Nick Cordero, a Broadway actor died after a battle with coronavirus, said a CNN report.
He was 41.
His wife, Amanda Kloots, announced his death.
“God has another angel in heaven now.
“My darling husband passed away this morning.
He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.”
Kloots has been regularly updating her social media accounts for news of her husband.
Which included his battle with the virus and its complications.
Cordero even lost a leg as a result of the complications.
She said Cordero battled the disease for 95 days.
Born in Canada, Cordero grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, and eventually made his way to the Big Apple.
In 2014 he has been nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award his role in “Bullets Over Broadway,”
It is a role that earned him a Theatre World Award and Outer Critics Circle Award.
Cordero originated the role of the husband, Earl, in the Broadway production of “Waitress,” as well as the role of Sonny in the musical version of Chazz Palminteri’s “A Bronx Tale.”
He also found success on the small screen.
He appeared in episodes of “Blue Bloods,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Lilyhammer.”
Other Celebrities Who Have Died Due To COVID-19
The Wrap has compiled a list of celebrities who died from coronavirus.
The Wrap is the leading digital-first news organization covering the business of entertainment and media via digital, and print.
Among them are:
Terrence McNally, a four-time Tony Award-winning playwright, died on March 24th at the age of 81.
“Top Chef Masters” Season 3 winner, Chef Floyd Cardoz died at the age of 59 of coronavirus complications on March 25th.
American rock musician, Alan Merrill, 69, best known for co-writing and recording the original version of “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” died March 29th.