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Erik Bauersfeld, Star Wars’s Admiral Ackbar, Dies 93

Erik Bauersfeld (June 28, 1922 - April 3, 2016) was an American radio dramatist and voice actor. His most notable role was providing the voices of Admiral Ackbar and Bib Fortuna in the third film of the original Star Wars trilogy, Return of the Jedi. He reprised his role as the voice of Admiral Ackbar in Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015.

Bauersfeld died in his home in Berkeley, California, on April 3, 2016, at the age of 93.