'The Dark Knight Rises' actor dies of complications from coronavirus 1

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

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Actor Jay Benedict died of a coronavirus. He has appeared in the Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises” and in many other movies and TV shows. He was 68 years old.

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.

'The Dark Knight Rises' actor dies of complications from coronavirus 2

He played Newt’s father in the sequel “Alien” “Alien” and starred in “Emmerdale” in 1997.

Benedict was born in California and left the United States for Europe as a child.

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