Jack Purvis filmography and biography
Date of birth: 1937, London, England, UK
Date of death: November 1997, Bushey, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Jack Purvis trivia
- Is the only actor to be credited in all three of the original Star Wars films as a different character each time: Star Wars - Chief Jawa; Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - Chief Ugnaught; Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi -Teebo.
- Father of Katie Purvis.
- Paralyzed while parking his car. The car accidentally backed up and Purvis was caught between the wall and the bumper, breaking his neck.
- His death and that of David Rappaport (I) were the main reasons why Terry Gilliam decided to shelve the intended sequel to Time Bandits as their characters were two of the most heavily featured in the film.
Jack Purvis filmography
|World of Robin Hood||2006|
|The Silver Chair||1990|
|Prince Caspian and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader||1989|
|Oingo Boingo: Skeletons in the Closet||1989|
|The Adventures of Baron Munchausen||1988|
|The Invisible Man||1984|
|Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi||1983|
|Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi||1983|
|The Dark Crystal||1982|
|Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back||1980|