Alfie Curtis, who could also be finest recognized for his function of Dr. Evazan in “Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope,” has died, in response to studies.
He was 87.
The actor appeared within the 1977 movie as Dr. Evazan on the Mos Eisley cantina the place he met face-to-face with Luke Skywalker, portrayed by Mark Hamill.
Hamill remembered the actor on Twitter Tuesday.
“Alfie Curtis made the #Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina scene (probably the most memorable I’ve ever been part of) even MORE memorable,” he wrote. “As horrific as he was on-camera, off-camera he was humorous, sort & an actual gentleman. Thanks Alf- you may be missed. #RIP.”
Through the bar scene, Evazan tells Skywalker that he and Baba don’t like him — and gives up a menace.
“You simply watch your self. We’re needed males. I’ve the loss of life sentence on 12 methods,” he mentioned.
Obi-Wan Kenobi then slashed Baba’s arm to intimidate Dr. Evazan.
Curtis additionally performed Milkman in “The Elephant Man” (1980), Matt Beckett on the “Cribb” sequence from 1980 to 1981 and he additionally had a job as Ted within the mini-series “Final Empires” in 1986.