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Relationship Facts of Ben Cross

Ben Cross is married to Deyana Boneva.
He is father of Two (Theo Cross, Lauren Cross).
Ben Cross is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Ben Cross?

Ben Cross was a married man and he was living with his third wife. He exchanged vows with Deyana Boneva in the year 2018.

Together this couple had not welcomed any children.

Previously, Ben was for the first time married to Penelope A Butler in February 1977 but they divorced in February 1992. From their union, they had two kids. Their son is Theo Cross (born 1980) plus their daughter is Lauren Cross (born 1978).

His second wedding was with Michele Moerth which was held on 27 April 1996. This marriage lasted for nine years until they separated in 2005.

Who was Ben Cross?

Ben Cross was an actor and writer of British nationality who was seen in many screen projects. Ben Cross was popular for his role in Chicago, Chariots of Fire, Dark Shadows, etc.

In the year 2022, the character of Cardinal Matthews Ann in The Devil’s Light (a horror film). It is about a Nun who performs an exorcism and faces a demonic force related to her past.

He finished the shooting of this movie along with The Last Letter from Your Lover as Older Anthony before his demise.

Ben Cross- Death, Age

This talented actor took his last breath at the age of 72 on 18 Aug 2020. He passed away in Vienna, Austria due to cancer.

Ben Cross- Parents, Ethnicity, Education

His full birthdate was 16 Dec 1947 and the place he was born in London, United Kingdom as Harry Bernard Cross. The name of his father was Harry Cross (doorman) and his mother was Catherine (née O’Donovan) who worked as a cleaner.

Further, Ben’s ancestry was English and as for his academics, he went to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Ben Cross- Profession, Career

Ben Cross, an actor has stepped into the entertainment industry in 1977 with the movie A Bridge Too Far as Trooper Binns. Till his final goodbye, he has shown his acting skills in many projects. Mostly he did sinister characters that were loved by the audience.

His notable roles in the TV series are,

  • The Flame Trees of Thika as Ian Crawford for 4 episodes
  • Dark Shadows as Barnabas Collins for 12 episodes
  • Trial & Retribution D.S. Taylor Matthews 2 episodes
  • Banshee as Mr. Rabbit for 14 episodes
  • Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade as Ninja The Sorcerer for 14 episodes
  • 12 Monkeys as Nicodemus for 2 episodes
  • Pandora as Harlan Fried for 4 episodes

Besides this, Ben was also seen in many movies. Some of them are,

  • The Assisi Underground as Rufino Niccacci in 1985
  • Eye of the Widow as Nassiri in 1991
  • Exorcist: The Beginning as Semelier in 2004
  • When Nietzsche Wept as Josef Breuer in 2007
  • Star Trek as Sarek in 2009
  • The Hurricane Heist as Sheriff Jimmy Dixon in 2018
  • The Rest is Ashes as Old George Smith in 2020

Ben Cross- Net Worth, Salary

By the sources of 2022, Ben’s net worth was estimated at $4 million. The yearly salary that he charged is under the rug.

He had a total of 102 screen credits as of this writing.

Rumors, Controversy

The star cast of Prey for the Devil (movie), Ben was keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Ben Cross had a height of 5 ft 11.5 inches and his body weight was 70 kg.  Adding some more, he had grey hair with light brown-colored eyes.

Social Media

Ben Cross was available on social sites like Facebook with 3.2k friends. Also, he had made accounts on Twitter where he had over 3k followers.

But he was absent on Instagram plus YouTube.


  • His zodiac sign was Capricorn.
  • His dad died because of tuberculosis in 1955.
  • He spoke three languages German, Italian, and Spanish.


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