Mark Blum was born on May 14, 1950, and from Newark, New Jersey, U.S. He was an American actor and best know for playing Madonna’s love interest in the legendary 1985 New York City film “Desperately Seeking Susan,” and according to the recent report the actor passed away at the 69 due to Coronavirus.
The Playrights Horizons wrote on Twitter “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 theaters and audiences across the world. We will miss you.”
Rosanna Arquette, she was his onscreen wife in “Susan,” wrote on Twitter “Sharon Waxman informed me of this very very hard news today I’m so deeply sad for his family and his fans. he was a wonderful actor and a very good and kind man. May you Rest In Peace and power mark. God bless you.”
In 1970, he began acting on the stage and made appearances in the movie Lovesick which was released in 1983. Then, he acted in such as Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Just Between Friends (1986), Crocodile Dundee (1986), Blind Date (1987), and The Presidio (1988).
Additionally, Mark appeared on the Television also, he co-starred in Sweet Surrender in 1987, then in Capital News in 1990, Frasier in 1997, and NYPD Blue in 1999. For the past few years, he was busy in the shows like Mozart in the Jungle and Coin Heist (2017).
In January, Netflix’s hit shows You was renewed for a third season by the streaming service and in which Mark played as Mr. Mooney. In his career, he spanned nearly 40 years in this Industry and also won an Obie for his performance in Gus And Al. According to the IMDB page, he has more than 80 film credits to his name.
Moreover, Mark Blum was best remembered for Crocodile Dundee (1986), Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) and Shattered Glass (2003).
How old was Mark Blum? He was born on May 14, 1950, and from Newark, New Jersey, U.S and was 69 years old at the time of death. However, we have less information about his father, mother, and siblings.
Talking about his education he attended Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
He is survived by his wife, Broadway, film and soap actress Janet Zarish. Where Janet Zarish is also an American actress known for her work in television, movies and the theatre.
Estimated Net Worth of him is USD 6 Million as of 2020. He stands 5 feet 9 inch tall and weighs around 78KG.