Star Wars actor Andrew Jack, 76, died in Britain in a hospital in Surrey, just outside London, on Tuesday. He was diagnosed with coronavirus 2 days ago.
Jack appeared in Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi as General Ematt, as well as Solo: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens. 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." Jack had a long-running association with the "Star Wars" movies and had roles both in front of and behind the camera. He also had voice parts, including as Moloch in "Solo: A Star Wars Story."His wife, Gabrielle Rogers, is quarantined in Australia. Passengers arriving in Australia must isolate in hotels for two weeks.
As a dialect coach, Jack had been working on the upcoming film "The Batman" starring Robert Pattinson. He also worked with Robert Downey Jr. for "Sherlock Holmes," Chris Hemsworth for the "Avengers" films and "Thor: Ragnarok," and with actors on films including "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."