Jason Wingreen, who voiced the character of Boba Fett passes away on Christmas

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it was only just revealed in 2000 that Jason Wingreen was the voice to one of Star Wars most iconic characters, but his voice acting did indeed add much to part of the mystique that is the coolest galactic bounty hunter ever, Boba Fett, in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jason Wingreed, who voiced Boba Fett, died in his home on Christmas Day, Wingreen was 95 years old at the time of his passing.

With over 200+ movie credits for Wingreen, he has had a very productive career, Wingreen initially auditioned for the part of Yoda, before landing the Boba Fett role in The Empire Strikes Back.

R.I.P. Jason Wingreen

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Classic Boba Fett lines:

VADER: (to Fett) You may take Captain Solo to Jabba the Hutt after I have Skywalker.
Han’s screams filter through the torture room door.
BOBA FETT: He’s no good to me dead.
VADER: He will not be permanently damaged.
BOBA FETT: What if he doesn’t survive? He’s worth a lot to me.
VADER: The Empire will compensate you if he dies. Put him in!

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