Ben Cross Cause of Death – The English stage and screen entertainer, whose credits likewise incorporate 2009’s Star Trek reboot and First Knight, kicked the bucket in Vienna from sickness
Ben Cross, star of stage and screen, has kicked the bucket at 72 years old.
The entertainer, most popular for his job in Oscar-winning show Chariots of Fire, passed on in Vienna from an unknown sickness as indicated by his little girl who affirmed the news on Facebook.
I am totally shattered to impart to you that my dear dad passed on a couple of hours prior,” she composed. “He had been debilitated for some time however there was a quick decrease over the previous week.”
Subsequent to moving on from Rada (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts), Cross made the move from stage to screen in 1977’s A Bridge Too Far close by Sean Connery and Michael Caine, in a job he later depicted as a “celebrated extra”. In the equivalent year he likewise turned into an individual from the Royal Shakespeare Company before picking up popularity playing Billy Flynn in Chicago.
This at that point prompted a main job of Harold Abrahams in Chariots of Fire, the account of British competitors at the 1924 Olympics, a film he didn’t consider “going past the English shores”. It turned into a hit in the US and proceeded to win the Oscar for best picture.
“A film like that it is expertly groundbreaking,” he said in 2012. “Out of nowhere, you get offered loads of work, which is flawless. In any case, from that point forward I have done 80 or 90 ventures, none of which have been in any capacity as fruitful.”
In the years since, he featured nearby Richard Gere in First Knight, played Sarek in the 2009 reboot of Star Trek and played Prince Charles in William and Kate: The Movie. He likewise delivered various singles, including Name It, You Got it.