Sarek CastBy T'Bonz
November 19, 2007 - 9:35 PM
Chariots of Fire star joins the Star Trek XI cast.
As reported at StarTrek.com, Ben Cross will be taking on the role of Sarek of Vulcan, joining Winona Ryder who will portray his wife Amanda Grayson.
Cross is best known for his role of the Jewish Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire. He has acted in some form since his early youth and his resume includes performances in the Masterpiece Theater miniseries The Citidel where he played a Scottish physician, and The Far Pavilions, an HBO miniseries where he played a British Cavalry Officer. Cross had been employed in the film industry for over thirty years.
Born Harry Bernard Cross, Cross is a native of London, England, born December 1947. He is divorced, with two grown children. His most recent residence is Sofia, Bulgaria, although he has lived all over the world.
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