Luke Cage Art Director Matteo de Cosmo Dies during 52 After Battling Coronavirus


Art executive Matteo de Cosmo, who worked on renouned shows like Luke Cage and The Punisher, has died. He was 52.

De Cosmo died after a conflict with a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), PEOPLE confirms.

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“We were sad to learn that Matteo DeCosmo, a gifted art executive with whom we’d worked on many productions including a new pilot, has upheld away,” ABC Studios pronounced in a matter performed by PEOPLE. “He was a loyal talent, impossibly artistic and dear by everybody with whom he worked.”

De Cosmo’s credits embody a slew of important TV shows and movies, including 21 BridgesPreciousChokeMadame SecretaryThe Affair and, many recently, Emergence.

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He had been partial of a group operative on a ABC commander Harlem’s Kitchen, that was forced to close down prolongation in March.

The drama’s creator, Zahir McGhee, pronounced in a matter performed by PEOPLE that de Cosmo will be severely missed.

“Making radio is challenging. But there are people that assure we each day with their talent, passion and grin that anything is possible. Matteo was one of those people,” McGee said. “We will skip him.”

“The whole Harlem’s Kitchen family extends a deepest condolences to Matteo’s wife, Aris, his son, Marcello, and a vast friends and family that weep his passing,” McGhee added.

Harlem’s Kitchen line writer Gail Barringer pronounced in a statement, “Our New York film village is small. We are cracked to learn of Matteo’s passing. He was a true, collaborative artist who brought complacency to each uncover he worked on.”

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It’s misleading if de Cosmo suffered from any pre-existing medical conditions before to constrictive a virus. People ages 65 and comparison are during a aloft risk of serious illness from coronavirus, as are people with underlying medical conditions, including heart conditions, obesity, diabetes, liver illness and ongoing kidney disease, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

All though 6 percent of patients who indispensable hospitalization had one pre-existing condition, and a infancy — 88 percent — had dual or more, according to a vast investigate of thousands of patients in New York City that was published in a Journal of a American Medical Association.

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