British Dialect Coach And Star Wars Actor Passes Away From Coronavirus

Andrew Jack, the Star Wars actor who portrayed Major Caluan Ematt in The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi and the voice of Moloch in Solo: A Star Wars Story, has sadly passed away after a brief battle against Coronavirus.

Born in 1944 as Andrew Hutchinson, he came a British dialect coach who worked on over 80 motion pictures since 1982.

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.

Aside from his film roles on the Star Wars franchise, he also worked on The Force Awakens begins the scenes. Jack provided dialogue and accent coaching for actors Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, as well as several supporting actors with alien languages.

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