The tragic news was initially shared by Law & Order: SVU showrunner Warren Leight, who tweeted a screenshot of a Facebook post from a Wallwork family friend announcing the death. He tweeted, "Very sad news today".
Mariska Hargitay penned a handsome tribute to Josh Wallwork, a 45-year-old who worked as one of the series' costumers. The cast and crew send love and prayers to their family and friends.
Hargitay also took to Twitter to express her heartbreak at the news of her friends passing.
"He brought love and kindness everywhere he went. The SVU Corredor [sic] will never be the same", Mariska, who's been on the show since 1999, shared on social media.
Prior to joining SVU, Wallwork worked in the costume department on television shows Bull, Madam Secretary and The Get Down. You are loved by so many. "As we always used to say, 'Until next time, ' my love'".
SVU, which films in New York City, is one of the many productions that was ordered to shut down by NBCUniversal amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, Leight was already preparing his cast and crew for a shutdown. The show is now in its 21st season. Episode 20, written by @JulieMartinSVU and me, directed by @juancampanella may end up being our finale.
For the latest news on the evolving coronavirus outbreak, follow along here. He was kind and all heart and the world will miss his Beautiful Soul. "Please everyone, do your part and stay inside". I cant believe we aren't going to hang out again soon and have some laughs with the boys.
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