Tucci died on March three at Smilow Most cancers Hospital in New Haven, Conn., his father, Alexander Tucci wrote Friday in a publish on his son’s Fb web page. The reason for demise was not given.
“Nick chose to keep his illness private so that he could continue to pursue his professional and artistic dreams for as long as possible,” his father wrote. “In the last year, he was able to audition, go on location, and continue the work he loved so much.”
He continued: “To those of you in the film, television, and theater communities…thank you for guiding, encouraging, and supporting Nick. To those of you who enjoyed Nick’s work on the screen and stage…thank you for recognizing his talent and appreciating his efforts. To all…thank you for your gift of friendship to my son.”
Tucci was born in Middletown, Conn., the place he graduated from Middletown Excessive Faculty earlier than attending Yale College the place he pursued a bachelor’s diploma in theater and was a member of the sketch comedy group “Suite 13,” in line with his IMDB biography.
He went on to play quite a few roles in tv and films, together with FX’s “Pose,” Showtime’s “Homeland,” and Netflix’s “Daredevil.”
A lot of Tucci’s buddies and colleagues honored the actor on social media.
Actress Barbara Crampton, recognized for taking part in Leanna Love on “The Young and the Restless” for 3 a long time, provided condolences to the household and buddies of her “You’re Next” co-star.
“As a kind person and a passionate creator you will be missed,” she wrote. “Condolences to his family and closest friends and us, who enjoyed his sweet company when we were lucky enough to spend time and work with him.”
Author and director Chris Peckover tweeted he was “heartbroken” over the passing of Tucci, and remembered his good good friend as being “all heart hidden behind an infectiously cool, fearless exterior.”
Keith Calder, a film producer, mentioned he was honored to have labored with Tucci and been his good friend.
“I was lucky enough to work with Nick on three movies (Undocumented, You’re Next, and Faults) and he was one of my favorite actors to work with,” Calder wrote. “I’m honored to have been able to call him a friend and a colleague.”