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Actor Mark Blum dies after complications from COVID-19

Actor Mark Blum, known for his roles in the movies "Desperately Seeking Susan" and "Crocodile Dundee," died due to complications from COVID-19.

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Actor Mark Blum, known for his roles in the movies "Desperately Seeking Susan" and "Crocodile Dundee," has died due to complications from COVID-19, according to a statement released by the Screen Actors Guild. He was 69.

“This is a painful loss to our SAG-AFTRA family,” Gabrielle Carteris, SAG-AFTRA president said in a statement.

“Mark Blum understood that all performers working in this industry share the same employers and that our strength depends on our unity. He was a visionary. Mark will be deeply missed, and our hearts go out to his wife, Janet Zarish, his friends and all of his loved ones," Carteris added.

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