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Alfie Curtis, Dr Evazan In 'A New Hope', Has Passed Away

28 December 2017

One of the first to tweet his condolences was Mark Hamill, widely known for his Luke Skywalker part.

Curtis took a lightsaber to the chest from Obi-Wan Kenobi after he knocked over Luke at the Mos Eisley Cantina - where "you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy". according to Obi, anyway.

During his career, Curtis also had roles in numerous TV shows such as The Bill and Lost Empires as well as the 1980 classic The Elephant Man. Thanks, Alf- you'll be missed.

Alfie Curtis was born in London in 1930.

Cornelius Evazan appears briefly in 2016's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, where, played by actor Michael Smiley, he warns Cassian Andor to - you guessed it - "just watch yourself".

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"His "I don't like you either" line was absolute perfection. We're wanted men. I have the death sentence on 12 systems", Curtis says.

A third stated: "The bar scene in #StarWars remains one of the coolest sequences ever committed to film. Even STAR WARS itself ripped it off, attempting to top it on several times only to fall short of the original's ramshackle magic", another wrote.

News of Curtis's death broke on the Comic Book/"Star Wars" website before it was picked up by other media outlets. The cause of death was not revealed.