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Dirk Yohan Beer (born September 16, 1959[1]), otherwise known as Dickey Beer, worked as a stunt performer on Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. He portrayed four different roles which were that of Barada, Sergeant Junkin, a Stormtrooper and a Biker Scout who was tackled by Ewoks.[2] He also was the stunt double for Jeremy Bulloch's Boba Fett,[3] who he also played in the Ewok mockumentary later included as a easter egg for the 2004 original trilogy DVD releases, and also doubled Luke Skywalker in the same scene.[4]

Filmography[]

Year Title Contribution(s) Notes
1982 Return of the Ewok Boba Fett[4]
1983 Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi Barada, Scout trooper, Stunt performer,[2] double for Boba Fett,[3] performed stunts for Luke Skywalker and Kithaba[4] Uncredited

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Dirk Yohan Beer confirmed he was in fact born on September 16th, 1959.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dickey Beer interview. starwarsinterviews1.blogspot.com. Star Wars Interviews. Archived from the original on August 5, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Boba Fett Actors Unite at Star Wars Celebration Europe II (2013-03-25). chipandco.com. Chip & Company. Archived from the original on September 14, 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Celebration Europe II: The Fett-Tastic Four Panel (2013-07-28). bobafettfanclub.com. Boba Fett Fan Club. Archived from the original on April 22, 2020.

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