This Thursday (17) the death of Jeremy Bulloch, known for playing Boba Fett in Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire strikes, was reported. The actor passed away at the age of 75.
Bulloch received several honors from actors who were part of the Star Wars franchise.
“I am sad to hear of the passing of Jeremy Bulloch, a member of the Star Wars family. I will never forget everything you taught me and all the good times we spent together. You will be remembered forever. Cons will not be the same without you. The Force will be with you always. RIP my brother Mando! ”, Tweeted Daniel Logan who also played Boba Fett in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones.
I am sad to hear of the passing of Jeremy Bulloch a Star Wars family member. I will never forget all you taught me and all the good times we had together. You will be forever remembered. Cons won't be the same with out you. The Force will be with you always. RIP my Mando brother! pic.twitter.com/IacykI6N9B
— Daniel Logan (@Daniel_Logan) December 18, 2020
“Jeremy Bulloch was the quintessential English gentleman. A good actor, charming company, and very kind to everyone lucky enough to meet or work with him. I will miss him very much and I am very grateful to have met him. #RIP_DearJeremy” wrote Mark Hamill, famous for playing Luke Skywalker.
Jeremy Bulloch was the quintessential English gentleman. A fine actor, delightful company & so kind to everyone lucky enough to meet or work with him. I will deeply miss him & am so grateful to have known him. ???? #RIP_DearJeremy pic.twitter.com/SMvjtQsSwZ
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 17, 2020
“Today we lost the best bounty hunter in the RIP galaxy Jeremy Bulloch #BobaFett,” shared Billy Dee Williams, who played Lando Calrissian.
Jeremy Bulloch has appeared in series as Doctor Who and Robin of Sherwood.
In the Star Wars franchise, Boba Fett is a bounty hunter, he supposedly died by falling into a Sarlacc pit. Recently the character returned in The Mandalorian being played by Temuera Morrison.
In a 2016 interview with Thrillist (via Comic Book ), Bulloch commented that he never believed that his character died.
“Silly will be fine. He’s going to get out of this ”, the actor shared
“If there is a problem, he can leave. He doesn’t need any help. He can do this alone. He comes out of the Sarlacc well – I didn’t follow the books because, to be honest, I don’t have time, ”he added.
“I’m always busy with something – grandchild there, and that one there, and one there. Occasionally, I pick up and read a little about it, but I’m not serious. You can get information from one of the fans ”, he concluded.