Ben's cause of death was complications from surgery. Ben's cause of death was complications from surgery. Ben was 74 years old at the time of death. Published 10:00 pm PDT, Monday, June 15, 2009 Ben Wright (5 May 1915 – 2 July 1989) was an English actor in radio, film and television. Thirteen years after losing CBS job, Ben Wright is still truckin' By JIM MOORE, SPECIAL TO SEATTLEPI.COM. Coronavirus Update. Use this page to find out if Ben Wright is dead or alive. Your contribution is much appreciated! Very user friendly navigation and includes a search function and interactive quizzes. Ben Wright death quick facts: Celebrities and Notable People Who Have Had Coronavirus. Ben Wright was born on May 15, 1915 and died on July 2, 1989. Ben's cause of death was complications from surgery. Ben passed away on July 2, 1989 at the age of 74 in Burbank, CA. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. If you see something that doesn't look right on this page, please do inform us using the form below: © 2017 Dead or Kicking / All Rights Reserved. Birthday: May 15, 1915Date of Death: July 2, 1989Age at Death: 74. Ben passed away on July 2, 1989 at the age of 74 in Burbank, CA. Recently Passed Away Celebrities and Famous People.