Who is Jeremy Bulloch's wife Maureen Bulloch? A look at 'Star Wars' actor's wife and children as he dies at 75
The English actor Jeremy Bulloch, best known for playing the role of bounty hunter Boba Fett in the 'Star Wars' franchise, died on December 17, 2020 at the age of 75. According to Bulloch's agent, the senior actor passed away from “health complications following his many years living with Parkinson’s disease”. Besides his notable appearance in Star Wars, Bulloch's also featured in shows like 'Doctor Who' and 'Robin of Sherwood', which were favorites among his fans.
His agent said in a statement, "We are very sad to announce the death of actor Jeremy Bulloch earlier today. He died peacefully, in hospital, surrounded by his family. Jeremy was best-known for the role of Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy.
"He had a long and happy career spanning more than 45 years. He was devoted to his wife, three sons and 10 grandchildren and they will miss him terribly. We ask that their privacy be respected at this very difficult time," it concluded.
A look at his personal life
Jeremy is survived by his wife, three children and 10 grandchildren. He was married to Maureen Bulloch and lived with his family in Tooting for over 50 years, according to The Sun. The couple spent many years traveling together across the world, meeting Boba Fett fans. Maureen, who maintains a low profile, often shared pictures from their travels and family occasions with her followers on Twitter.
When the actor announced in 2018 that he was retiring from the 'Star Wars' franchise, he wrote on his website, "I have had over 20 years of travelling with my wife Maureen to some amazing countries and have met so many wonderful fans. Thank you all so much and we will miss you all."
How many children do Jeremy and Maureen have?
Jeremy and Maureen share three children together, including the historian Jamie Bulloch, who is the author of the 2009 book 'Karl Renner: Austria'. He is also a German literature translator and his latest work includes 'The Capital', 'Marti Suter', 'Look Who's Back' and 'The Mussel Feast'. He lives in London with his wife Katharina and their three daughters.
Reportedly, the actor spent his last days in the presence of Jamie and his other son Robbie at St George's Hospital in Tooting. Following his death, Jeremy's family released a statement saying, "He was devoted to his wife, three sons and ten grandchildren, who all love him dearly and will miss him terribly." Several members of the 'Star Wars' family have expressed their condolences to Jeremy's family and paid respect to the veteran on their social media platforms.
Daniel Logan, who replaced Jeremy for the role of Boba Fett in the 2002 film 'Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones', shared on Instagram, "IT BRINGS ME TO TEARS TO ANNOUNCE JEREMY BULLOCH HAS PAST AWAY.!! RIP LEGEND ILL NEVER FORGET ALL YOU’VE TAUGHT ME.!! I’LL LOVE YOU FOREVER.!! CONVENTIONS WONT BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU ALWAYS"
Meanwhile, Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise, tweeted, "Jeremy Bulloch was the quintessential English gentleman. A fine actor, delightful company & so kind to everyone lucky enough to meet or work with him. I will deeply miss him & am so grateful to have known him. #RIP_DearJeremy"
Jeremy Bulloch was the quintessential English gentleman. A fine actor, delightful company & so kind to everyone lucky enough to meet or work with him. I will deeply miss him & am so grateful to have known him. 💔 #RIP_DearJeremy pic.twitter.com/SMvjtQsSwZ— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 17, 2020