Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wes Janson Actor Ian Liston Passes Away at 68

Ian Liston, the actor who portrayed Wes Janson in "The Empire Strikes Back" has passed away at 68. reported, "May the Force be with him. Ian was also well known to UK Sci-Fi fans for his role in the 1979 'Doctor Who' tale 'The Armageddon Factor'. Take a few moments to look back at our 2005 interview with Ian, which you can find here." You can get more details after the jump.

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"5 October 2016 We regret to announce that Ian Liston has died. He would have wished to acknowledge the work of the Royal Marsden Hospital where he was proud to have taken part in experimental treatments that not only prolonged his life but promise to do the same for many future victims of prostate cancer."

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