Actor Jay Benedict, who appeared in Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” and many other 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.