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Ben Masters, 75
(May 6, 1947 – January 11, 2023)

American actor (Passions, All That Jazz, HeartBeat).
Cause of death: COVID-19.

Ben Masters, who played Julian Crane on NBC's Passions from 1999 to 2008, died Wednesday in Palm Springs, California. He was 75.

Masters had dementia for several years, according to his representatives, and COVID was reported as his official cause of death.

Ben Masters was born in El Paso, Texas, in 1942. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied acting and theater. After graduation, he moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. He began his career on stage, performing in various off-Broadway productions.

In the late 1970s, Masters made his film debut with a small role in the movie "Rollercoaster". He quickly landed more film roles throughout the 70s and 80s, including "The Great Santini" and "The Great Smokey Roadblock". He also began to appear on television, with guest appearances on shows like "Kojak" and "The Jeffersons".

In the 1980s and 1990s, Masters' career took off, with a string of successful film and television roles. He appeared in films like "Silverado" and "The Last of the Finest", and he had a recurring role on the television series "Picket Fences".

He also made guest appearances on popular shows like "Law & Order" and "NYPD Blue". Throughout his career, Masters has also been active in theater. He has appeared in many stage productions, both on Broadway and off-Broadway. Some of his notable theater roles include appearances in productions of "A Streetcar Named Desire", "Death of a Salesman" and "Of Mice and Men". In addition to his acting career, He was also known for his political activism.

He was a vocal supporter of progressive causes and has been involved in various charitable organizations. He was also active in environmental causes.
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