OG Star Wars Actor Alfie Curtis Dead At 87

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Another Star Wars actor has passed.

Alfie Curtis played the role of Dr. Evazan in A New Hope. The character name may not ring a bell, but you’d remember the face — he was the angry guy in the Mos Eisley cantina who threatened Luke.

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Curtis worked as a character actor well into the 80s, also appearing in The Elephant Man, The Wildcats of St. Trinian’s, and numerous TV shows.

After news of his passing spread Tuesday night, Mark Hamill shared a beautiful remembrance of his one-time costar, tweeting:


No cause of death has been revealed. Alfie was 87.

[Image via LucasFilm.]

Dec 27, 2017 1:44pm PDT

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