On Sunday night, a few Hollywood and Broadway stars paid tribute to Tony-nominated actor Nick Cordor after his family confirmed that he had died of complications due to the coronavirus.
In March 2020, after testing positive, Cordaro was hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. During his hospital stay, he was completely amputated, given a temporary pacemaker, and placed in a medically induced coma. He spent more than 90 days in the intensive care unit and suffered from additional complications such as lung infections and septic shock. Cordoro’s wife, Amanda Clots, made the announcement on her Instagram account on Sunday night.
Following his post, reminiscences began, including co-stars Zach Braff, Lynn-Manuel Miranda and Sarah Beryllis, among many others.
Sarah Barelis, composer of the Broadway show “Waitress,” wrote on Instagram, “She was light. Kind and gentle. Meritorious and polite. Funny and friendly. Best smile.”
Cordo appeared in the 2014 musical, “Bullets Over Broadway,” and received a Tony-nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Music for Chech’s portrayal. Zach Braff, who starred opposite Cordoro, shared: “I never really knew a kind person. But Kovid does not care for the purity of your soul or the well-being of your heart. The last time he texted me was to look for his wife and one-year-old son, Elvis. I promise the world they will never ask for anything. I am incredibly grateful that Nick Cordo has entered my life. “
“We lost one of the greats today,” wrote Chaz Palminti, who played Chechnya in the movie’s movie version. My friend Nick Cordo has passed. Let’s all pray for him, Amanda and Elvis. Steal my friend “
Jesse Tyler Ferguson of the “Modern Family” who appeared and asked his followers to take the epidemic seriously. He wrote, “Incredibly sad news. How can we please do what we need as a country to fight this virus together? It doesn’t matter how healthy you are. It doesn’t matter if you want to go to Fire Island. It doesn’t matter if you are tired of wearing a mask. Kingdom. It makes. Inside. “
Incredibly sad news. How can we please do what we need as a country to fight this virus together? It doesn’t matter how healthy you are. It doesn’t matter if you want to go to Fire Island. It doesn’t matter if you are tired of wearing a mask. Kingdom. It makes. Inside. https://t.co/sae9sLQYv1
– Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@Jacityler) July 6, 2020
“Miss Saigon” actor John Brynes similarly urged people to take the matter seriously. “Our theater family has lost a good one to 19 Quids. @ @ Nickardo 1 fought long and hard but it was too much. I don’t know him and I’ve never met him but he’s my brother. My family. He’s yours too, because we All together, love and strength to his beautiful family.
Take care there and take care of each other. Take this virus seriously. Please. Peace, love and strength. Stay well, stay safe, be kind ”
Ariana Grande’s half-brother Frankie James Grande, who appeared on “Rock of Ages”, shared a photo with Corduro and wrote: “I am heartbroken by the loss of my friend Nick Cordoro. He put it in my life as one of the reasons… he led me through such love, leadership, strength in difficult times, true understanding of life considering what was going on around him … He made me laugh and smile when I was downstairs and shared the stage with him. There was magic to do. Stange, backstage, offstage Nick Cordo was one of the best people I had the chance to meet, work with or just call a friend. He was picked up very quickly. There is more time to share the gift with the world, but I know she will live in me, because I am forever changing to know her. She is his beautiful wife @ Mandacluts and Her beautiful son will live in Elvis. He will live on in the smiles of the members of his audience that he has touched by his bright voice and striking charm. He will be live through his music. “
Actress Anika Noni Rose who sang Tiana in Disney’s “The Princess and the Bang” said, “Glad to be with you. I’m so sorry that this was the last time your country owed you more.”
– Anika Noni Rose (anikanioroz) July 6, 2020
Viola pays tribute to Davis Cornardo and, like many, to his wife, Amanda Clots, writes Davis. Twitter, “My sympathy to you Amanda who has fought so hard and loves ভালোবাস. Sorry for her little one. My heart is with you. Flying angels.
“Hamilton” creator Lynn-Manuel Miranda calls the loss of Corduro “devastating.” Miranda took him to her Twitter Sharing, “Destructive. What a loss, what a light. A whole heart with Ajanda and her family.
Philip Sue, who played Eliza in “Hamilton”, reminded followers to donate to the GoFundMate set for Clut in April. Soo urged her followers to remember “Amanda, Nick and Elvis” by sharing a link on the donation page.
Konstantin Merolis, another successful member of the “Rock of Ages,” wrote: “I looked at him. He was the only one, not how tall he was. A great man. A great talent. Great friend. Great fighter. A beloved husband and father. Legend for our Rock of Edge family.
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