'Star Wars' Boba Fett Actor Jeremy Bulloch Dead at 75

'Star Wars' Boba Fett Actor Jeremy Bulloch Dead at 75

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor passed away due to health complications and has lived with Parkinson's for the last few years.

"He died peacefully, in hospital, surrounded by his family".

Boba Fett was nowhere near as complex and fleshed out at the time of his performance, but his role in the films is always one Star Wars fans watch out for and lovingly remember.

Bulloch is survived by wife Maureen, three sons and ten grandchildren. "We ask that their privacy be respected at this very hard time", the agent said in a statement.

As the Mandalorian bounty hunter Boba Fett, Bulloch made off with a froze-in-carbonite Han Solo in 1980′s "The Empire Strikes Back", then zoomed around the desert of Tatooine in a jet pack in 1983′s "Return of the Jedi".

Jeremy also appeared in over 100 other projects including roles in Roger Moore's James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me and Octopussy, as well as appearances in Dr Who in the 60s and 70s.

"We are very sad to announce the death of actor Jeremy Bulloch, earlier today", a statement read.

"A fine actor, delightful company & so kind to everyone lucky enough to meet or work with him", the Luke Skywalker actor said.

"I will deeply miss him and am so grateful to have known him".

While Bulloch was inside the suit in the original trilogy, the voice of Boba Fett came from actor Jason Wingreen, who died in 2015. Bulloch had played many roles on screen, but he said the role of Boba Fett "changed the entire direction of my life in such a wonderful way".

Daniel Logan, who portrayed a young version of Boba Fett in the 2002 "Star Wars" prequel movie "Attack of the Clones", wrote an Instagram tribute saying, "IT BRINGS ME TO TEARS TO ANNOUNCE JEREMY BULLOCH HAS PAST AWAY". RIP legend I'll never forget all you've taught me! If you're still reading with that being said, let the countdown begin to the next Disney+ Star Wars offering featuring Beskar-clad stars...

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