One of the most formidable presences in the Star Wars galaxy, bounty hunter Boba Fett originated outside of the films, but fast became a fan favorite.
In his initial appearances in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, the character was brought to life in the flesh by actor Jeremy Bulloch, who lent his physical stature to the role on set. Fans of this iconic character are at a loss today, as Mr. Bulloch has reportedly passed away today, at the age of 75.
This news came from, among other sources, the fan event/autograph service known as Imperial Signings. As they’ve been affiliated with signing appearances made by Jeremy Bulloch, some of the people who work for the company had gotten to know the man behind the mask rather well. In tribute to his passing, the company’s official Instagram presence posted the following tribute:
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