Some very sad news

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Jiraiya
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Some very sad news

Postby Jiraiya » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:53 pm

I’ve been Facebook friends with Jay Benedict for many years and followed his work after Star Fleet.

I’ve done very sad news to announce. Jay sadly passed away today. He had succumbed to this dreadful virus. His wife Phoebe posted on Facebook earlier today.

I’m totally gutted.

RIP Jay

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Bladez636
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Re: Some very sad news

Postby Bladez636 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:48 pm

This is such awful news.
What a talent, he had an easily identifiable, soft but authoritative, unique voice and was perfect as Shiro in every way.

R.I.P. Jay. You will never be forgotten.

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Re: Some very sad news

Postby Crash » Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:54 pm

Hey fellas, good to see you

Well-said, it's sad times.
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Re: Some very sad news

Postby Dr. Ben » Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:56 pm

Wish I had the opportunity to thank him for his work. RIP Jay!

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Re: Some very sad news

Postby Serenity » Sun May 10, 2020 6:53 pm

Heartbreaking news.

My thoughts are with his family and friends.

Thank you Jay for being a massive part of something that has given me immense joy, not only in my childhood but ever since. I still watch SF every year, this year’s viewing will be incredibly bittersweet. :(

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Re: Some very sad news

Postby AndyThomas » Sat May 23, 2020 4:00 pm

Damn, that's a shame. My condolences to his family. Let's hope they get a lid on this thing before long, it seems to be behaving very unusually compared to things we've come across before but I suppose it's early days researching it yet...
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