Mark Blum

Who is Mark Blum? Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Death Cause, Net Worth

Mark Blum Bio, Wiki

YOU star Mark Blum has died at age 69 from coronavirus complications. He was an American actor in movies, on television, and on the stage. He was born on May 14, 1950, in Newark, New Jersey.

Blum was best known for his work in the Australian outback film, as well as his role as Union Bob on Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle and as Mr Mooney on Lifetime-turned-Netflix’s You. Most recently, Blum had roles on various TV shows, including Almost Family, Succession and The Good Fight.


Mark Blum Biography

Birth Date May 14, 1950
Birth Place Newark, New Jersey
Death Date March 26, 2020
Age 69 years
Profession Actor
Spouse Janet Zarish
Awards Obie Award for Performance
Death Cause COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Net Worth Update Soon



He has died at the age of 69.

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Education and Career

Mark Blum graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey in 1968 and was inducted into the school’s hall of fame in 2012. Blum was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

He started acting on stage in the 1970s. In the 1980s, he acted in these movies: Lovesick (1983), Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Just Between Friends (1986), Crocodile Dundee (1986), Blind Date (1987), and The Presidio (1988).

He won an Obie Award for his performance as Al in the Playwrights Horizons production of Albert Innaurato’s play. In 2013, he appeared as Max in the Primary Stages production of The Model Apartment. Blum currently is on the faculty of HB Studio in New York City

In 2018, Blum was cast in a recurring role as Ivan Mooney in the former Lifetime thriller series, You. On 3 December 2018, it was announced that You would move to Netflix as a “Netflix Original” title, ahead of the premiere of the second season.

Mark Blum Wife Janet Zarish

He was married to actress Janet Zarish, who appeared on television as Natalie Bannon on As the World Turns and as Lee Halpern on One Life to Live. Janet Zarish is an American actress known for her work in television, movies and the theatre. She is Associate Arts Professor and Head of Acting of the Graduate Acting Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She received her B.F.A. at The Juilliard School under John Houseman.

Death Cause (Coronavirus)

He has died at age 69 from coronavirus complications. He passed earlier this week, according to New York theatre company Playwrights Horizons.

The company revealed the news on Thursday, writing on social media: “With love and heavy hearts, Playwrights Horizons pays tribute to Mark Blum, a dear longtime friend and a consummate artist who passed this week.

“Thank you, Mark, for all you brought to our theatre, and to theatres and audiences across the world. We will miss you.”


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