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Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications

Nick Cordero: Tony-nominated Broadway actor has leg amputated due to COVID-19 complications
Posted at 8:59 PM, Jul 05, 2020

By MARK KENNEDY
AP Entertainment Writer

NEW YORK (AP) - Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as "Waitress," "A Bronx Tale" and "Bullets Over Broadway," has died in Los Angeles.

He suffered severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41.

Cordero died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai hospital after more than 90 days in the hospital, according to his wife, Amanda Kloots.

Cordero entered the emergency room on March 30 and had a succession of health setbacks, including mini-strokes, blood clots, septis infections, a tracheostomy and a temporary pacemaker implanted. He had been on a ventilator and had his right leg amputated.

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