Mark Blum

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Mark Blum (May 14, 1950 – March 25, 2020) was an American actor.[1] He was born in Newark, New Jersey.

He co-starred in Sweet Surrender in 1987. He also appeared on the following programs; Capital News in 1990, Frasier in 1997, and NYPD Blue in 1999. From 2014 to 2018, he appeared in Mozart in the Jungle.[2]

He won an Obie Award for his performance as Al in the Playwrights Horizons production of Albert Innaurato's play, Gus and Al, during the 1988–1989 season.[3]

In 2018, Blum was cast in a recurring role as Ivan Mooney in the former Lifetime thriller series You.[4]

Blum died at a hospital in New York City on March 25, 2020, from COVID-19 at the age of 69.[5][6]

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  1. "Mark Blum | Biography and Filmography | 1950". Hollywood.com. February 2, 2015. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  2. The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. pp. 1159, 188. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
  3. 1988–89 Obie Awards. InformationPlease.com; retrieved March 23, 2016.
  4. Mitchell, Molli (January 17, 2019). "You on Netflix spoilers: What happened to Mr Mooney? What did he do to Joe?". Express. Retrieved June 6, 2019.
  5. Welk, Brian (March 26, 2020). "Mark Blum, Star of 'Desperately Seeking Susan' and 'You,' Dies at 69 Due to Coronavirus Complications". TheWrap. Retrieved March 26, 2020.
  6. Barnes, Mike (March 26, 2020). "Mark Blum, Stage Veteran and Actor in 'Crocodile Dundee,' Dies From Coronavirus Complications at 69". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 26, 2020.