Actor Nicholas Tucci, Who Appeared on ‘Pose’ & ‘Homeland’, Dies at 38

Nicholas Tucci has passed away at the young age of 38 on Tuesday, March 3.

The actor’s father shared the sad news on Facebook (via People) tonight (March 6).

Nick appeared in television shows Pose and Homeland, among others, and starred in 2011′s You’re Next horror movie.

“This is Alexander Tucci, Nick’s father. On Tuesday, March 3, Nick died at the Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut,” his father wrote on his profile. “Nick chose to keep his illness private so that he could continue to pursue his professional and artistic dreams for as long as possible. In the last year, he was able to audition, go on location, and continue the work he loved so much.”

He added to his friends and fans later in the note, “To those of you in the film, television, and theater communities…thank you for guiding, encouraging, and supporting Nick. To those of you who enjoyed Nick’s work on the screen and stage…thank you for recognizing his talent and appreciating his efforts. To all…thank you for your gift of friendship to my son.”

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