Coronavirus: Aliens and Emmerdale actor Jay Benedict dies 'due to COVID-19 complications'

Actor Jay Benedict, who appeared in a range of films and TV shows, from Aliens to Emmerdale, has died due to complications from coronavirus.

Jay's management company made the sad announcement on Twitter.

A statement posted on his website said: "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."