Star Wars actor Andrew Jack dies from Covid-19 related complications

Star Wars actor Andrew Jack dies from Covid-19 related complications

- Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died at the age of 76 from Covid-19 complications

- His representative confirmed his death, noting he passed away at a hospital outside of London

- He succumbed to complications he developed two days after testing positive for the coronavirus

- Sadly, his wife was not at his side for his final moments because she was quarantined in Australia

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Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died from the coronavirus, aged 76.

The star, who was also a dialect coach, passed away on Tuesday, 31 March at a hospital just outside London.

His representative, Jill McCullough, confirmed his death, noting the star died as a result of complications developed from the virus.

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Star Wars actor Andrew Jack dies from coronavirus

Andrew Jack who was also a dialect coach, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, at a hospital just outside of London. Photo: The Metro.
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"He died this morning of Covid-19 at St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey," Jill said.
"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, Gabrielle Rogers," she added.

She also revealed Jack's wife was stuck in quarantine in Australia, having just flown in from New Zealand the previous week.

"She was unable to see or talk to him at the end of his life and there is a chance a funeral may not be held," said Jill.

Jack was working as a dialect coach on the new Batman film starring Robert Pattison, where filming was shut down a couple of weeks ago.

Some of his most notable roles include Major Caluan Ematt in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and the voice of Moloch in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The London native was also a coach for Avengers: Endgame, Sherlock Holmes, Alien vs. Predator, Lord of the Rings, Captain America and Men In Black.

Over the course of his career, he worked with Robert Downey Jr in 1992’s Chaplin and Pierce Brosnan on GoldenEye in 1995.

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He also formed the Middle-Earth accents for the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, teaching the accents to the cast.

Andrew also designed and taught the accents for the Greeks and Trojans in 2004’s hit film Troy.

He mainly helped actors to learn any accent they might need to portray a certain character.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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