- 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 is quarantined in Australia
- The actor was working as a dialect coach on the new Batman film starring Robert Pattison
- Production of the film was shut down a couple of weeks ago
Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died from the coronavirus aged 76.
The star, who was also a dialect coach, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, at a hospital just outside of London.
His representative Jill McCullough confirmed his death noting the star died as a result of complications developed from the virus.
‘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.
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He also revealed Jack's wife is stuck in quarantine in Australia having just flown in from New Zealand last 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
The actor and 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.
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 the actors lend any alien languages that the movie required them to speak.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that British actor, Idris Elba, said that even though their time in quarantine was over, they still could not travel home due to worldwide travel restrictions. He went on to say that they would have to stay a little longer but that he thinks the worst is probably over.
The time in quarantine was rather difficult as Elba said he doesn’t sit still and they both had a bit of cabin fever. Elba is extremely grateful for not falling seriously with the virus and urges all people to stay positive and healthy. With him been asthmatic, Elba said he thought it was going to be a lot worse. He also gave thanks to all those helping others through these difficult times.
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