Ben Cross

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Harry Bernard Cross (16 December 1947 – 18 August 2020), known professionally as Ben Cross, was an English actor. He was best known for his role as the British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire and as Sarek in the 2009 reboot movie Star Trek.

Cross was born in London.[1] He was educated at the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Art. Cross died of cancer on 18 August 2020 in Vienna, Austria, aged 72.[2]

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  1. Luaine, Lee (10 April 1991). "Ben Cross bites into TV. Intense actor plays idealists and vampires". Chicago Sun-Times. p. 41.
  2. Ben Cross Dies: ‘Chariots Of Fire’, ‘Star Trek’ & ‘First Knight’ Star Was 72

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