SVU crew member dead after coronavirus complications, show stars Ice-T Mariska Hargitay mourn tragic passing

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LAW & Order: Special Victims Unit stars Ice-T and Mariska Hargitay paid tribute to their crew member who died after contracting coronavirus.

Josh Wallwork, who worked in the costume department, died from coronavirus-related complications – he was 45.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit stars Ice-T and Mariska Hargitay paid tribute to their crew member who died after contracting coronavirus
Mariska Hargitay/Twitter
Josh Wallwork, who worked in the costume department, died from coronavirus-related complications – he was 45
Josh Wallwork/Facebook

The news was shared Thursday by Wallwork’s family and then by SVU showrunner, Warren Leight.

Leight tweeted, “We are heartbroken.”

Mariska Hargitay – who plays Captain Olivia Benson – was quick to react on social media, writing, “I don’t think I ever saw him without a smile on his face. He brought love and kindness everywhere he went.”

Ice T commented: “I worked with Josh every day… MAN! Pay attention people. #SVU.”

He also revealed that Wallwork is one of two people he knows who have passed away because of the virus.

The news was shared Thursday by Wallwork’s family and then by SVU showrunner, Warren Leight
Twitter
Ice T commented: “I worked with Josh every day… MAN! Pay attention people. #SVU”
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Mariska Hargitay – who plays Captain Olivia Benson – was quick to react on social media, writing, “I don’t think I ever saw him without a smile on his face. He brought love and kindness everywhere he went”
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They mourned the loss of their colleague
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Ice T revealed he knows two people who have died after contracting the virus


“FYI: So far a brother in-law of a very close friend and a co-worker of mine have died from the Virus.. Just sayin. Stay safe people,” the rapper wrote.

Norberto Barba, who has directed recent episodes of SVU, called Wallwork a “warm spirit.”

Wallwork had worked on the long-running crime drama since 2018.
Prior to joining SVU, Wallwork worked in the costume department on television shows Bull, Madam Secretary and The Get Down


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