Actor Jay Benedict, only known for his roles in film Aliens and TV stamp Emmerdale, has died attributable to concerns coming up from the coronavirus. He became as soon as 68.
The actor died on April 4, every week forward of his 69th birthday, following a battle with the Covid-19 virus.
In a assertion shared on Twitter, Benedict’s administration crew talked about, “It is with profound sorrow that we have to remark Jay’s death on the 4th of April attributable to concerns coming up from a Covid-19 an infection (sic).”
The assertion became as soon as additionally posted on his legitimate internet sites.
The American actor became as soon as only known for playing Russ Jordan in James Cameron’s 1986 sci-fi epic Aliens, additionally featuring Sigourney Weaver and Bill Paxton.
Born in California, Benedict’s household left the US for Europe when he became as soon as a toddler.
He additionally starred in British soap opera Emmerdale in 1997, by which he played businessman Doug Hamilton.
In a profession spanning four decades, Benedict additionally looked in The Darkish Knight Rises and played the objective of John Kieffer, the US Military officer and friend of detective Christopher Foyle in British period drama Foyle’s Battle.
He additionally has UK shows similar to The Bill, Jonathan Creek, and Casualty to his credit score.
Benedict is survived by his actor-wife Phoebe Scholfield and their two sons Leopold and Freddie. The actor additionally had every other daughter from a earlier relationship.