‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 2’ actor Mark Patton, is reportedly suffering with AIDS-related ailments, find out more about his brief bio, and career, net worth, age, and husband
According to reports, Mark Patton is currently admitted to a Mexican hospital where he is receiving treatment.
Who is Mark Patton A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 actor, his age, husband, net worth 2023
A lot of people forget the horrible impact that AIDS had on the LGBTQA community during the 80s.
Mark Patton is one of the many actors whose career was destroyed thanks both to homophobia and the AIDS-epidemic.
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— Bryan Fuller (@BryanFuller) January 14, 2023
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— Bloody Disgusting (@BDisgusting) January 13, 2023
Back in 1998, his then boyfriend Murphy also died from the same disease, while Patton has managed to outlive it due to the advances in the treatment of AIDS.
Nightmare on Elm Street 2 star Mark Patton hospitalized
Mark Patton who famously starred in Nightmare on Elm Street 2 has been hospitalized due to AIDS-related ailments. The 63-year-old was first diagnosed with HIV on his 40th birthday in 1999. Back then, the famous actor was given only one year to live but has defied all odds ever since.
However, it has now been revealed that Patton, has “been ill for quite some time now”, possibly due to Covid side effects. Peter Valderrama his manager revealed on Saturday that Patton’s illness was “quite clearly AIDS-related ailments”
Following his declining health, a GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds to transfer the star to a hospital in the US to undergo better treatment. Patton’s health condition has forced him to cancel several scheduled appearances.
Valderrama wrote the page that he “has decided to release his news in the hopes that his community could help him”.
“As his fans know very well, Mark takes his events very seriously and values any opportunity to meet with them in person- especially after the last few years with covid seriously crippling those opportunities.”
Brief bio and career
Mark Patton was born on 22 September 1959 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Besides working as an actor, Patton also works as an interior designer. He made his acting debut by starring as Joe Qualley, in 1982 comedy drama movie Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean.
The same year, he also starred as Rowan Hart in the science-fiction thriller Anna to the Infinite Power. Mark Patton mainly rose to fame after his role as Jesse Walsh in the movies A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge in 1985 and later in Freddy vs. Jason in 2003.
He later appeared in the 2010 documentary titled Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy. Besides those movies, he also starred in the following films:
- Family Possessions in 2016
- Amityville: Evil Never Dies in 2017
- Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street in 2019
Besides acting in movies, Patton has also appeared in several TV Series. He has appeared in several episodes of the Kelsey’s Son, CBS’s Schoolbreak Special, and Hotel.
According to sources, Mark Patton has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.
Mark Patton is currently 63 years old.
Mark Patton is currently married to Hector Morales Mondragon since 2004. The pair live together in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where they run an art gallery.
Hector Morales Mondragon was reportedly born on February 13, 1964, in Kansas Metropolis, Missouri. Besides these facts, not information is available about Hector.