Erik Bauersfeld

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Birthday
28, 1922
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Apr 3, 2016 (93)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1922
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Apr 3, 2016 (93)

About

Late voice actor and radio director known for providing the voice of Admiral Ackbar and his famous line "It's a trap!" He portrayed the role in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

Before Fame

After serving in the Navy during World War II, he attended Cooper Union and the University of California, Berkley. He got his role as Admiral Ackbar while working on a different project for Lucasfilm.

Trivia

In Return of the Jedi, he also voiced Bib Fortuna. He also worked on A.I. Artificial Intelligence and Crimson Peak. He spent more than three decades serving as a director for KPFA.

Family Life

He passed away at the age of 93 on April 3rd, 2016.

Associated With

He was also considered for the role of voicing Yoda, a role which was ultimately assumed by Frank Oz.

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