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Andrew Jack Dead - 'Star Wars' Actor & Dialect Coach Dies at 76 From Coronavirus

Andrew Jack Dead - 'Star Wars' Actor & Dialect Coach Dies at 76 From Coronavirus

Andrew Jack has sadly passed away at the age of 76.

The actor – who portrayed Caluan Ematt in the new Star Wars trilogy – died on died Tuesday morning (March 31) from coronavirus (COVID-19) complications, multiple outlets report.

Andrew was also a dialect coach, who crafted the accents for the recent Star Wars movies, the Middle Earth accents for the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, and the Greek and Trojan accents for 2004′s Troy.

According to, Andrew died at St. Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey, a town in South East England.

His rep Jill McCullough told the outlet, “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. Tragically she is stuck in quarantine in Australia having just flown in from NZ last week. 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.”

Andrew has worked on more than 80 motion pictures since 1982. His most recent coach project was The Batman, which has suspended production due to the ongoing health crisis.

Our thoughts are with Andrew Jack‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

See which other celebrities have unfortunately lost their lives because of the virus.

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