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(CNN) — Andrew Jack, a British actor and dialect coach who had roles in a number of “Star Wars” movies, has died aged 76 after contracting Covid-19, his agent has said.
Jack played Major (and then General) Ematt in “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi.”
The article goes on to state the following:
He also worked as a vocal coach on a number of blockbuster movie franchises, including “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Avengers.”
The New York Times reported that Jack’s wife, Gabrielle Rogers, who is quarantined in Australia, said in a social media post: “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.”
CNN wrote that Jack’s agent said he died on Tuesday in a hospital in Surrey, England, as a result of the coronavirus.
— Star Wars Direct (@StarWars_Direct) March 31, 2020
Andrew Jack was the dialect coach on SOLO, and a kind and thoughtful man. We asked him to teach Alden to speak Shyriiwook, and I’ll always remember listening to them gargle-roar at each other back and forth.
— Christopher Miller (@chrizmillr) March 31, 2020
Devastated to hear of the passing of the wonderful, talented, beloved gentleman #AndrewJack. He is one of the kindest people I’ve ever worked with. Please stay safe. Please stay home!!! #RIPAndrewJack pic.twitter.com/VqmmGkxaOF
— GreG GrunberG (@greggrunberg) March 31, 2020
— HT Entertainment (@htshowbiz) April 1, 2020
Andrew Jack, a British actor and dialect coach who had roles in a number of “Star Wars” movies, has died at age 76 after contracting Covid-19, his agent says. https://t.co/oTY4gWLSRE
— CNN (@CNN) April 1, 2020
We lost a man today. 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.
— Gabrielle Rogers (@GabrielleRoger1) March 31, 2020
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