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Broadway Star Dies After Fighting Coronavirus

A Tony-nominated actor with leading roles in Broadway shows including Waitress and A Bronx Tale has died after battling coronavirus.

Nick Cordero also starred in Bullets Over Broadway. He was 41 years old.

Cordero’s wife released a statement saying in part, “He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.”

Cordero had been dealing with complications from COVID-19 for the past 3 months, including a leg amputation.

Besides his big roles on Broadway, he also appeared in episodes of Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU and Lilyhammer.

Danielle Tufano


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