Jeremy Bulloch was an English actor best known for the role of the bounty hunter Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. He also appeared in numerous British television and film productions, including Doctor Who and Robin of Sherwood. During the 1970s, he made several other screen appearances, including the James Bond films, in which he portrayed the character ‘Smithers’ (Q’s assistant). He is still remembered by die-hard fans of the Star Wars Franchise as the original Boba Fett.
Jeremy Bulloch was born on February 16, 1945, in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England. Jeremy seemed destined for the acting profession from a young age and was soon attending Corona Academy Drama School, making his first professional appearance at the age of twelve when he appeared in a commercial for a breakfast cereal. Following many appearances on children’s television, Jeremy’s big break came at the age of 17 when he landed a major role in the musical film Summer Holiday. It was his role as Boba Fett in Empire Strikes Back and the Return of the Jedi that fans remember the most. Bulloch passed away on 17 December 2020 due to complications of Parkinson’s disease.
1 All conventions are very enjoyable, the more variety you do, the better. -Jeremy Bulloch
You can enjoy anything as long as you put your heart into it. Never shy away from trying out new things just because you are not sure of them. Life is all about new experiences.
2 I always believe that most people could do it. -Jeremy Bulloch
Each one of us has it in us to do whatever we wish to do. You do not have to be born a genius to chase your dreams. But all you need to do is work hard.
3 I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre. -Jeremy Bulloch
Never stop doing the things that you enjoy. Continue chasing your dreams as long as you live. That’s the only thing that adds meaning to your lives.
4 Some people come up and say they would like me to play Boba Fett again. -Jeremy Bulloch
Boba Fett was one of the more enjoyable and memorable characters in the Star Wars franchise. People loved the character and could only imagine Jeremy Bulloch as him. People still remember Bulloch as Boba Fett and the die hard fans of the franchise still do wish to see him play the character again.
5 Now that I’m a pez and a LEGO I don’t really want for any more. -Jeremy Bulloch
Boba Fett, the character that Bulloch played in Star Wars has been turned into a Pez Candy dispenser and even a Lego piece. This just goes to show how popular the character has been and what more could one want!
6 I’m not a singer, and I’m not a brilliant dancer. -Jeremy Bulloch
You do not have to be good at singing or dancing to be a star. Jeremy Bulloch is a testament to that fact. His popularity is not because he can sing or dance but only based on his skills and talents.
7 I’m doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home, I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such. -Jeremy Bulloch
No matter how much you work, you can never leave your family. Your family should be your highest priority. However hard you work, find some time to spend with them.
8 I want to sit and watch it as a fan rather than being there at the premiere with all the lights and such. -Jeremy Bulloch
No matter how big of an artist you are, to get to watch your movies from the audience’s perspective is a whole different experience, something that most actors wish they could do.
9 The children are grown up and left home. -Jeremy Bulloch
You cannot expect your children to stay home and be with you throughout your lifetime. Once they grow up, they have to be left to make their own path and do something on their own. You cannot always protect them.
10 The Star Wars series is a fairy tale told in space. -Jeremy Bulloch
The Star Wars series is nothing less than a fantasy series or a fairy tale, so to speak, set in space. It has all the elements of a generic fairy tail but with a different setting and a more serious tone to spice it all up.
10 Amazing Jeremy Bulloch Quotes (Star Wars’ Infamous Boba Fett)
1. All conventions are very enjoyable, the more variety you do, the better. -Jeremy Bulloch
2. I always believe that most people could do it. -Jeremy Bulloch
3. I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre. -Jeremy Bulloch
4. Some people come up and say they would like me to play Boba Fett again. -Jeremy Bulloch
5. Now that I’m a pez and a LEGO I don’t really want for any more. -Jeremy Bulloch
6. I’m not a singer, and I’m not a brilliant dancer. -Jeremy Bulloch
7. I’m doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home, I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such. -Jeremy Bulloch
8. I want to sit and watch it as a fan rather than being there at the premiere with all the lights and such. -Jeremy Bulloch
9. The children are grown up and left home. -Jeremy Bulloch
10. The Star Wars series is a fairy tale told in space. -Jeremy Bulloch