"I have the death sentence in 12 systems", the actor tasked to play the most risky Mos Eisley Cantina's drunk, Dr Evazan, famously exclaimed. The cause of death has yet to be revealed.
Of course, this soon escalates into a full-on confrontation with Obi-Wan Kenobi - and one that finds Dr. Evazan's comrade Ponda Baba soon losing his arm via a swift lightsaber strike.
It it with sadness that we report that Alfie Curtis, who played Dr Cornelius Evazan in Star Wars: A New Hope has passed away (aged 87). Evazan and Baba might not have had the most screen time in the Star Wars saga, however, it's hard to forget the scene, and a lot of books and content from the Star Wars extended universe have helped add color to the outlaws.
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In a nutshell, Curtis' Star Wars character is a promising plastic surgeon whose revolutionized medical techniques but ended up hurting his patients.
Curtis also appeared in "The Elephant Man" in 1980 and the TV series "Cribb" in the 1980s.
"As horrific as he was on-camera, off-camera he was amusing, kind and a real gentleman".