‘Star Wars’ Admiral Ackbar voice actor, Erik Bauersfeld, passes away at 93

The Film Doctor team send our love to the family, friends and spirit of Erik Bauersfeld, the voice actor for memorable alien-fish character Admiral Ackbar in ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘. He passed away on Sunday aged 93 according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Erik also voiced characters in Guillermo del Toro‘s Crimson Peak, Steven Spielberg‘s A.I. as well as Jabba the Hutt’s sidekick, Bib Fortuna, in ‘Return of the Jedi’.






 

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