Ben Cross AKA Harold Abrahams From Chariots Of Fire Passes Away At 72
Ben Cross AKA Harold Abrahams From Chariots Of Fire Passes Away At 72 (Photo Credit – Ben Cross Twitter)

2020 continues to bring in sad news. As per the latest reports, Star Trek actor Ben Cross breathed his last at the age of 72. The reason behind his death is not clear yet, but reports state that it was followed by a short term illness that the actor was battling with. Scroll below for more details about the same.


72-year-old Ben Cross, apart from his popular Star Trek role, was also known for playing athlete Harold Abrahams in the film Chariots of Fire. As per reports, his rep has said that the actor died suddenly following the aforementioned short illness. He breathed his last in Vienna, Austria.


Ben Cross’ daughter Lauren took to Facebook to announce her father’s demise. She expressed how she is heartbroken after her ‘darling’ father’s death. In her post, Lauren detailed how the actor was not keeping well for some time now. She also added that his health declined rapidly over the past week.

As per his representatives, Ben Cross was working till he fell ill. The actor has just finished shooting a horror film titled The Devil’s Light. Apart from this, he also has a romantic film yet to release later this year. The actor will be seen in the Last Letter From Your Lover.

Produced by Netflix, the romantic drama also stars Shailene Woodley, Felicity Jones, Joe Alwyn and Callum Turner.

We offer our deepest condolences to the family and pray that Ben Cross’ soul rests in peace.

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