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'Aliens' Actor Jay Benedict Dies From Coronavirus at 68

'Aliens' Actor Jay Benedict Dies From Coronavirus at 68

Aliens actor Jay Benedict has passed away at the age of 68 after contracting coronavirus.

“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,” a notice on his website read.

He played Newt’s father in Aliens and Rich Twit in The Dark Knight Rises, among numerous other roles over the years. Our thoughts are with Jay‘s loved ones.

In the United States, this virus has killed almost 10,000 people and worldwide, the virus has claimed the lives of over 70,000 individuals.

We’re mourning the losses of all of these celebrities who have passed away from COVID-19.

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