‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor dies of complications from coronavirus

Actor Jay Benedict who appeared in Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” and many others movies and TV shows has died  due to coronavirus. He was 68.

A statement issued on the actor’s  website read: “It is with profound sorrow that we must announce Jay’s death on the 4th of April due to complications arising from a COVID-19 infection.”

Benedict appeared in “The Dark Knight Rises” alongside Christian Bale and Tom Hardy.

He  played Newt’s father in Alien sequel Aliens  and starred in Emmerdale in 1997.

Born in California, Benedict’s family left the US for Europe when he was a child.

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