Who is Maureen Bulloch? Wiki, Biography, Age, Jeremy Bulloch’s wife, Children, Instagram, Net Worth

Maureen Bulloch Wiki – Maureen Bulloch Biography

Maureen Bulloch is the wife of the legendary Star Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch. Maureen lived with Jeremy in their family home in Tooting for more than fifty years. They also spent over 20 years traveling the world together, visiting fans of his character Boba Fett. She has tweeted images of her and their grandchildren helping Jeremy sign autographs for fans.

When announcing he was retiring from Star Wars conventions, Jeremy wrote on behalf of both himself and his wife: “It has been a privilege to have had the opportunity to inspire so many generations of Star Wars fans.

He was an English actor best known for the role of the bounty hunter Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy. He appeared in numerous British television and film productions, including Doctor Who and Robin of Sherwood.

Bulloch was born in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England, one of six children. From the age of five, he enjoyed acting and singing after a school show. He began acting at the age of ten and “appeared in Disney films, British sitcoms and plays”. He trained at Corona Stage Academy.

At the age of twelve, Bulloch’s first professional appearance was in a breakfast cereal commercial. After several uncredited screen appearances, Bulloch’s first regular role was in the 1960 TV series Counter-Attack! and (the same year) The Chequered Flag. He went on to have a recurring role in Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School (1961) and a regular role in The Newcomers (1965–67). At the age of seventeen, he portrayed Hamlet on stage. In 1962, he starred alongside Cliff Richard in the musical film Summer Holiday.

He had a part in The Devil’s Agent, which also starred Christopher Lee who later portrayed Count Dooku in the Prequel Trilogy. He also appeared in two Doctor Who stories, The Space Museum (1965) and The Time Warrior (1973). Coincidentally, David Prowse and John Hollis, who both would later appear alongside Bulloch in The Empire Strikes Back, also appeared in a Jon Pertwee Doctor Who serial.

From 1979 to 1981, he was a regular in the ITV sitcom Agony, in which he played Rob Illingworth, one half of a gay couple. He also had minor roles in three James Bond films, twice playing Smithers, an assistant to Q.

In a career spanning over half a century, Bulloch is best known for his role in Boba Fett’s costume in the Star Wars films The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi – despite the character’s “minimal screen time.” The voice was provided by Jason Wingreen originally and in the updated versions Temuera Morrison – to strengthen the connection with the Prequel Trilogy.

His half brother Robert Watts, who was working as an associate producer for Empire was tasked with finding someone who “would fit in the costume of Boba Fett.” So Watts called Bulloch (who at the time was working on Agony) and encouraged him to see Tiny Nicholls, the wardrobe supervisor, and Bulloch had a costume fitting as Boba Fett, which “took 20 minutes to put on.”

Maureen Bulloch Age

Maureen Bulloch’s age is unknown. However, her husband Jeremy Bulloch was 75 years old. He was born on February 16, 1945, in Market Harborough, United Kingdom. He died on December 17, 2020, at the age of 75, in St George’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Maureen Bulloch & Jeremy Bulloch

Bulloch was married to Maureen. Maureen lived with Jeremy in their family home in Tooting for more than fifty years. They also spent over 20 years traveling the world together, visiting fans of his character Boba Fett.

Children  – Grandchildren

Jeremy and Maureen have three sons. They also have 10 grandchildren. During his final days at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, Maureen and two of his sons, Jamie and Robbie, were able to stay by his side.

Jeremy Bulloch Death

Bulloch had Parkinson’s disease. He died on 17 December 2020 in Tooting’s St George’s Hospital.

“He had a long and happy career spanning more than 45 years,” a statement said.

“He was devoted to his wife, three sons, and 10 grandchildren and they will miss him terribly.”

Star Wars creator George Lucas said Bulloch “brought the perfect combination of mystery and menace to his performance of Boba Fett”.

He added: “Jeremy was a true gentleman who was very supportive of Star Wars and its fans, and I’m very grateful for his contributions to the saga and its legacy.”

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Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy, described Bulloch as the “quintessential English gentleman”.

“A fine actor, delightful company and so kind to everyone lucky enough to meet or work with him,” he wrote on Twitter.

“I will deeply miss him and am so grateful to have known him.”

Billy Dee Williams, best-known as Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars franchise, wrote on Twitter: “Today we lost the best bounty hunter in the galaxy.”

A post from the official Star Wars Twitter account said Bulloch’s “unforgettable performance” as Boba Fett “captivated audiences since he first appeared”.

“He will be remembered not only for his iconic portrayal of the legendary character, but also for his warmth and generous spirit which have become an enduring part of his rich legacy,” the post said.

Daniel Logan, who took over from Bulloch to play the role of Boba Fett in the 2002 film Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, paid tribute to the actor on Instagram.

“RIP Legend I’ll never forget all you’ve taught me. I’ll love you forever,” he wrote.

“Conventions won’t be the same without you. May the force be with you always.”

Cause of Death

He died in hospital on Thursday from health complications after living with Parkinson’s disease for many years, his agent said.

Net Worth

Bulloch’s net worth is unknown.


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