Broadway Star Marin Mazzie Dies Following Three-Year-Long Battle With Ovarian Cancer

News by Joey Jordan Published on 14 Sep,2018

Actress Marin Mazzie Dies At 57-Cause Of Death Revealed To Be Ovarian Cancer

  • Broadway actress Marin Mazzie died at 57.
  • The three-time Tony Award nominee actress passed away on Thursday, 13th September following a three-year-long battle with ovarian cancer.
  • She was inducted into Theater Hall of Fame in November 2017.
  • She was married to husband Jason Danieley from 1997 to until her death.
  • Marin Mazzie is survived by her mother, brother, and husband.

Marin Mazzie, a Broadway actress, and three-time Tony Award nominee, has passed away on Thursday, 13th September following three years-long battle with ovarian cancer. She was 57.

CAPTION: Broadway actress Marin Mazzie died at 57 SOURCE: Page Six

Kim Correro, Mazzie's longtime publicist announced Mazzie's death in a statement released to E Online on Thursday. The statement reads:

I confirm Three time Tony Award Nominee Marin Mazzie passed away at her Manhattan home peacefully at 10:10 a.m. this morning surrounded by her husband Jason Danieley, close friends and family.

Mazzie's husband and actor Jason Danieley also released a statement following the tragic death on Thursday morning. He described his late wife as "incredible human being and loving wife" in the statement. It reads:

Incredible human being, loving wife, dedicated family member, devoted friend and Broadway star, Marin Mazzie passed away this morning at 10:10 a.m. in the comfort of her New York City apartment surrounded by family and close friends

The statement further continues,

Marin, a three-time Tony award nominee and recent inductee into the American Theatre Hall of Fame (among many other accolades) was diagnosed with Stage IV Ovarian Cancer in May of 2015.

The Illinois native actress was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in November 2017 alongside the Broadway actors Audra McDonald, and Matthew Broderick. Mazzie is best known for her roles in Ragtime and Passion. She is also known for playing the role of Anna Leonowens in The King and I in 2016.

Following the announcement of Mazzie's death, several Broadway actors and other celebrities took to their Twitter paying their tribute to the late actress. Actors Zach Braff, Jason Alexander, and Harvey Fierstein expressed their condolence to the late actress. Here are the tweets.

She is survived by her husband Jason Danieley, mother Donna, and brother Mark. Marin and Danieley met in 1996 during a production of The Trojan Women: A Love Story. The couple started dating shortly after their first meeting and a year later they tied the knot and lived happily ever after.