Tales Of The Metropolis star Marcus D’Amico has died (Image: Channel 4/Rex)
Tales Of The Metropolis star Marcus D’Amico has died aged 55, his sister has confirmed.
The actor, who’s greatest recognized for originating the position Michael ‘Mouse’ Tolliver within the 1993 restricted TV collection, died of bronchial pneumonia at his dwelling in Oxfordshire on December sixteenth.
‘Not solely have I misplaced my lovely brother however the world has misplaced an extremely proficient actor and director,’ Marcus’ sister Melissa D’Amico wrote on Twitter.
‘Phrases can’t categorical how a lot I miss him.’
Marcus starred alongside Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney within the authentic Tales Of The Metropolis, earlier than his position of Mouse was recast to Paul Hopkins.
As well as, Marcus additionally had a recurring position in Household Affairs, and made appearances in The Invoice, Superman II and Stanley Kubrick’s Full Steel Jacket.
Marcus performed Mouse within the authentic Tales Of The Metropolis collection (Image: Channel 4)
He starred in plenty of theatre productions too, together with Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar at The Younger Vic and The Boy’s Subsequent Door.
In 1992, he was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award for greatest actor for his position as Louis in Angels In America.
Tributes have been pouring in for Marcus following the information of his demise.
Journalist Patrick Strudwick wrote: ‘So unhappy to listen to of the demise of Marcus D’Amico at simply 55. His tender, big-hearted efficiency of Mouse within the first collection of Tales of the Metropolis is etched into my psyche without end.
‘To observe him looking for love in that position – a homosexual Everyman – gave me hope. Relaxation peacefully, Marcus.’
Echoing the same sentiment, one fan wrote: ‘That is so very unhappy. The unique Mouse in Tales of The Metropolis and the unique Louis in Angels In America.
‘The 2 most formative and influential dramatic works in my life. Gods bless you, Marcus.’