Nick Cordero, a famous Broadway actor, dies at the age of 41, losing a 95 days long battle to Covid-19.
Introduction of Nick Cordero
Nick was born in Canada, and he grew up in Hamilton, Ontario, making his way to the Big Apple. He was one of the most famous actors in Broadway. After being nominated for a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for his role in “Bullets Over Broadway,” in 2014, he was awarded the same role Theater World Award and Outer Critics Circle Award.
He was the one behind the role of husband, Earl, in “Waitress” of Broadway production. And Sonny’s role in the musical version of “A Bronx Tale” by Chazz Palminteri.
Nick also appeared in the episodes of “Blue Bloods,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and “Lilyhammer,” making success on the small screen as well.
Cordero married Kloots, a former Broadway dancer, in 2017 after they met at a performance in “Bullets over Broadway.” They were relocated to Los Angeles, where he appeared in the musical “Rock of Ages” in 2019.
Nick Cordero fight with Covid-19
Kloots, Nick’s wife, has been regularly updating her social media accounts regarding nicks’ health. She has been specifying all the highs and lows through which her husband passed before leaving the world.
Kloots told that Cordero was first hospitalized in March at the Cedars-Sinai Medical center in Los Angeles. She also told that Cordero spent some time on the ventilator while suffering through multiple complications related to Covid-19.
In April, Cordero had his leg amputated because of the severe complications of deadly Covid-19. He was unconscious for weeks, and while the doctors were trying to bring him back, the fans came up with the hashtag campaign #WakeUpNick to support their star.
The last hope
In May, Kloots updated the fans through her social media platforms that Cordero was finally awake. She stated that he was weak but was making progress. She stated, “Even closing eyes, takes it out of him” she also said, “They’re waiting for him to regain strength, of course, time and recovery will help with them and then eventually PT will help him get stronger.”
This month, Kloots stated that her husband had a low blood count, but he was not bleeding internally. But on the other hand, the news wasn’t good. She told that Nick’s lungs were heavily damaged, and she said, “To look almost like he’s been a smoker for 50 years, they said. They are that damaged.”
“Cordero might need a double lung transplant; he is that critically ill” this was told to “CBS This Morning” by Kloots, she further stated, “There is a 99% chance that he will need that to live the kind of life that I know my husband would want to live.”
On Sunday night, Kloots took to social media and posted, “God has another angel in heaven now” she further said, “My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth”.
In addition to Kloots, his wife, Nick Cordero, is survived by their 1-year-old son, Elvis.