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

Nick Sanchez
December 28, 2017

Though Dr. Evazan's name might not immediately ring any bells, Star Wars fans might remember Roofoo from A New Hope where the outlaw threatens Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) in the Cantina.

Alfie Curtis passed away aged 87Who was Alfie Curtis? "As horrific as he was on-camera, off-camera he was amusing, kind & a real gentleman", he added. The cause of death has yet to be revealed.

Alfie Curtis was born in London in 1930. "Thanks Alf - you'll be missed". "We're wanted men. I have the death sentence on 12 systems", Curtis says.

In a nutshell, Curtis' Star Wars character is a promising plastic surgeon whose revolutionized medical techniques but ended up hurting his patients. Mark Hamill reacted to the actor's death Tuesday by posting a tribute on Twitter.

Fans reacted to the news of Curtis' passing via Twitter.

Evazan and Baba also appeared in "Rogue One", last year's "Star Wars" spinoff movie that chronicles the events leading up to the 1977 original film.

A third stated: "The bar scene in #StarWars remains one of the coolest sequences ever committed to film".

The Hollywood Reporter said Curtis also appeared in the movie "The Elephant Man" in 1980, the television series "Cribb" in 1980-81 and the 1986 TV miniseries "Lost Empires". "I don't like you either" is still the best delivered".

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