Batman and the Dark Knight Rises actor Jay Benedict passed away at the age of 68 in the UK, after succumbing to complications aroused by Coronavirus, confirmed his management team.
“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,” said the actor’s team on his official social media.
Best known for his characters in Batman movie alongside Tom Hardy and Christian Bale; and British TV series Emmerdale, the actor was born in California and then moved to UK in early childhood.
“Shocked to hear one of our most brilliant actors and kind lovely man Jay Benedict has passed. Married to my lovely friend Phoebe Scholfield. My heart goes out to her and her family at this sad time,” tweeted Benedict’s Emmerdale co-star Vicki Michelle.