Actor Andrew Jack, best known for playing Major Ematt in “Stars Wars” films, has died at a hospital in Chertsey, England, said a report. As per his agent, Jill McCullough, the 76-year old actor died due to Coronavirus complications.
“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 added.
The actor’s wife Gabrielle Rogers also shared a note about Jack 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,” Rogers wrote.
Jack starred as Major Ematt in “Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi” and “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”. He had a voice role in “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, the “Star Wars” spin-off prequel.
As a dialect coach in Hollywood, Jack worked on high-profile projects such as “Men in Black: International”, “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “Thor: Ragnarok” and two of the Avengers movies.