Cross, the actor who also starred “Star Trek,” has died. FILE - Actor Ben Cross arrives at the "Chariots of Fire" premiere in London on July 10, 2012. He was 72. Ben Cross starred alongside Sir Ian Holm in Chariots Of Fire (Toby Melville/PA) Cross played athlete Abrahams, with the late Sir Ian Holm nominated for an Oscar as best supporting actor in his role as coach Sam Mussabini in the film based on the true story of two British men racing for Olympic gold in 1924. Chariots of Fire is a 1981 British historical drama film. Ben Cross, the actor best known to one generation for playing a determined runner in the 1981 Academy Award-winning film “Chariots of Fire” and … He was 72. Chariots Of Fire Ben Cross Interview - Great British Premiere Star Trek, First Knight, and Chariots of Fire star Ben Cross has reportedly passed away at the age of 72. Ben Cross, best known for his portrayal of British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in Chariots of Fire and Sarek in the 2009 Star Trek reboot, died August 18. Born Harry Bernard Cross in London in 1947, he won the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’s prestigious Vanbrugh prize for Performance of the Year and became an in-demand stage and screen star, making his big screen debut in … De Britse acteur Ben Cross is overleden. He was 72. TRIBUTES have poured in for Chariots of Fire legend Ben Cross following his death. Cross was best known for his po… 18/08/2020. Lauren, in the Facebook post, stated that she was "heartbroken" about the fact that her father is no more with her. Ben Cross became a major hit actor after his role as British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire.Besides film acting, he also writes and directs movies. The actor, who passed away in Austria, has two children, Lauren and Theo. With Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers. His representative Tracy Mapes said … He was 72. Ben Cross is dinsdag na een kort ziekbed op 72-jarige leeftijd overleden in de Oostenrijkse hoofdstad Wenen. Ben Cross, best known for his starring role in Chariots Of Fire, has died at the age of 72. The news was confirmed to Fox … Cross, the actor who also starred Star Trek, has died. STAR Trek and Chariots of Fire actor Ben Cross has died aged 72 after a short illness. Cross’ representative Tracy Mapes said in an emailed statement that the actor died suddenly Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, after a short illness. He was 72. Chariots of Fire is een Britse sportfilm uit 1981, met een scenario van Colin Welland en geregisseerd door Hugh Hudson.De film is gebaseerd op een echt gebeurd verhaal van Britse atleten die zich voorbereiden op de Olympische Spelen van 1924.De film was genomineerd voor zeven Oscars en kreeg er uiteindelijk vier, waaronder die voor Beste Film Ben Cross, best known for his portrayal of British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in “Chariots of Fire” and Sarek in the 2009 “Star Trek” reboot, died on Aug. 18. Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the … Ben Cross, the English actor who starred in the Oscar-winning film "Chariots of Fire" and appeared in reboots of "Star Trek" and "Dark Shadows," has died. FILE - Actor Ben Cross arrives at the "Chariots of Fire" premiere in London on July 10, 2012. Cross … He was 72. Ben Cross, "Chariots of Fire" star, died Tuesday at 72. Actor Ben Cross, who is known for films like Chariots of Fire, Star Trek, Chariots of Fire, Exorcist: The Beginning, and others, has passed away, following a short illness. Ben was born on December 16, 1947, in London to Harry Bernard Cross (nurse) and his wife who worked as a cleaning woman.After graduating from Bishop Thomas Grant Comprehensive School in Streatham, … Ben Cross Dies, Star Trek and Chariots of Fire Star Was 72. Ben Cross, best known for his portrayal of British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in "Chariots of Fire" and Sarek in the 2009 "Star Trek" reboot, died on Aug. 18. The film was conceived and produced by David Puttnam, written by Colin Welland, and directed by Hugh Hudson. It is based on the true story of two British athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell: a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice.. Ben Cross, an actor who starred in the Academy Award-winning film “Chariots of Fire” and “Star Trek,” has died. He was 72. The actor`s family confirmed the news to Fox News. Ben Cross, the stage and film actor best known for his roles in Chariots of Fire and Star Trek, has died at the age of 72. English actor Ben Cross, known for starring in `Chariots of Fire` and appearing in 2009`s `Star Trek,` has died at the age of 72. Directed by Hugh Hudson. Harry Bernard Cross, or Ben Cross, was a popular English stage and film actor. Ben Cross was a British actor best known for starring as Harold Abrahams in “Chariots of Fire” and Sarek in “Star Trek (2009).” The veteran screen and stage star died Tuesday in Vienna following a short illness, his agent Ed Smith confirmed to Variety. The veteran stage and screen star’s family confirmed the news to Deadline. Ben Cross, the star of Chariots of Fire, who also appeared in 2009's Star Trek, died Tuesday after a short illness. He gained fame with his portrayal of the British athlete Harold Abrahams in the film, Chariots of Fire.The legendary actor passed away in Vienna on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Chariots of Fire - Filmhouse Cinema Edinburgh - filmhousecinema.com RESTORED CLASSIC The true story of Eric Liddle (Ian Charleson) and Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross) who ran for British and Scottish gold in the 1924 Olympics despite great personal obstacles. Volgens de Oostenrijkse krant Kurier werd Cross in Wenen voor kanker behandeld. Cross wrapped his last role as Cardinal Mathews in Lionsgate's The Devil's Light ten days ago. Ben Cross, Chariots of Fire star, dies aged 72 Telegraph reporters. LOS ANGELES -- Ben Cross, an actor who starred in the Academy Award-winning film "Chariots of Fire" and "Star Trek," has died. Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh review – meandering murder mystery. He died early on Tuesday morning in Vienna, Austria, his family told Deadline. The star passed away on Tuesday morning (local time) in Vienna after a short battle with an illness, which was confirmed to not have been coronavirus. Ben Cross, known for starring in "Chariots of Fire" and appearing in 2009's "Star Trek," has died at the age of 72. Courtesy of Warner Brothers, Inc. Liddell, Abrahams, and the Cambridge runners Lord Andrew Lindsay (Nigel Havers), Aubrey Montague (Nicholas Farrell), and Henry Stallard … Nigel Havers (foreground) and Ben Cross in Chariots of Fire (1981). Ben Cross, the English actor best known for his portrayal of the British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in the 1981 Best Picture Oscar winner Chariots of Fire and as Sarek in the 2009 reboot Star Trek, died today in Vienna after a short illness.He was 72. 'Chariots of Fire' star Ben Cross dead at 72 Back to video.