Ben Vereen Jr. dead: Benjamin Benji Vereen Junior cause of death – obituary – tributes
- Died: August 8, 2020
- Age: 55 year old
- Cause of death: unconfirmed
How did Ben Vereen Jr. die?
Film and theater actor Ben Vereen says his son has died.
Benjamin Vereen Junior, who went by Benji, was a dancer and choreographer.
He had been missing since July 27.
His father found out Saturday he died.
His father, who’s best known for his portrayal of “The Leading Player” in the original Broadway cast of Pippin, released a statement saying, “I am sorry to announce my son Benjamin A Vereen Jr., affectionately known as “Benji” passed away. Benji was a dancer and a choreographer with an extraordinary artistic talent and we will hold him in our hearts forever. Thank you to the public for loving my son. We would appreciate allowing our family to mourn this privately.”
Ben Vereen Jr. Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
Ben Vereen Jr. tributes
Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.
Clarence Patton wrote;
Such a horrible thing to have to experience…and he’s now experienced it twice. Love and strength to Ben Vereen.
Such a horrible thing to have to experience…and he's now experienced it twice.
Love and strength to Ben Vereen.https://t.co/rGQ2fS3iZx
— Clarence Patton (@cpattonbkny) August 10, 2020
We are saddened to hear that Ben Vereen, Jr., the son of Tony winner Ben Vereen, has died.
We are saddened to hear that Ben Vereen, Jr., the son of Tony winner Ben Vereen, has died. https://t.co/Z0MMAeb4L3
— BroadwayWorld (@BroadwayWorld) August 9, 2020
Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.
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