Andrew Jack, who is best known for playing Major Ematt in ‘Stars Wars’ films, has died due to Covid-19, Coronavirus at the age of 76. He was admitted in a Surrey hospital in Chertsey, England on Tuesday. This news is confirmed by agent on Wednesday. Jack had been the part of several high profile projects such as ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, ‘Batman Begins’ and several Marvel films. Jack had a voice role in the “Star Wars” spin-off prequel and “Solo: A Star Wars Story”.
Agent Jill McCullough revealed that the actor Andrew Jack lived on one of the oldest working houseboats on the Thames. He was independent but madly in love with his wife.” She added that Andrew Jack was unable to see his wife Gabrielle Rogers, who also worked as a dialect coach, in his final days because she was quarantined in Australia.
Star Wars actor Andrew Jack was diagnosed with covid-19, coronavirus 2 days ago.
Actor Joonas Suotamo, who essayed Chewbacca, paid tributes to Andrew Jack on social media. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker director JJ Abrams shared a tribute to Andrew Jack.
Andrew Jack had worked with over 200 actors. The actor was known for helping non-British actors to be more intelligible to the audience.