Mark Blum Biography – Mark Blum Wiki
Mark Blum (born Mark Jeffrey Blum) was an American actor. He appeared in numerous popular TV series including Roseanne, Frasier, NYPD Blue, The Sopranos and Succession, as well as The Good Wife and its 2019 spin-off The Good Fight. He was a regular in all four series of Mozart in the Jungle (2014-18), and in the Netflix thriller You (2018).
He started acting on stage in the 1970s. In the 1980s, he starred in the films: Lovesick (1983), Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Just Between Friends (1986), Crocodile Dundee (1986), Blind Date (1987), and The Presidio (1988). On television, he co-starred in Sweet Surrender in 1987. He also appeared in Capital News, Frasier, and NYPD Blue, and Mozart in the Jungle, and Coin Heist. Blum played the recurring role as Ivan Mooney in the former Lifetime thriller series, You, according to BroadwayWorld.
The actor won an Obie Award for his performance as Al in the play, Gus and Al, in the 1988-1989 season. On Broadway, he appeared in Lost In Yonkers, The Best Man, and The Assembled Parties. In 2013, he appeared as Max in the Primary Stages production of The Model Apartment. He most recently appeared on Broadway in The Assembled Parties (2013).
He graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey in 1968 and was inducted into the school’s hall of fame in 2012. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mark Blum Age
Mark Jeffrey Blum was born on May 14, 1950, in Newark, New Jersey, United States. He died on March 26, 2020, in Manhattan, New York City, New York. He was 69 years old.
Mark Blum Wife
Mark Blum was married to his wife actress Janet Zarish. Zarish appeared on television as Natalie Bannon on As the World Turns and as Lee Halpern on One Life to Live.
Mark Blum Death
Mark Blum died on March 26, 2020, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, at the age of 69 due to complications from Coronavirus. BroadwayWorld confirmed his death in a statement: “BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that veteran stage and screen actor Mark Blum has passed away due to complications from Coronavirus. He was 69 years old.”
Playwrights 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 to theaters and audiences across the world. We will miss you.”
Steve Kazee tweeted: “Mark Blum was an incredible actor. Mark Blum was an incredible man. Mark Blum was an incredible husband. Mark Blum is an incredible loss for this world. Please take a minute to send his wife, Janet Zarish, and his family and friends some love. RIP Mark.”
Matt McGorry tweeted: “So sad to hear of #MarkBlum ‘s passing. We had a chance to work together on “How He Fell In Love” and I greatly appreciated the few days we got to spend together.”
Peter Marks tweeted: “There are actors whose names appear in the announcement of a play, and you instantly think, without knowing any details: This will be work worth seeing. Mark Blum was of that wonderful caliber. Made me believe, every time I saw him. It’s terrible to read of his death.”
Judith Light said on Twitter, “Mark Blum, so generous, so kind, so humble,so talented. Our time together in the play The Assembled Parties at MTC was a true joy. May he rest in peace knowing that he transformed the lives of so many and was cherished by so many; me among them.”
Mark Blum Cause of Death
Mark Blum’s cause of death was Coronavirus complications.
Mark Blum Net Worth
Actor Mark Blum’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million.