Broadway playwright, producer and screenwriter Dominic Orlando died at the age of 57. Orlando died at the 58th year of life on November 17 in Washington, about this informs Deadline with reference to confirmation from the family of the deceased. Cancer is said to be the cause.
To my friends in the MN theatre community & especially those writers who came here to LA alongside him, my heart goes out to you as we mourn the loss of our brilliant, funny, & often times brutally honest friend Dominic Orlando. Safe journeys, my man. You changed the game. pic.twitter.com/Ck3VTYeWF7
– Qui Nguyen (@qui_writes) November 18, 2021
Orlando was born in Brooklyn. He began his career in theaters in New York. Then he moved to Minneapolis, from there to Los Angeles.
Dominic Orlando, a playwright turned TV writer-producer who worked on the shows Nightflyers, Mindhunter, The OA and Them, died Nov. 17 in Washington of complications from cancer, a CAA spokesperson announced. He was 57.😢 pic.twitter.com/flx31Pmhbj
— Sumner (@diamondlass99) November 25, 2021
He wrote the first season of David Fincher’s Mindhunter procedural, worked on the awesome science fiction series OA, the chorus They, and the disastrous George Martin series Flying Through the Night.