Jeremy Bulloch, the man who embodied the bounty hunter Boba Fett in the original Star Wars trilogy, has announced his retirement from convention appearances. He made the announcement through the Boba Fett Fan Club, and you can read his statement in its entirety below:
It is with a heavy heart that I have decided to stop attending conventions and hang up the Fett helmet. It has not been an easy decision to make. In 1979 I was called onto the set of Empire Strikes Back to play Boba Fett, and since that day it has changed the entire direction of my life in such a wonderful way. It has been a privilege to have had the opportunity to inspire so many generations of Star Wars fans. 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.
‘May the Force be with you always’
Jeremy will still be taking part in send-in signing if fans still need items signed for their collections. Please send any requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to Jeremy Bulloch for his contributions to Star Wars throughout the years, and for being a wonderful representative through his many appearances and fan interactions, and we hope he enjoys his well-earned retirement!
Source: Boba Fett Fan Club
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