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Ben Cross, ‘Chariots of Fire’ and ‘Star Trek’ actor, dies at 72

Ben Cross, ‘Chariots of Fire’ and ‘Star Trek’ actor, dies at 72

Ben Cross, an entertainer who featured in the Academy Award-winning film “Chariots of Fire” and “Star Trek,” has kicked the bucket. He was 72.

His agent, Tracy Mapes, said the entertainer kicked the bucket Tuesday after a short sickness. The entertainer’s girl, Lauren Cross, said her dad kicked the bucket in Vienna, Austria.

A family articulation called Cross a conceived player and performer who was a mobile reference book of music that could “sing anything.”

“He was a man who taught us to embrace our feelings, whatever they may be,” the statement said. “We are grateful for the time we had with him. His spirit lives on in our hearts through his words, his music, and the love that we still feel.”

Cross was a veteran entertainer who got through with the 1981 film “Chariots of Fire,” which won the Oscar for best picture. He had the main job as Olympic sprinter Harold Abrahams in the genuine tale around two British competitors at the 1924 Games.

Cross featured nearby Sean Connery and Richard Gere in the 1995 film “First Knight.” He played Spock’s dad Sarek in the 2009 reboot of “Star Trek” and depicted Prince Charles in the TV film “William and Kate: The Movie” in 2011.

In different jobs, Cross was the main character in the TV miniseries “Solomon” in 1997. In the equivalent year, he showed up as Captain Nemo in the CBS revamp of “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”

Mapes said Cross had quite recently wrapped up the blood and gore film “The Devil’s Light” with Virginia Madsen for Lionsgate. He will star in the up and coming “Last Letter From Your Lover.”

Cross was made due by his significant other, two youngsters and three grandkids.

Topics #Actor #Ben Cross #Chariots of Fire #Star Trek
Gloria Rhonheimer

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