Star Wars Actor Dies

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An actor in one of the most iconic scenes of “Star Wars” has died.

According to TMZ, Richard LeParmentier passed away at the age of 66.

The cause of his death was unknown.

LeParmentier played Admiral Motti, commander of the Death Star.

In the original “Star Wars” movie,  Darth Vader used the force to choke Admiral Motti after he mocked Vader.

LeParmentier appeared in more than 50 films and TV shows.