Original Boba Fett actor Jeremy Bulloch passes away at 75

He played the character in the original Star Wars trilogy.
Jeremy Bulloch
Jeremy Bulloch Photo credit John Phillips / Stringer
By , The New ALT 105.3

Jeremy Bulloch, who played Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at the age of 75 according to reports.

Bulloch began his acting career at the age of 13 and had recurring roles in Doctor Who and James Bond films from the 1960s through 1980s.

The news was confirmed by actor Daniel Logan, who played Boba Fett in Star Wars: Attack Of The Clones.

Disney's "Star Wars" took to Twitter following the news of Bulloch's passing to share some words about his role in the original "Star Wars" movies.

"Jeremy Bulloch, whose unforgettable performance as notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett has captivated audiences since he first appeared in 1980's Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, has sadly passed away," the tweet reads.

"He will be remembered not only for his iconic portrayal of the legendary character, but also for his warmth and generous spirit which have become an enduring part of his rich legacy," the tweet continues.

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