Jack Purvis (actor)
13 July 1937|
|Died||21 November 1997
Jack Purvis (13 July 1937 – 21 November 1997) was a British film actor. Purvis was a dwarf, and thus was mainly cast in roles requiring actors of short stature. Purvis appeared as a different alien creature in each of the three films of the original Star Wars trilogy, and also appeared in three of director Terry Gilliam's early fantasy movies: Time Bandits, Brazil and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
Several years before his death, Purvis became quadriplegic after breaking his neck in a car accident. He died in November 1997 at the age of 60.
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