Jay Benedict Biography – Jay Benedict Wiki
Jay Benedict was an American film and television actor. He was best known for his roles in “Aliens” and “The Dark Night Rises.”
He also had a role in the Brit soap “Emmerdale” in 1997 and crime-drama Foyle’s War in 2006.
According to Jay Benedict’s IMDB biography, he is known for his work on The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Double Team (1997) and The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013).
Benedict lent his voice to a number of documentaries as well as video games over the years including “Miami Vice,” “Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon” and “MindJack.”
He also worked behind the camera, running post-production company Sync Or Swim, with recent projects including Downton Abbey, Dickensian and Call The Midwife.
Jay Benedict Age
Benedict was born on April 11, 1951, in Burbank, California, United States. He died on April 4, 2020, at the age of 68.
Jay Benedict Wife
Benedict was married to his wife Phoebe Scholfield at the time of his death on April 4, 2020. He was previously married to Vanessa Pereira.
Jay Benedict Children
Benedict had 3 children; 1 child with his first wife Vanessa Pereira and 2 children, Leopold Benedict and Freddie Benedict with his second wife Phoebe Scholfield.
Jay Benedict Death
Benedict died on April 4, 2020, at the age of 68 due to complications from COVID-19. His death was confirmed in a statement on his official website. The statement 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.”
His agency, TCG ArtistManagement tweeted: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear client Jay Benedict, who this afternoon lost his battle with COVID-19. Our thoughts are with his family.”
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear client Jay Benedict, who this afternoon lost his battle with COVID-19. Our thoughts are with his family ❤️
— TCG ArtistManagement (@TCGArtist) April 4, 2020
Benedict’s “Emmerdale” co-star, Vicki Michelle tweeted: “Shocked to hear one of our most brilliant actors and kind lovely man Jay Benedict has passed. Married to my lovely friend Phoebe Scholfield #AlloAllo My heart goes out to her and her family at this sad time [Phoebe Scholfield], [Freddie Benedict], [Leo Benedict] #SyncorSwim #COVID19.”
Jay Benedict Cause of Death
Jay Benedict’s cause of death was complications from COVID-19.
Jay Benedict Net Worth
Information about Jay Benedict’s net worth is being updated.