Emmy Winner Dies of COVID-19 Weeks After Attending Award Ceremony

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Marc Elliot Pilcher, who precocious won a Creative Emmy Award for his enactment connected “Bridgerton,” died of COVID-19 2 weeks aft attending the lawsuit successful Los Angeles.

“It is with the deepest of hearts we corroborate that Marc Elliot Pilcher, Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Award-winning hairsbreadth and constitution designer/stylist, passed distant aft a conflict with COVID-19 connected Sunday 3rd October 2021,” his household told Variety successful a statement, adding that helium was treble vaccinated and had nary underlying conditions.

Pilcher, his household recalled, tested antagonistic for COVID-19 to be the Los Angeles grant show.

“Glamorous and extravagant, helium brought his flair and benignant to each design. Never constricted successful his thought process for his creations, helium pushed boundaries and created enactment ne'er realized before,” the connection said. “He was 53, treble vaccinated with nary underlying wellness condition.”

Other details astir his decease were not provided.

“It’s a calamity that he’s been taken truthful young erstwhile helium had truthful overmuch yet to do. Please besides usage this arsenic a reminder that COVID is inactive a precise existent and contiguous danger, delight get vaccinated and disguise up to support yourself and others,” “Bridgerton” prima Nicola Coughlan wrote connected Twitter. “My bosom goes retired to his friends and family, particularly to his fantastic squad Lynda, Lou, Adam, Hollie, Tanya, and Claire. He loved and cared for you each truthful overmuch and my bosom goes retired to you all. Rest successful Peace Marc.”

In his acceptance speech, Pilcher said that “Bridgerton” was the “most breathtaking project” to beryllium portion of. “It’s truthful fantastic and welcoming and I knew that we were making thing special, but I wasn’t expecting this effect really,” Pilcher said.

He besides did enactment for “Downton Abbey,” “Judy,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and others.

His decease came arsenic the organizers of the Emmy Awards arsenic good arsenic Los Angeles County drew disapproval for hosting the lawsuit past month, with immoderate criticizing celebrities for attending the ceremonial maskless contempt a disguise mandate being successful effect countywide. Pilcher attended the Creative Emmy ceremonial astir a week earlier successful Los Angeles connected Sept. 11, whereas the Primetime Emmys were held connected Sept. 19.

Los Angeles County’s wellness bureau defended the Emmys and said it was a “television production,” meaning it is exempt from disguise mandates.

“The Emmy Award Show is simply a tv production, and persons appearing connected the amusement are considered performers,” the connection said. “All persons appearing connected oregon successful the assemblage of the Emmy Award Show were afloat vaccinated against COVID-19.”

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