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Aliens Actor Jay Benedict Dies Aged 68 After Coronavirus Complications

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Aliens star Jay Benedict has died at the age of 68 after contracting coronavirus. The actor was best known for starring in the 1986 sequel to Alien as Russ Jorden - the father of Rebecca ‘Newt' Jorden, played by Carrie Henn. Jay's management confirmed he died on 4 April after suffering complications stemming from Covid-19. In a statement, his team wrote: “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.” Alongside his role in Aliens, Jay was also known to UK audiences for appearing as Captain/Major John...
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Emmerdale and Aliens actor Jay Benedict dies of coronavirus

Emmerdale and Aliens actor Jay Benedict dies of coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

American-born actor also appeared in Foyle's War and The Dark Knight Rises • See all our coronavirus coverage Former Emmerdale and Foyle's War star Jay Benedict has died at the age of 68. The American born actor's agency announced that Benedict died on 4 April as a result of contracting Covid-19. Benedict was born in Burbank, California, but moved to Europe in the 1960s and spent most of his working life in the UK. He appeared as Newt's father in James Cameron's Aliens and as “rich twit” in the final film of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. He is perhaps best...
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Aliens star Jay Benedict dies of coronavirus aged 68 as co-stars pay tribute

Aliens star Jay Benedict dies of coronavirus aged 68 as co-stars pay tribute

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Jay Benedict has died at the age of 68 from complications arising from COVID-19
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