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Mark Blum

Date of Death: March 25, 2020 (69)

Birth Place: Newark, NJ, USA

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Mark Blum BIO

Broadway: Twelve Angry Men, The Graduate, A Thousand Clowns, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Lost in Yonkers, My Thing of Love, The Merchant. Off Broadway: Fern Hill, Lonely I’m Not, Picked, We Live Here, After the Revolution, The Overwhelming, The Waverly Gallery, The Long Christmas Ride Home, The Music Teacher, The Seagull, Mizlansky/Zilinsky, Gus and Al (Obie), It’s Only A Play, Little Footsteps, Key Exchange, Table Settings, Say Goodnight Gracie. Regional: Long Wharf, Huntington, Old Globe. Film: I Don’t Know How She Does It, The Green, Passing Harold Blumenthal, Step Up 3-D, Desperately Seeking Susan, Crocodile Dundee, Shattered Glass, The Presidio, Blind Date, Worth Winning, Getting to Know You, You Can Thank Me Later, Miami Rhapsody, Indictment: The McMartin Trial, The Defenders, Just Between Friends, Lovesick. TV: “Damages”, “The Good Wife,” “Fringe,” “Jesse Stone,” “The Sopranos,” “The West Wing,” “NYPD Blue,” ”CSI: Miami,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Frasier,” “Ed,” “The Practice,” “Wings,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Capitol News,” and Steve Martini’s “The Judge.” He is on the faculty of Brooklyn College and HB Studio.

Mark Blum Photos


59 East 59 Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019

Roundabout Off-Broadway Premiere, 2018

Manhattan Theater Club Production, 2013

Second Stage Theatre Production, 2012

Broadway Revival, 2012
Dick Jensen [Replacement]

Vineyard Theatre Production, 2011

Dr. Oliver Pfaff / Martin Rieman

Brigadier-General Ezra Mannon



Original Broadway Production, 2004
Juror #1


Original Broadway Production, 2002
Mr. Braddock [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 2001
Leo Herman

Broadway Revival, 2000
Dick Jensen

Howard Fine

Alan Tolkin






Peter Austin



Younger Son



Solomon Usque (Understudy)

Moses of Castelazzo (Understudy)

Rabbi Zorach/ 1st Angel/ Man at Party

Post Office Clerk

Mark Blum Productions

[Broadway, 1977]
Assistant Stage Manager

Mark Blum Movies

[ 1983 ] Intern Murphy
Desperately Seeking Susan
[ 1985 ] Gary Gls
Crocodile Dundee
[ 1986 ] Richard Mon
Just Between Friends
[ 1986 ] George Margolin
Blind Date
[ 1987 ] Denny Gordon
The Presidio
[ 1988 ] Arthur Peale
Worth Winning
[ 1989 ] Ned Braudy
Emma and Elvis
[ 1992 ] Ben Winchek
Miami Rhapsody
[ 1995 ] Peter
Denise Calls Up
[ 1995 ] Obstretrician
The Low Life
[ 1995 ] Matthew Greenberg
Sudden Manhattan
[ 1996 ] Louis
[ 1997 ] Ben Marks
You Can Thank Me Later
[ 1998 ] Edward Cooperberg
Getting to Know You
[ 1999 ] Darrell
Down to You
[ 2000 ] The Interviewer
Shattered Glass
[ 2003 ] Lewis Estridge
Life on the Ledge
[ 2005 ] Father
Step Up 3D
[ 2010 ] NYU Professor
I Don't Know How She Does It
[ 2011 ] Lew Reddy
The Green
[ 2011 ] Stuart
A Wife Alone
[ 2012 ] George
[ 2013 ] Saul
How He Fell in Love
[ 2015 ] Henry
No Pay, Nudity
[ 2016 ] Leon
Coin Heist
[ 2017 ] Mr. Smerconish
Human Capital
[ 2019 ] Rex
Love Is Blind
[ 2019 ] Dr. Klienart
Sister of the Groom
[ 2020 ] Nat

Mark Blum TV Shows

Law & Order
Expert Doctor, Defense Attorney Frank Lazar, Michael Aronson
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Professor Larry Lewis, Dr. Philip Oliver
Mozart in the Jungle
Union Bob
FBI Agent Mike Francis, Dr. Roland Sachs
Bill Lockhart

Mark Blum Awards and Nominations

Obie Awards - 1989 - Performance

Mark Blum, Gus and Al

Mark Blum Videos

Mark Blum News

Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & More to Reunite for VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE

Bartlett Sher will direct a staged reading of Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, featuring original cast members. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Jamie Brewer to Lead AMY & THE ORPHANS Film Adaptation

Jamie Brewer will reprise her role in the film adaptation of the 2018 Off-Broadway play Amy & The Orphans. Lindsey Ferrentino will adapt the play for the big screen, also making her directorial debut with the film. Edward Barbanell will also star in the film as a new role written for the screen.

Alexandra Billings & Jane Kaczmarek to be Featured in INTO THE WOODS Presented by Pasadena Playhouse & P.U.S.D.

In a landmark partnership, Pasadena Playhouse has been collaborating with all of the high schools of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) over the past 6 months to realize the students’ vision of Into the Woods.

Theater Stories: HAIR, VENUS IN FUR, CHOIR BOY, MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON & More About the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Today's Theater Stories features the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Learn about this history of the theatre, and productions to have graced its stage including Hair, Choir Boy, My Name is Lucy Barton and many more!

Lindsey Ferrentino Will Adapt Her Play AMY AND THE ORPHANS for Netflix

Jamie Brewer won the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her work in 'Amy and the Orphans,' which follows estranged siblings Maggie and Jake, who are adults by the time their elderly father dies, but still wish a “grown up” could sort it out.

Paul Pryce To Direct HB's Hagen Core Training

HB Studio—one of New York's original institutions for theater training and practice—has appointed Paul Pryce as director of its annual acting intensive, the Hagen Core Training program. The program, which was rescheduled amid safety concerns, will now be held online with a hybrid training option, beginning Jan. 4.

Winners Announced for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards!

On Tuesday, May 19, presenters Charles Bush and Julie Halston, along with OBA President Peter Breger, announced the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance. The Off Broadway Alliance plans on celebrating this year's winners with a reception this Fall.

Julie Halston and Charles Busch to Announce Winners for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards

Charles Busch and Julie Halston will announce the winners of the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards on Tuesday, May 19 at 11:30 am. The winners will be announced via streaming on Facebook and YouTube.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: LOST IN YONKERS by Neil Simon

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon. Today's play, Lost in Yonkers!

Review Roundup: Richard Nelson's WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom

Just last night, The Public Theater presented the world premiere of WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT? Conversations on Zoom, a new play in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson. Commissioned by The Public Theater and written by Nelson from his home in Rhinebeck, New York, during the COVID-19 pandemic, this unique theatrical experience was performed as a benefit for The Public Theater.

BWW Review: Richard Nelson Zooms In On The Apples in WHAT DO WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT?

'The first cough in the audience and who's listening to the play?,' wonders a character when contemplating the return of live theatre.

EMOJILAND, SING STREET, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards

Michael Musto, joined the Off Broadway Alliance's Nominating Committee this morning and announced this season's Off Broadway Alliance Award nominees.

VIDEO: DPS ON AIR Features Diane Davis And Donald Margulies Honoring Actor Mark Blum

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, a?oeDPS On Air,a?? features Diane Davis (a?oeHarry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Twoa??) reading the last monologue from a?oeThe Model Apartmenta?? by DPS playwright Donald Margulies (2000 Pulitzer winner for a?oeDinner with Friendsa??).

Wake Up With BWW 3/27: National Theatre Streams Productions For Free, and More!

Today's top stories: The National Theatre streams their NT Live shows for free, and more!

Broadway Veteran Mark Blum Passes Away from Coronavirus Complications

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actor Mark Blum, who most recently appeared on Broadway in The Assembled Parties (2013), has passed away due to complications from Coronavirus. He was 69 years old.

Photo Flashback: Anne Bancroft, Mel Brooks and More in the Early 1980s!

Today we travel back to the early 80s with Anne Bancroft and  Mel Brooks after the final Broadway performance of Duet for One;  Mark Blum, Brooke Adams, and Ben Masters starring in the Original Off-Broadway play by Kevin Wade Key Exchange; and Philip Anglim starring in the Original Broadway play The Elephant Man.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2020 Summer Season

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are thrilled to announce Berkshire Theatre's 2020 Summer Season, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date.

Michael Tucker's FERN HILL Extends Its Run At 59E59 Theaters

59E59 Theaters announces that Michael Tucker's FERN HILL will extend their run by one week. The production will now close on Sunday, October 27. The performance schedule is Tuesday a?" Friday at 7 pm; Saturday at 2 pm & 7 pm; and Sunday at 2 pm. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling the 59E59 Box Office on 646-892-7999 or by visiting

Photo Flash: Michael Tucker's FERN HILL Celebrates Opening Night

59E59 Theaters is presenting the NYC premiere of FERN HILL, written by Michael Tucker and directed by Nadia Tass. Produced by Mary J. Davis and MBL Productions, Inc., FERN HILL began preview performances on Tuesday, September 10 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 20. The production opened on September 19. Scroll down for photos from the opening night party at The Bar Room.

BWW Review: FERN HILL at 59E59 Theaters-A Mature Comedy that is Heartfelt and Spirited

59E59 Theaters is now presenting the NYC premiere of Michael Tucker's Fern Hill, splendidly directed by Nadia Tass. It is an authentic tale about the ups and downs of marital relationships and people's individual concerns about aging. Funny, heartfelt, and spirited, the current production features an all-star cast.


How many Broadway shows has Mark Blum been in?

Mark Blum has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Mark Blum been in?

Mark Blum has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mark Blum been nominated for?

Mark Blum has been nominated for the Performance (Obie Awards) for his roles in Gus and Al.

What awards has Mark Blum won?

Mark Blum has won the Performance (Obie Awards) for his role in Gus and Al.

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