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Jack Purvis (I) (1937–1997)


Jack Purvis was born on July 13, 1937 in London, England. He is known for his work on 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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 1978 Wombling Free
Great Uncle Bulgaria
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Alternate Names:

The Mini Tones | Jackie Purves | Jackie Purvis

Height:

4' 1" (1.24 m)
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His death and that of David Rappaport were the main reasons why Terry Gilliam decided to shelve the intended sequel to Time Bandits (1981) as their characters were two of the most heavily featured in the film. See more »

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Was often cast by Terry Gilliam

Star Sign:

Cancer

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