Jeremy Bulloch, Boba Fett actor from original Star Wars films, dies at 75

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Jeremy Bulloch, popularly known for his role as Boba Fett in the original Star Wars movies, has passed away at 75.

According to his official website,, he succumbed to “health complications, including several years living with Parkinson’s disease.”

Bulloch is survived by his wife, Maureen, and his two sons, Jamie and Robbie.

Read the full statement below:

Jeremy died peacefully on 17th December 2020 following health complications, including several years living with Parkinson’s disease. He spent his final weeks in the wonderful care of staff at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, close to the house where he and his wife Maureen had lived together for more than fifty years. Maureen and two of his sons, Jamie and Robbie, were with him during his final days.

Jeremy had a long and happy life as an actor and was best known for his roles in the films Summer Holiday, Star Wars and James Bond; TV series the Newcomers, Doctor Who, Agony and Robin of Sherwood, and several West End theatre productions. Away from the screen Jeremy was a talented footballer and cricketer. He also supported a number of charities including Great Ormond Street Hospital who saved his granddaughter’s life. He was devoted to his wife, three sons and ten grandchildren, who all love him dearly and will miss him terribly.

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