Zach Braff says the Emmy Award “passed” the Nick Cordero memorial – deadline

Nick Cordero was not included in the In Memoriam segment of the Emmy Award Sunday night, and Zach Braff, the actor’s late friend and former Broadway partner, says it wasn’t because the backers were not trying to try.

“For those who wonder: Emmys chose to leave Nick Cordero out of the memorial montage,” Braff tweeted today. “I had no idea why anyone should campaign to get loved ones. We did. They passed.”

Braff also tweeted a note he said he had received from Emmy employees that said: “The participants in the selection process for In Memoriam are fully aware of the death of Mr. Cordero due to the Coronavirus and we confirm that his name has been given every consideration for his inclusion. With so many people going through in any given year, We cannot simply guarantee the inclusion of any specific individual, nor do we issue the names of people who were included prior to the TV broadcast. “

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In a third tweet, Braff also drew attention to the absence in part of his Scrubs co-star Sam Lloyd. “I should also mention,” Braff wrote on Twitter, “they also excluded Sam Lloyd.” “I would never have considered a ‘campaign’ for Sam because he had more TV credits than most of the actors I know.”

Although Cordero, who died on July 5 after a 95-day battle with COVID-19, was known primarily as a Broadway actor, he played the recurring role of Victor Logo on CBS ‘ Blue blood, And it appeared in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, homosexual as the folk And Lillihammer. (On the film side, Cordero appeared in, among other things, the 2017 heist thriller Going In Style, directed by Braff, Cordero co-starred in the 2014 Broadway Musical Bullets Over Broadway.

Cordero Album Live Your Life: Live Feinstein’s / 54 Below It was released posthumously last week and hit # 1 on the iTunes album chart the first night.

Among those honored at the Emmy In Memorial Ceremony are Memories Naya Rivera, Karl Rayner, Diana Rigg, Chadwick Bosman, Regis Philbin, Diahan Carroll, and others who passed away in 2020. Among those who passed this year and were not included in this part, Cordero, Kelly Preston, Kobe Bryant and Kenny Rogers, who appeared in several TV movies and hosted a variety of 1970s series.

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