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.
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
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."