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Aliens actor Jay Benedict dies at 68 due to the coronavirus

Jay Benedict is one of the popular actors from Hollywood who now joined the list of celebrities who breathed last due to coronavirus.
by Xappie Desk | April 07, 2020 20:18 IST
Aliens actor Jay Benedict dies at 68 due to the coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is terrifying the entire world right now. More than 13 lakh people got infected with the virus. Around 77,000 patients have lost their lives. The doctors are yet to invent the vaccine for the virus. Meanwhile, a lot of film celebrities have also infected with the disease. Noted actor Jay Benedict also got affected by the virus and finally succumbed to it. Jay has lost his life due to coronavirus. The actor is best known for his roles in the films Dark Knight Rises, Aliens, Carmen and Hostile.
 
Jay's official 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." The 68-years-old actor breathed his last in the city of London.
 
Jay was born in California in 1951. he ventured into acting by doing theatre in Europe during the late 1960s. His made his debut with 1977 film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. But his scenes got deleted in the final cut. Thus, technically, Jay made his debut with 1979 film Hanover Street. After that, he started doing a series of films and earned popularity in Hollywood. Celebrities poured in their condolences after hearing the death news of Jay.
 
Jane got survived with his wife Phobe, two sons Leopold Benedict, Freddie Benedict, daughter Alexis and mother Renata. There are few other artists and actors across the world who tested positive for this deadly virus. Some of them have also lost their lives due to COVID19.
 
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