Entertainment You and Crocodile Dundee star Mark Blum dies age 63 from coronavirus
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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.
'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.
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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.
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.'
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Coronavirus: "Star Wars" actor Andrew Jack dies .
© twitter.com/JoonasSuotamo/ The "Star Wars" family mourns Andrew Jack Andrew Jack died at the age of 76. The actor, who was seen in "Star Wars" among others, was infected with the corona virus. actor and dialect coach Andrew Jack, who starred in "Star Wars" and worked with many stars, died in a clinic near London. He had been infected with the corona virus, explained his agent, according to the BBC . Jack was 76 years old.