Star Wars Actors & Actresses Who Died

Star Wars is a great movie series, but like everything else, actors and actresses have died.
Some of them were big.
And the death of a Star Wars cast member hit the world hard and almost broke the media.

The Top Ten

1 Carrie Fisher Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and humorist. She was the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Fisher was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series.

I'll miss you, Carrie, you're one of my favorite actresses in the Star Wars franchise.


2 Alec Guinness Sir Alec Guinness was an English actor. After an early career on the stage, he was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including The Ladykillers and Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters.

Alec Guinness is amazing.

3 Kenny Baker Kenneth George "Kenny" Baker was an English actor and musician. He is best known for portraying the character R2-D2 in the Star Wars science fiction movie franchise.
4 Peter Cushing
5 Don Henderson
6 Phil Brown
7 Larry Ward
8 Richard LeParmentier
9 Jack Purvis
10 Eddie Byrne

The Contenders

11 Christopher Lee Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (1922-2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. He was best known for his villainous roles in films such as Dracula in the Hammer Horror films, Francisco Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun, Saruman in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit more.

WHAT? Chris was a boss as dooku. He cannot POSSIBLY be so LOWWW! - riki1234

12 Sebastian Shaw
13 Peter Mayhew Peter William Mayhew was an English-American actor, best known for portraying Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series.

He passed away this year. Rest in peace, Peter Mayhew. May the force be with you.

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