Broadway star Nick Cordero has died after a brutal battle with the coronavirus.
The Rock of Ages actor’s spouse, Amanda Kloots, confirmed the unhappy information in an Instagram put up on Sunday night, after spending greater than 90 days in a Los Angeles hospital.
“God has another angel in heaven now,” she wrote beside a black-and-white photograph of Cordero, with whom she shared one-year-old son Elvis.
“My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.”
“I am in disbelief and hurting everywhere,” the health teacher continued. “My heart is broken as I cannot imagine our lives without him. Nick was such a bright light. He was everyone’s friend, loved to listen, help and especially talk. He was an incredible actor and musician. He loved his family and loved being a father and husband. Elvis and I will miss him in everything we do, everyday.”
Kloots went on to thank her husband’s “extraordinary doctor”, David Ng, and expressed her gratitude to mates, household, and followers for supporting her by means of all of the ups and downs of Cordero’s COVID-19 wrestle, throughout which he was positioned in a medically-induced coma and confronted a string of problems, costing him his leg.
She shared, “I can’t start to thank everybody sufficient for the outpour (sic) of affection , assist and assist we’ve acquired these final 95 days. You do not know how a lot you lifted my spirits at 3pm on a regular basis because the world sang Nicks (sic) music, Live Your Life.
“We sang it to him as we speak, holding his fingers. As I sang the final line to him, ‘they’ll offer you hell however don’t you mild them kill your mild not with out a combat. Live your life,’ I smiled as a result of he positively put up a combat.
“I’ll love you endlessly and all the time my candy man.”
The Canadian actor was identified for enjoying Cheech in a 2014 Broadway manufacturing of Woody Allen musical Bullets Over Broadway, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.
His different Broadway credit included Rock of Ages, A Bronx Tale, and Waitress, whereas he additionally appeared in season eight of TV police procedural Blue Bloods.
His final position occurred in a Hollywood manufacturing of Rock of Ages, which was shut down as a result of coronavirus pandemic