Jeremy Bulloch, Who Played Boba Fett in the “Star Wars” Original Trilogy, Passes Away at 75
Jeremy Bulloch, who portrayed bounty hunter Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at the age of 75, according to ComicBook.com.
Bulloch, born February 16th, 1945 in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England, appeared in the role in both The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, quickly becoming a fan favorite. He embraced the role and the fandom it brought, appearing frequently at conventions and at Star Wars Weekends in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Later, he also made a cameo as Captain Colton in 2005’s Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
In addition, Bulloch also acted in several episodes of the original run of British sci-fi series Doctor Who, as well as the James Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me, For Your Eyes Only and Octopussy, and Disney’s The Littlest Horse Thieves, also known as Escape from the Dark in the United Kingdom.