Star Wars actor Andrew Jack passed away due to complications caused by COVID-19. The news was confirmed by his agent. He was 76.
The actor died in a hospital in Surrey as per his agent Jill McCullough in a public statement. McCullough 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.
Meanwhile, Jack’s wife Gabriella Rogers, a voice, accent, and dialect coach, who is currently quarantined in Australia, posted on Twitter: “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.”
Andrew Jack was born on 28th January 1944 in London, England, to an actor father, Stephen Jack, and horticulturist mother, Julia Hutchinson. The British dialect coach went on to work on over 80 motion pictures since his debut in 1982.
The dialect coach’s notable acting credits include 'Kate & Leopold' (2001), 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (2015), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).