fatality of her "good friend" on social media sites.
Blum is survived by his wife of 15 years, his mother, Lorraine, and sister, Nancy.More news: Vermont jobless claims spike, smashing Great Recession high
Damon concluded, "Mark was smart, funny, and a true actor's actor".