Tributes poured in from stars like Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jesse Tyler Ferguson & more for Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero, who died at just 41-years-old after 90 days in hospital.
Nick Cordero has died at just 41 years old, following a lengthy battle with complications from the deadly COVID-19 virus. The news was sadly confirmed by his wife Amanda Kloots, 38, via Instagram on July 5, and tributes quickly began pouring in for the Tony Award nominee. Nick’s best friend and former Bullets Over Broadway co-star, Zach Braff, 45, was heartbroken by his death. “Nick Cordero passed at 11:40am today with his mother and wife by his side. I can honesty tell you I have never met a kinder human being,” the Scrubs actor posted, including a photo of Amanda and Nick. “Don’t believe that Covid only claims the elderly and infirm. I am so grateful for the time we had. ‘We’ll catch up some other time’,” he added.
Nick’s close friend Zach Braff paid tribute on Twitter. (Zach Braff/Twitter)
Broadway legend Lin-Manuel Miranda, 40, wrote, “Devastating. What a loss, what a light. Whole heart with Amanda and his family tonight,” including a re-tweet of the terrible news. Viola Davis, 54, posted an emotional tribute to both wife Amanda and Nick’s only child, 1-year-old son Elvis. “RIP Nick Cordero! My condolences to you Amanda who fought and loved so hard….so sorry for his little one,” the Tony Award winner said. “My heart is with you. May flights of angels…..,” the Help actress added, including heart and prayer emojis.
Modern Family‘s Jesse Tyler Ferguson, 44, mourned the actor as he urged his followers to wear masks. “Incredibly sad news. Can we please do what we need to do as a country to fight this virus together? It doesn’t care how healthy you are. It doesn’t care if you want to go to Fire Island. It doesn’t care if you are tired of wearing a mask. Reign. It. In,” he posted.
RIP Nick Cordero! My condolences to you Amanda who fought and loved so hard….so sorry for his little one. My heart is with you. May flights of angels…..❤❤❤🙏🏿🙏🏿 https://t.co/nRE3AmS0A2
— Viola Davis (@violadavis) July 6, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson mourns Nick Cordero. (Twitter/Jesse Tyler Ferguson)
Sarah Michelle Gellar, 43, penned a gut wrenching post about the Canadian-born star. “I’m not even sure what to say right now. Today @nickcordero1 lost his battle with covid. For everyone out there thinking this disease is harmless, it’s not. Nick leaves behind a beautiful wife @amandakloots and the most precious son, who just celebrated his first birthday without his father,” the Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum shared, captioning a sweet family photo of Nick, Amanda and baby Elvis.
Sarah Michelle Gellar writes an emotional tribute for Nick Kloots, his wife Amanda, and their son Elvis following Nick’s death on July 5. » Read More