Monday, April 6, 2020

Aliens actor Jay Benedict passes away due to complications arising from COVID-19

Aliens' actor Jay Benedict has sadly passed away aged 68 from coronavirus.

His official website announced the tragic news over the weekend, writing: '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.'

The actor who played Russ Jordan in Aliens and starred in The Dark Knight Rises, was also well known for playing John Kieffer, the US Army officer and friend of Christopher Foyle in Foyle’s War.

He was married to actress Phoebe Scholfield and together they ran Sync or Swim, a company providing post-production ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) services to the film and television industry.

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