Kan Bonfils dies during theater rehearsal at 42
Actor Kan Bonfils, who appeared in James Bond films and as a Jedi master in the Star Wars franchise, has collapsed and died during a theater rehearsal.
Kan Bonfils, 42, was rehearsing for Dante’s Inferno, which was due to open at The Rag Factory in London this week.
Members of the production’s Craft Theatre company and paramedics were unable to resuscitate Kan Bonfils.
The cause of death is not known.
Dante’s Inferno is expected to continue with another actor from the theater company replacing Kan Bonfils.
Kan Bonfils played a “henchman” in 2012’s Skyfall with Daniel Craig and Isagura in 1997’s Tomorrow Never Dies with Pierce Brosnan. He also appeared as Jedi master Saesee Tiin in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), opposite Liam Neeson and Ewan McGregor.