Matteo De Cosmo was born 4 April 1968 in Italy. He is an art director for TV shows including The Punisher and Luke Cage, died at 52. He died in New York on April 21, 2020 of complications from coronavirus COVID-19, Deadline reported.
Matteo De Cosmo Family
He leaves Aris his wife and Marcello his son behind.
Matteo De Cosmo Career
De Cosmo worked on ABC Studio shows with several high profile series. He was an art director, starring Jon Bernthal, on both seasons of Steve Lightfoot's The Punisher adaptation. He has already been working on 13 episodes of Luke Cage, by Cheo Hodari Coker.
The art director was part of various television shows, including Emergence, Wu-tang: An American Saga, The Punisher, starring Jon Bernthal
Matteo De Cosmo Cause Of Death
De Cosmo's most recent project was Harlem's Kitchen, an ABC drama that closed production due to COVID-19. Showrunner Zahir McGhee one of his colleagues said in a statement:
Making television is challenging. But there are people that assure you every day with their talent, passion and smile that anything is possible. Matteo was one of those people. We will miss him. The entire Harlem’s Kitchen family extends our deepest condolences to Matteo’s wife, Aris, his son, Marcello, and the countless friends and family that mourn his passing.
In a statement to Deadline, ABC Studios said:
We were heartbroken to learn that Matteo De Cosmo, a talented art director with whom we’d worked on many productions including a recent pilot, has passed away. He was a true talent, incredibly creative, and beloved by everyone with whom he worked. We will miss him deeply and our hearts go out to his family and friends.
Fans And Colleagues Thoughts About De Cosmo’s Death
Matteo De Cosmo was a lovely man. I had just gotten to know him on the pilot of “Harlem’s Kitchen”. I could share so many solid memories of him in 3x weeks time. My heart hurts for his wife and son. https://t.co/cidqUBhHyy— Ryan Robert Howard (@RyanRobrtHoward) May 1, 2020
R.I.P. Matteo de Cosmo. Your creativity lives on through all the people you worked with, lead and on all the TV & film sets you were a part of.— Jus Cool (@JusCoolNYC) April 25, 2020
Paint your name in the COSMOs, brotha 🎨✨🙏🏾✊🏾 #MatteoDeCosmo pic.twitter.com/YJMYTDhhD1
We are devastated to learn of the passing of our great friend and original drummer, Matteo de Cosmo, who died after a month-long battle with COVID. Dan wrote this remembrance on his Facebook page and we wanted to share with all of you. https://t.co/1elV6yETTT pic.twitter.com/lMZJOvCc8N— Barbez (@BarbezMusic) April 25, 2020