Richard LeParmentier

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LeParmentier in January 2004

Richard LeParmentier (July 16, 1946 – April 15, 2013) was an American-British actor and scriptwriter who is best known for his role as Admiral Motti in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) and as police officer Lt. Santino in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988).

LeParmentier was born on July 16, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to British-Irish parents. He studied at Wayne University.

LeParmentier was married to Sarah Douglas from 1981 until they divorced in 1984. LeParmentier died on April 15, 2013 from a heart attack in Austin, Texas, aged 66.[1]

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  1. Staff, TMZ (April 16, 2013). "Richard LeParmentier Dead -- Darth Vader Force-Choke Victim In Star Wars Dies At 66". TMZ. Retrieved April 16, 2013.

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