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Posted: December 28, 2017

Alfie Curtis, actor known for ‘Star Wars’ cantina scene dies

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Alfie Curtis, actor known for ‘Star Wars’ cantina scene dies
FILE PHOTO Items wait to be auctioned at Sotheby's for its 'Star Wars' collection series which is scheduled to be auctioned online and is part of the space odyssey series on December 2, 2015 in New York City. The hundreds of rare and original collectibles are part of the collection of Japanese designer NIGO and will be offered on December 11. Estimates from the auction run from $100 to $35,000. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

You probably don’t know his name, but if you’ve seen “Star Wars: A New Hope,” you’ll know the role Alfie Curtis played.

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The actor, known for his lines “He doesn’t like you. I don’t like you either.” as he threatened Luke Skywalker in Mos Eisley, has died, the BBC reported.

Watch the scene below:

Curtis, whose character’s name was Dr. Evazan in the iconic film, was remembered on Twitter by Mark Hamill. 

Curtis also appeared in “The Elephant Man” as the milkman and various ‘80s English television series.

Curtis died last month in Billericay, England, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 87.

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