RIP 'Star Wars' Actor Alfie Curtis

Posted December 28, 2017

In addition to his memorable role in Star Wars, Curtis also had roles in the 1980 film The Elephant Man, the "80s TV series Cribb and the 1986 TV miniseries Lost Empires".

He accompanied it with a amusing artwork of a sketch showing Fisher, who passed away suddenly past year, in robes and a crown, carrying her famous french bulldog, Gary Fisher, in one hand as she stuck up the middle finger of the other. "I have the death sentence on 12 systems", he tells Skywalker, in a scene that is on the minds of all Star Wars fans right now. His Star Wars costar Mark Hamill tweeted the news on Tuesday, December 26.

The character of Dr. Evazan then later appeared in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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Alfie was an actor from Stepney, London England. he was born on July 28, 1930.

"ALFIE CURTIS made the #StarWars Mos Eisley Cantina scene (one of the most memorable I've ever been a part of) even MORE memorable", Hamill wrote of Curtis, whose role in the movie was uncredited. Thanks, Alf- you'll be missed.

Lucasfilm's latest Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, is now screening in cinemas.

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No cause of death has been revealed.

The death was later announced on the Comic Book Star Wars website, with a message which said: "Actor Alfie Curtis, famous for his portrayal of Dr. Evazan in the original Star Wars, has passed away at the age of 87".

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