Star Wars actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus at 76
Andrew Jack, who starred in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, has died of coronavirus. He was also the dialect coach for Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth.
Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died in Britain as a result of the coronavirus, his agent said on Wednesday. He was 76. The actor, who also worked as a dialect coach, died in a hospital in Surrey on Tuesday, Jack’s agent Jill McCullough said in a statement.
“Andrew lived on one of the oldest working houseboats on the Thames, he was fiercely independent but madly in love with his wife, also a dialect coach,” McCullough said.
Jack appeared in Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi as General Emmett, as well as Solo: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens.
His wife, Gabrielle Rogers, who is quarantined in Australia, posted on social media: “Andrew Jack was diagnosed with coronavirus 2 days ago. He was in no pain, and he slipped away peacefully knowing that his family was all ‘with’ him.”
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