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'Star Wars' Actor Andrew Jack Dies Of Coronavirus At 76

Added 03-31-20 11:18:03pm EST - “Jack appeared in "Star Wars: Episode VIII ?" The Last Jedi" as General Ematt and also did dialect coaching for Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Hemsworth.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “'Star Wars' Actor Andrew Jack Dies Of Coronavirus At 76”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

SYDNEY (AP) — 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 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.”

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