RIP Ben Cross at 72

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by Ar-Pharazon, Aug 18, 2020.

  1. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

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    Way too young

    Ben was in Chariots Of Fire in addition to being "nuSarerk".
     
  2. Markonian

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    Wow, I had no idea. Just reading the new KEL novel with Sarek. That’s gonna take on a different meaning now.

    Rest in Peace.
     
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    Noooooo...that sucks. :wah:
     
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    RIP.
     
  5. Greg Cox

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    And the second Barnabas Collins as well.

    Very sad.
     
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    Bummer. That's too young to pass. I thought he was great in Star Trek 2009. I've never seen Chariots of Fire. Might need to do that now.
     
  7. dupersuper

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    There's a new Kelvin novel?
     
  8. saddestmoon

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    Just read this before - very sad to hear.
    :(
     
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    Too sad :(
    He was an excellent the Sarek
     
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    When I saw him in ST09 I figured he was only a decade older than Zachary Quinto was but I guess he was actually in his 60s when filming. I liked his Sarek quite a bit, he had a nice soft voice and and I like how he spoke that line when he's talking to Spock and saying he married Amanda because he loved her. RIP
     
  13. Greg Cox

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    Note: Chariots of Fire also features a young Alice Krige, aka the Borg Queen. I believe she plays Cross's love interest, although it's been decades since I've seen the movie.
     
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    RIP:(
     
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  15. Vger23

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    All the more reason to check it out!

    Nice to see you, Greg....I've missed your posts! Hope you are well.
     
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    Rest in Peace Sir
     
  17. Khan 2.0

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    earth...but when?...spock?
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    Yes, most unfortunate, 72 seems almost young these days. He was excellent in the otherwise forgettable early to mid 90s fantasy fodder, First Knight as well:

     
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    RIP. I really liked him as Sarek. I was just googling Barnabas Collins for unrelated reasons, which is how I somewhat belatedly happened upon the news.

    Somewhat OT, but I'm reminded of how I found out about Mark Lenard's death. It was Thanksgiving and my dad asked me if I knew that Spock's dad had died. I was like, "Yeah, I saw that episode." But of course he meant the actor.
     
  20. Greg Cox

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    Thanks! I'm still posting all over the Trekbbs. Just haven't posted in this forum much since there's been no real news on Movie 4 for awhile. (Not interested in debating the latest unconfirmed rumors about movies that may or may not happen.). I check the TrekLit and General SFF topics most every day.

    And I'm hunkered down and well, thanks for asking. Looking forward to my next Trek book coming out in November.
     
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