The wife of legendary Star Wars actor, Andrew Jack has been deprived of the last moments with her husband who past away overnight from COVID-19.
Andrew Jack (76) passed away overnight following respiratory complications associated with acquiring the COVID-19 virus two days ago. His wife, Gabrielle Rogers has been quarantined in Australia after transferring from New Zealand last week.
Jack played Major Caluan Ematt a veteran of the Rebel Alliance, in the Star Wars series including in The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. he also voiced Moloch in Solo: A Star Wars Story.
But he was better known as a voice coach to many of the worlds leading actors. Over the course of his career he worked with Robert Downey Jr. in 1992’s Chaplin and Pierce Brosnan on GoldenEye in 1995. He also created the Middle-earth accents for the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, teaching them to the cast and designed and taught the accents for the Greeks and Trojans in 2004’s Troy.
His agent Jill McCullough confirmed the devastating news to news outlets and said, fortunately, Andre Jack was in no pain. His wife was unable to be with him due to her quarantine in Australia.
“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; Gabrielle Rogers,” he told the Metro.
“She was unable to see or talk to him at the end of his life and there is a chance a funeral may not be held.”
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