Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died in Britain as a result of the deadly coronavirus at the age of 76.
His death was confirmed by his manager, Jill McCullough on Wednesday. The actor, who also worked as a dialect coach, died in a hospital in Surrey on Tuesday, Jack’s agent said in a statement.
He 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,”
Jack appeared in “Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi” as General Ematt, 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 were all ‘with’ him.”