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Nick Cordero

Nick Cordero, actor,

B: September 17, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario
D: July 5, 2020 in Los Angeles, California

Born Nicholas Eduardo Alberto Cordero, Nick Cordero appeared in a handful of films and television series but was known for his wrk on Broadway. He first appeared off-Broadway in a musical, a production of The Toxic Avenger, as well as in regional productions of Little Shop of Horrors, The Last Five Years, Blood Brothers and Equus. He made his Broadway debut as Bourbon Room owner Dennis in the Broadway company of Rock of Ages. Set in L.A.’s Sunset Strip in 1987, Rock of Ages features songs from Journey, Bon Jovi, REO Speedwagon and others. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as Cheech in the 2014 Broadway musical adaptation of the 1994 Woody Allen film Bullets Over Broadway and was twice nominated for the Drama Desk Awards. He had moved to Los Angeles with his family to star in Rock of Ages where he was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in late March 2020 for what was initially thought to be pneumonia but ultimately proved to be COVID-19. He was 41 when he died in Los Angeles.

Also see: Remembering Nick Cordero.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Apartments at 254 (VR-2007, short)

Don Juan (2011)
A Stand Up Guy (2016)
Going in Style (2017)
Inside Game (2019)
Mob Town (2019)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Queer as Folk (2005)
Lilyhammer (2014)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2015, 2019)
Blue Bloods (2017, 2018)