Harry Bernard Cross, 72, well known as Ben Cross, an English film and stage actor, who cast in ‘Chariots of Fire’ and ‘Star Trek,’ has died.
— Page Six (@PageSix) August 18, 2020
A media company, Fox News, confirmed that tragic death from the family of the actor. On Thursday morning, Ben Cross passed away in Vienna after battling with a small disease, which latterly proved not to have been COVID-19.
In a statement, the family of Ben Cross said that today the world had lost a popular star, but their family has lost a beloved dad, husband, and grandpa. His family continued that he was a showman, an entertainer, and a walking encyclopedia of music who can sing anything.
They added that Ben was a man who taught them to embrace their feelings, whatever they may be, and they are thankful for the time they had with him.
Ben Cross born in London
Deadline says that Ben Cross was born in London and started acting in the grammar school plays at an early age. Furthermore, he was accepted by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts of London.
He got several credits in the film and television industry, according to IMDb. In 1972, he played a character in “The Reprieve” before his initial TV gig, an episode of Wessex Tales, and his feature entry was in ‘A Bridge Too Far’ in 1977.
In the Oscar-winning movie, ‘Chariots of Fire,’ he was starred as English track and field star Harold Abrahams. After this, Ben Cross took the role of Sarek, who was the father of Spock, in the reboot of Star Trek.
Ben Cross, most recently, arrived in ‘Wildlings’ and ‘The Rest is Ashes.’ Besides this, the outlet says that his future project (The Devil’s Light) ended filming just a few days ago.
He got married three times, but he lived with his wife Deyana Boneva Cross with his two kids, Lauren Cross and Theo, and 3 grandchildren Alexander, Zinnia, and Violet.