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Jack Purvis (I) (1937–1997)

Jack Purvis was born in 1937 in London, England. He was an actor, 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 of the Jedi (1983). He was married to Marjie Purvis. He died on November 21, 1997 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England. See full bio »

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 1988 Willow
Nelwyn Band Member (uncredited)
 1986 Labyrinth
Goblin Corps
 1986 Mona Lisa
Brighton Busker
 1982 The Dark Crystal
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 1977 Wombling Free
Great Uncle Bulgaria
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Is the only actor to be credited in all three of the original Star Wars films as a different character each time: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) - Chief Jawa; Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »


Was often cast by Terry Gilliam

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