Tony Award-recommend actor, Nick Cordero, died at the age of 41 in Los Angeles after a battle with COVID-19. In this article, we will get into more details of the actor, and the reason for his death.
Nicholas Eduardo Alberto Cordero or popularly known as Nick Cordero, was a Canadian actor. He was the actor who was nominated for the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical. He was nominated for his role as Cheech in 2014.
The Canadian actor was born on September 17, 1978. He completed his graduation from Westdale Secondary School in Hamilton. He died on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Cedars Sinai hospital after being admitted to the hospital for more than 90 days.
The Cordero originated the scare role of husband Earl opposite his estranged wife played by Jessie Mueller in ‘Waitress.’ And in the role of Sonny in Chazz Palminteri’s ‘A Bronx Tale.’ It was at ‘Bullets Over Broadway,’ where Cordero met his wife. The two married in 2017.
On the small screen, Cordero emerged in various episodes of ‘Blue Bloods’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.’ He also had a tittle role in the film ‘Going in Style.’
Cast members from ‘Waitress’ which helped him by raising funds are Jessie Mueller, Keala Settle, Kimiko Glenn, and songwriter Sara Bareilles by covering his song ‘Live Your Life.’
Reason of The Death | Nick Cordero
He has had a succession of health setbacks, including mini-strokes, blood clots, septic infections, a tracheostomy, and a temporary pacemaker implanted. Some sources suggest that it was due to the COVID-19 infection.
He has been on a ventilator and insensible and had his right leg amputated. A double lung transplant was being explored.
Cordero was last to perform in a Kennedy Center presentation of ‘Littler Shop of Horrors.’ His off-Broadway credits include ‘The Toxic Avenger’ and ‘Brooklynite.’