The Broadway actor recently passed away but was Nick Cordero in Hamilton? Fans have since paid their respects across social media.

Some musicals are simply destined to take the world by storm and we’d argue that Hamilton was one of them.

Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail, audiences are flocking to check out the 2015 Broadway musical inspired by the 2004 biography – Alexander Hamilton – written by historian, Ron Chernow.

Since it was first performed, it’s earned immense critical acclaim and its power cannot be undersold.

Indeed, it boasts a spellbinding case featuring the likes of Daveed Diggs and Phillipa Soo.

Is Nick Cordero amongst them?

still from “Hamilton”, Walt Disney Pictures et al.

Nick Cordero passes away at 41

Friends, family and fans were devastated to learn of Nick Cordero’s passing on Sunday, July 5th 2020.

As highlighted by BBC News, he spent months in intensive care after suffering complications from coronavirus.

The magnificent actor is perhaps best known for playing Cheech in Bullets Over Broadway; the role earned him a Tony. Additionally, he was also in Waitress and A Bronx Tale, but some are wondering whether he was in Hamilton…

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Was Nick Cordero in Hamilton?

  • No, Nick Cordero was not in Hamilton.

The confusion seems to stem from misinterpretation of headlines, as some have included the word “Hamilton”.

However, publications are actually referring to the actor’s birthplace; he was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. They’re not referring to one of his roles.

Considering the production’s presence at the moment due to its arrival on Disney+, it’s not surprising that some readers have misunderstood.

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Tributes pour in on Twitter

A number of tributes have surfaced on Twitter, with many fans paying their respects and praising the actor’s remarkable talents.

Check out a selection of tweets:

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