“Star Wars” Actor Andrew Jack Dies From Coronavirus At 76 – British actor Andrew Jack, who appeared in Star Wars and served as a dialect coach on The Lord Of The Rings film trilogy, has died from complications related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
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Andrew Jack, who played Major Caluan Ematt in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” died in St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey, on Tuesday morning of complications from the Coronavirus.
Andrew Jack’s representative Jill McCullough shared news that the actor had died in London on Tuesday morning as a result of the Coronavirus.
Andrew Jack succumbed to the illness at a hospital near London while his wife Gabrielle Rogers had to remain in quarantine in Australia having just flown in from NZ last week, unable to see or talk to him at the end of his life.
Due to social distancing restrictions, there is a chance a funeral may not be held.
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As stated, Andrew Jack worked as a dialect coach and grew to be one of the most prominent in the industry.
London-born Andrew Jack had recently appeared as Resistance General Ematt in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Andrew Jack also acted as the dialect coach for multiple Star Wars and Marvel films under the Walt Disney Studios umbrella. Notably, he was Chris Hemsworth’s dialect coach for Thor in Avengers: Endgame and Avengers: Infinity War.
Andrew Jack was also the dialect coach for Solo: A Star Wars Story and all three of the Star Wars sequel films, where he assisted English actor, John Boyega, with his American accent as rogue Storm Trooper, Finn.
Andrew Jack went onto coach Irish actor Pierce Brosnan in three of his four James Bond movies – GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies and Die Another Day.
Andrew Jack, who He designed and taught the accents for the Greeks and Trojans in Wolfgang Petersen’s Troy, also worked on many other well-known films, such as Lord of the Rings, Alien v. Predator, and Robert Downey Jr.’s Sherlock Holmes, throughout his long Hollywood career.
Andrew, who played Major Caluan Ematt in The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, was actively working on The Batman starring Robert Pattinson until production shut down on March 14.