NEW YORK — Arrest was announced Friday morning in the hit and run death of “Gone Girl” actor Lisa Banes, who died nearly two months ago.
Brian Boyd, 26, was arrested Thursday and is facing charges of leaving the scene of the accident with death and disobedience to pedestrians, New York City police said in a news release.
In early June she was hit by a Bans scooter or motorcycle while crossing Amsterdam Avenue on her way to visit her alma mater Juliard School. Manager David Williams said Bains was being treated for “significant injuries” at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, where she died on June 14 at the age of 65.
Some details on the arrest were immediately announced. Police did not say whether there was a lawyer who could comment on Boyd’s behalf.
Bains has appeared in numerous television shows and films, including “Mary Girl” Elliott in “Gone Girl” with Ben Affleck in 2014 and Bonnie in “Cocktail” with Tom Cruise in 1988. On television she starred in “Nashville”. , ”“ Masters of Sex, ”“ Royal Pains, ”“ Law and Order: Special Victims Unit ”and“ NCIS. ”
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She regularly performed on stage, including Neil Simon’s play “Rumors” in 1988, “High Society” music in 1998, and Broadway performances on Noel’s covert “Present Laughter” in 2010.
Bans lived in Los Angeles and married Catherine Cronhold, a contributing reporter for the Center for Public Integrity.
Friends and colleagues mourned Bans on Twitter after learning of her death.
Actor Seth McFarlane, who worked on his TV sci-fi comedy series “The Orville”, was deeply saddened by the death of Baines.
“Her stage presence, magnetism, skill and talent are only matched by her unwavering kindness and compassion for all of us,” McFarlane tweeted in June.