Andrew Jack, who showcased his talent in ‘Star Wars’ and acted as a dialect coach on ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ film trilogy, has died from coronavirus complications. He was 76.

Jack played Major (and then General) Ematt in “Star Wars: Episode VII– The Force Awakens” and ” Star Wars: Episode VIII– The Last Jedi.” He also worked as a vocal coach on a number of franchises, such as “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Avengers.”

Jack’s agent, Jill McCullough, said in a statement that he died on Tuesday in a hospital in Surrey, England, due to the coronavirus.
His wife Gabrielle Rogers, tweeted: “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.”
His credits as a dialect coach include “Avengers: Endgame,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Peaky Blinders,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “Alien vs. Predator,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” and many others. According to, this year he was coaching Robert Pattinson for The Batman which shut down production in Britain on March 14.