Star Wars actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus, tributes pour in on Twitter
New Delhi : Andrew Jack, known for his work in Star Wars movie, died in Surrey on Tuesday. He was 76-year-old.
According to a report by BBC, he died two days after he was diagnosed with the coronavirus, as was confirmed by his agent Jill McCullough.
The news of Andrew Jack's sad demise has been shared by his wife Gabrielle Rogers. She wrote a heartfelt message on Twitter: "We lost a man today. Andrew Jack was diagnosed with Coronavirus 2 days ago. He was in no pain, and he slipped away peacefully knowing that his family were all 'with' him."
In her tweet, she tagged famous Hollywood stars like Hugh Jackman, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr, who was trained by Andrew Jack as their voice coach.
We lost a man today. Andrew Jack was diagnosed with Coronavirus 2 days ago. He was in no pain, and he slipped away peacefully knowing that his family were all 'with' him.— Gabrielle Rogers (@GabrielleRoger1) March 31, 2020
Take care out there, lovers x@RealHughJackman @chrishemsworth @RobertDowneyJr pic.twitter.com/fm5LevA8n2
As mentioned in the BBC report, Andrews failed to spend his last days with his wife as she was in quarantine in Australia.
On Twitter, his known started pouring in their tributes and condolences.
https://t.co/4PnXpF7ohS pic.twitter.com/zcAR7tHgL4— JJ Abrams (@jjabrams) March 31, 2020
Andrew was a legend, and such a kind man. We are all absolutely heartbroken. Our hearts go out to his family. Rest in peace, Andrew... https://t.co/vzr6K0HpHV— Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) March 31, 2020
So heartbreaking to learn that Andrew Jack has passed away. He, along with Roisin Carty, lead all of us through the many accents of Middle-Earth. He was a kind and lovely human being. My love to his family and friends.— Elijah Wood (@elijahwood) April 1, 2020
Andrew Jack made a mean curry— Sean Astin (@SeanAstin) March 31, 2020
Andrew Jack was powerful & gentle in equal measure
Andrew Jack was funny
Andrew Jack was brilliant
Andrew Jack loved a unique theory of gravity, that we are all being pushed down, instead of pulled down
We loved Andrew Jackhttps://t.co/PNxMop2udN
More than 900,000 people have been diagnosed positive with the novel coronavirus across the world.