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Jay Benedict

Actor

Born - 11 April 1951, Burbank, California, USA
Died - 4 April 2020

Light-haired (greying early), authoratative-looking American actor, often in military roles, who divided his career between France, the States and (mostly) Britain. He made his film debut as a 12-year-old in the French film La Bande a Bobo (1963), and his adult bow in the West German movie Winterspelt (1977). Settling in England, he was later seen in Hanover Street (1979), The Mine and the Minotaur (1980), Victor/Victoria (1982), The Lonely Lady (1983), Where is Parsifal? (1984), Aliens (1986), Dark Obsession (1989), The Russia House (1990), Shining Through (1992), Genghis Cohn (1993), The Patriots (1994), Double Team (1997), Rewind (1998), Saving Grace (2000), Carmen (2003), Secret Agents (2004), The Maidens' Conspiracy (2006), Apocalypse Code (2007), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared (2013), Moonwalkers (2015), Two is a Family (2016), Madame (2017) and Scarefest (2020), his last. In latter years, he also did extensive voiceover work, as did his wife, Phoebe Scholfield, an actress who became a dialogue dubbing director, and who survives him. He died from coronavirus.