Star Wars Actors who Passed Away

by The_Adjuster88 | created - 10 Aug 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

R.I.P to all who have died

1. Eddie Byrne

Actor | Star Wars

Eddie Byrne was born on January 31, 1911 in Dublin, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Island of Terror (1966) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1962). He died on August 21, 1981 in Dublin.

Born: 31 January 1911 - Died: 21 August 1981 (aged 70)

Played: General Willard (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

2. Alex McCrindle

Actor | Star Wars

Alex McCrindle was born on August 3, 1911 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Dark Island (1962) and Witch Wood (1964). He was married to Honor Arundel. He died on April 20, 1990 in St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, England.

Born: August 3 1911 - Died: April 20 1990 (aged 78)

Played: General Dodonna (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

3. Peter Cushing

Actor | Star Wars

Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was ...

Born: 26 May 1913 - Died: 11 August 1994 (aged 81)

Played: Grand Moff Tarkin (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

CGI in Rouge One

4. Sebastian Shaw

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Though primarily a stage actor, Sebastian Shaw appeared in some forty film and television productions from 1930 to 1991. Born on May 29, 1905, in Holt, Norfolk, England, he first appeared on stage as a child in 1913, graduating to lead roles by the late 1920s. It was in 1930 that he made his first ...

Born: 29 May 1905 - Died: 23 December 1994 (aged 89)

Played: Anakin Skywalker (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

5. Don Henderson

Actor | Star Wars

Don Henderson was born on November 10, 1931 in Leytonstone, London, England as Donald Francis Henderson. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Brazil (1985) and No Escape (1994). He was married to Shirley Stelfox and Hilary. He died on June 22, 1997 in Warwick, ...

Born: 10 November 1931 - Died: 22 June 1997 (aged 65)

Played: General Taggi (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

6. Jack Purvis

Actor | Time Bandits

Jack Purvis was born on July 13, 1937 in London, England. He is known for his work on Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Brazil (1985). He was married to Marjie Purvis. He died on November 21, 1997 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England.

Born: 13 July 1937 - Died: 21 November 1997 (aged 60)

Played: Chief Jawa & Teebo (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

7. Alec Guinness

Actor | Star Wars

Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence...

Born: 2 April 1914 - Died: 5 August 2000 (aged 86)

Played: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back & Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

8. Shelagh Fraser

Actress | Star Wars

Shelagh Fraser was born on November 25, 1920 in Purley, Surrey, England as Sheila Mary Fraser. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Raising a Riot (1955) and Doomwatch (1970). She was married to Anthony Squire. She died on August 29, 2000 in London, England.

Born: 25 November 1920 - Died: 29 August 2000 (aged 79)

Played: Beru Lars (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

9. Des Webb

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Des Webb is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Morons from Outer Space (1985) and Blackadder (1982). He died on May 21, 2002 in London, England.

Died: May 21, 2002 in London, England, UK

Played: Wampa (Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back)

10. John Hollis

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

John Hollis was born on November 12, 1927 in Fulham, London, England as Bertie Wyn Hollis. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Flash Gordon (1980) and Superman II (1980). He was married to Sheila Forrester and Gabrielle Hamilton. He died on October 18, ...

Born: 24 January 1931 - Died: 18 October 2005 (aged 74)

Played: Lobot (Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back)

11. Phil Brown

Actor | Star Wars

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Phil Brown was the son of a doctor whose work took the family all around the country. After majoring in dramatics at Stanford University, Brown played some of his earliest stage roles as part of New York's Group Theatre. When it folded, he and other Group Theatre ...

Born: April 30 1916 - Died: February 9, 2006 (aged 89)

Played: Owen Lars (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

12. Larry Ward

Star Wars

Larry Ward was born on October 2, 1944 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA as Lawrence Anderson Ward. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). He died on October 15, 2007 in Stockton, California.

Born: October 2 1944 - Died: October 15 2007 (aged 63)

Played: Greedo (Voice) & Jabba the Hutt (Voice) (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope & Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

13. Richard LeParmentier

Actor | Star Wars

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) was Richard LeParmentier's third film after moving to Britain from the United States in 1974. Richard has appeared in over fifty films and TV shows. He used to reside in Bath, UK, and worked as a screenwriter. He also developed a comedy-drama series for the...

Born: July 16 1946 - Died: April 15 2013 (aged 66)

Played: Admiral Motti (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

14. Christopher Lee

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...

Born: 27 May 1922 - Died: 7 June 2015 (aged 93)

Played: Count Dooku / Darth Tyranus (Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones & Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith)

15. Jason Wingreen

Actor | Archie Bunker's Place

Character actor Jason Wingreen was born on October 9, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City. The son of a Jewish tailor father, Wingreen grew up in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens. Jason attended John Adams High School and majored in English and Speech at Brooklyn College (he initially planned on...

Born: October 9 1920 - Died: December 25 2015 (aged 95)

Played: Boba Fett (Voice) (Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back)

16. Alethea McGrath

Actress | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Alethea McGrath was born on June 1, 1920 in Melbourne, Australia as Alethea Ada McGrath. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Knowing (2009) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). She died on February 9, 2016 in Melbourne.

Born: June 1 1920 – Died: February 9 2016 (95)

Played: Jocasta Nu (Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones)

17. Drewe Henley

Actor | Star Wars

Drewe Henley was born in 1940 in Malvern, Worcestershire, England as Gordon Drewe Henley. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Wuthering Heights (1967) and Space: 1999 (1975). He was married to Linda Lee Henley, Felicity Kendal and Jacqueline ...

Born: 1940 - Died: 14 February 2016 (aged 75)

Played: Garven Dreis (Red Leader) (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope & Rogue One: A Star Wars Story(deleted scene's from New Hope))

18. Erik Bauersfeld

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Erik Bauersfeld was born on June 28, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) and Crimson Peak (2015). He died on April 3, 2016 in Berkeley, California, USA.

Born: June 28 1922 - Died: April 3 2016 (aged 93)

Played: Admiral Ackbar (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi & Star Wars Episode VII: Force Awakens)

19. Kenny Baker

Actor | Time Bandits

Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and The Elephant Man (1980). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13, 2016 in Preston, Lancashire,...

Born: 24 August 1934 - Died: 13 August 2016 (aged 81)

Played: R2-D2 (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones & Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith)

20. Peter Sumner

Actor | Color Me Dead

Peter Sumner was born on January 29, 1942 in Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Peter Malcolm Sumner-Potts. He was an actor and director, known for Color Me Dead (1969), Spyforce (1971) and Moby Dick (1998). He was married to Lynda Stoner and Christina Mary Monsarrat Sims. He died on ...

Born: January 29, 1942 - Died: November 23, 2016

Played: Lt. Pol Treidum (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)

21. Carrie Fisher

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...

Born: October 21, 1956 - Died: December 27, 2016 (aged 60)

Played: Princess/General Leia (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars Episode VII: Force Awakens, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi & Star Wars Episode IX: Rise of Skywalker (archive footage))

CGI in Rouge One: a Star Wars Story

22. Peter Mayhew

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England, to Constance Elizabeth (Yeates) and Walter Henry Mayhew. Later resident in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. ...

Born: 19 May 1944 - Died: 30 April 2019 (aged 74)

Played: Chewbacca (Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V - Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi & Star Wars: Episode VII - Force Awakens)



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