Mariska Hargitay 'heartbroken' after 'Law & Order: SVU' costumer, 45, dies from coronavirus

Mariska Hargitay and the “Law & Order: SVU” family mourn the death of Josh Wallwork, a client of the show, who died of complications from the corona virus. He was 45.

“We are heartbroken. I don’t think I’ve ever seen him without a smile on his face,” Hargitay wrote on Twitter. “He brought love and kindness wherever he went. Always done with the joke. The SVU Corredor will never be the same again. We will miss you Josh. # Forever in our hearts

The showrunner in the NBC drama Warren Leight shared a screenshot of a Facebook post announcing the news Twitter.

“Very sad news today. One of our customers and a beautiful man, Josh Wallwork, died of the complications of Covd-19. Cast and crew send love and prayers to his family and friends. We are heartbroken, ”he wrote.

Wallwork previously worked as a client on other TV shows, including “Madam Secretary,” “Bull,” and “The Get Down,” according to his IMDB page.

His death was first announced in a Facebook post by his partner Abdul Qadir.

“With the permission of The Wallwork Family, and a heavy heart supported by loved ones, I hereby announce the death of Josh Wallwork after complications from Covid 19. He passed peacefully today at the age of 45. You are loved by so many people, “Qadir wrote.” As we always said: ‘Until next time’ my love ‘. “

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Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Wallwork was loved by his family, colleagues, and friends, all of whom shared wonderful tributes for the man who “fought hard against Covid-19.”

Matthew Principle wrote, “What a long strange journey it was – Josh and I had known each other for many years online and had a shared interest in the performing arts; culminating in being neighbors in NYC – it was so great to have him in my circle and his jovial to share and affable smile to the crews here. “

“Safe journey, Josh – we’ll kilt again,” he added.

The sad news of Wallwork’s passing came the same day as the coronavirus death toll reached 1,000 in the United States. New York remains the epicenter of the outbreak, with 385 fatalities.

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