Best Star Wars Characters

Here's the list of Star Wars characters gathered in the same place for you. If you’re familiar with the movies but don’t remember all the characters, it's definitely something to check out! Star Wars movies, TV series and video games have captured our imagination for many decades already with classic characters such as Darth Vader, Yoda, R2-D2 and Luke Skywalker, but also brand new ones appearing in the latest Star Wars movies, such as Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren. All of them and many others can be found from this list. Due to the great success of the series, Star Wars has impacted our popular culture as many science fiction movies have been inspired by the first Star Wars movies in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Feel free to vote up your favourite Star Wars figures, whether they’re robots, wookies or humans to help them move up the list.

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    Anakin Skywalker

    Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a primary antagonist in the original trilogy, but, as Anakin Skywalker, is the main protagonist of the prequel trilogy. Star…

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    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi, also known as Ben Kenobi, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.[4] Within the original trilogy he is portrayed by English actor Alec Guinness, while in the prequel trilogy a…

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    Han Solo

    Han Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, who is a pilot from the planet Corellia. A primary character in the original film trilogy, Han is the captain of the Millennium Falcon, along with…

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    Yoda

    Yoda is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas, first appearing in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back. In the original films, he trains Luke Skywalker to fight against the Galactic Empire. In the prequel…

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    Luke Skywalker

    Luke Skywalker is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the original film trilogy of the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. Portrayed by Mark Hamill, Skywalker first…

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    Chewbacca

    Chewbacca, nicknamed “Chewie“, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a Wookiee, a tall, hirsute biped and intelligent species from the planet Kashyyyk. Chewbacca is the loyal friend and first mate of Han Solo,…

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    R2-D2

    R2-D2 or Artoo-Detoo[citation needed], is a fictional robot character in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. A small astromech droid, R2-D2 is a major character and appears in nine out of the ten Star Wars films to date.…

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    Leia Organa

    Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (also Senator Leia Organa or General Leia Organa) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Carrie Fisher. Introduced in the original Star…

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    Boba Fett

    Boba Fett is a fictional character and bounty hunter in the Star Wars franchise. In Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980), he is hired by Darth Vader to capture Han Solo. He also appears at Jabba the Hutt‘s palace in Episode VI:…

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    Darth Maul

    Darth Maul is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Trained as Darth Sidious‘s first apprentice,[2] he serves as a Sith Lord and a master of wielding a double-bladed lightsaber. He…

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    C-3PO

    C-3PO or See-Threepio is a humanoid robot character from the Star Wars franchise who appears in the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy and the sequel trilogy. Built by Anakin Skywalker, C-3PO was designed as…

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    Qui-Gon Jinn

    Qui-Gon Jinn is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by Liam Neeson as one of the main protagonists of the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.

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    Lando Calrissian

    Lando Calrissian[a] is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. In The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Lando is introduced as an old friend of Han Solo. Prior to the events of the film, Lando made a professional…

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    Mace Windu

    Mace Windu is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by actorSamuel L. Jackson in the prequel films and voiced by Terrence C. Carson in other projects. He appears as a human…

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    Padmé Amidala

    Padmé Amidala Naberrie is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in the prequel trilogy portrayed by Natalie Portman. She served as the Princess of Theed and later Queen of Naboo. After her…

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    Admiral Ackbar

    Fleet Admiral Gial Ackbar is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. A member of the amphibious Mon Calamari species, Ackbar was the foremost military commander of the Rebel Alliance, leading a…

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    Jabba the Hutt

    Jabba Desilijic Tiure[1], commonly known as Jabba the Hutt, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. He is a large, slug-like[2]alien known as a Hutt who,…

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    General Grievous

    General Grievous is a fictional character and antagonist in the Star Wars franchise. He served as the Supreme Commander of the Confederacy of Independent Systems‘ Droid Armies during…

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    Rey

    Rey is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise portrayed by English actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the main character in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens,[1][7][8][9] Rey is a scavenger…

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    Grand Moff Tarkin

    Governor Wilhuff Tarkin is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, first portrayed by English actor Peter Cushing in the 1977 film Star Wars. He is the commander of the Death Star,…

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    Count Dooku

    Count Dooku is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, appearing in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith as a major and minor antagonist respectively. He was portrayed by Christopher…

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    Jango Fett

    Jango Fett is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, created by George Lucas. He made his debut in the 2002 film Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, where he was portrayed by…

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    Ahsoka Tano

    Ahsoka Tano is a character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced as the Padawan apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, she is a protagonist of the 2008 animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars and…

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    Kylo Ren

    Kylo Ren is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Adam Driver. “Kylo Ren” is the chosen name of Ben…

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    BB-8

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    Poe Dameron

    Poe Dameron is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Oscar Isaac. Poe is an X-wing fighter pilot for the Resistance who…

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    Wedge Antilles

    Wedge Antilles is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a supporting character portrayed by Denis Lawson in the original Star Wars trilogy.[1]Before defecting to the Rebel Alliance, Antilles…

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    Wicket W. Warrick

    Wicket W. Warrick is a fictional character from the Star Warsfranchise, first introduced and portrayed by Warwick Davis in the 1983 film Return of the Jedi. He subsequently appeared in two made-for-television movies, an…

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    Finn

    FN-2187 (Finn) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He first appeared in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens in which he is a stormtrooper for the First Order who flees and turns…

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    Revan

    Revan is a fictional character in the BioWare video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, in which they are the playable protagonist, and related media in the Star Wars expanded universe. The character…

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    Chirrut îmwe

    A blind warrior who believes in the Force. He is said to be one of the Guardians of the Whills.

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    Darth Vader

    Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a primary antagonist in the original trilogy, but, as Anakin Skywalker, is the main protagonist of the prequel trilogy. Star…

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    Captain Rex

    Captain Rex, designation number CT-7567,[a] is a fictional character in the Star Wars science fiction universe created by George Lucas and a main character of the animated The Clone Wars 2008 film and the…

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    Kit Fisto

    Design of Kit Fisto was first developed as a male Sith concept by concept artist Dermot Power. When the alien Sith apprentice idea was abandoned, Power revisited the tentacle-headed alien as a Jedi, with a less malevolent face, yet still with an…

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    Jyn Erso

    Jyn Erso is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by English actress Felicity Jones in the 2016 film Rogue One. Jyn is a former criminal who aids the Rebel Alliance in a desperate attempt…

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    Grand Admiral Thrawn

    Grand Admiral Thrawn is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced in the 1991 Timothy Zahn novel Heir to the Empire, he is an Imperial military commander who has taken control of the Galactic…

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    Bail Organa

    Senator Bail Organa of Alderaan, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, mentioned in the original film, and portrayed by actor Jimmy Smits in prequels Attack of the Clones (2002), Revenge of the…

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    Commander Cody

    Commander Cody, CC-2224, leads the 212th Attack Battalion under the command of Jedi General Obi-Wan Kenobi.[30] He first appears in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith during the Battle of Utapau, aiding Obi-Wan…

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    Greedo

    Greedo (or Greedo the Young) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a bounty hunter belonging to the Rodian extraterrestrial species, and appears in the first Star…

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    Asajj Ventress

    Asajj Ventress/əˈsɑːʒ ˈvɛntrəs/ is a fictional character from the Star Wars franchise during the Clone Wars, appearing in the Clone Wars micro-series (voiced by Grey DeLisle), and…

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    Aayla Secura

    Twi’lek Jedi who appears in Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, and The Clone Wars.

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    Mara Jade Skywalker

    Mara Jade is a fictional female character within the Star Wars franchise. She appears in the now non-canon Legends series, as the wife of Luke Skywalker and mother of Ben Skywalker. In the different video…

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    Bossk

    Trandoshan bounty hunter who is one of the six summoned in The Empire Strikes Back by Darth Vader to find the Millennium Falcon, and who is also seen in Jabba’s Palace in Return of the Jedi. Bossk is the son of bounty…

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    Cad Bane

    Cad Bane is a fictional character and an antagonist in the Star Wars franchise. He was introduced in the 2008 animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, voiced by Corey Burton, where he is depicted as a cold and…

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    Shaak Ti

    Togruta Jedi Master and member of the Jedi Council in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith who escapes The Great Jedi Purge. In a deleted scene from Revenge of the Sith, she is killed by General Grievous on…

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    Ki-Adi-Mundi

    Cerean Jedi Master and Jedi Council member in the prequel trilogy.[132] He is one of the leaders of the Jedi strike force sent to rescue Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Padmé Amidala on Geonosis. He is killed on Mygeeto during Order 66…

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    Jawa

    The Jawas are a pygmy rodent-like race inhabiting the desert planet of Tatooine. They are hardworking people who work as scavengers and tinkers, picking up discarded or broken machinery and fixing it up for sale. Being bald…

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    IG-88

    Bounty hunter and assassin droid introduced in The Empire Strikes Back, summoned aboard the Executor by Darth Vader in his search for the Millennium Falcon.[3] IG-88 also appears in the Forces of Destiny animated…

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    Darth Bane

    Darth Bane is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He was created by George Lucas, within the Star Wars canon where he is first mentioned in the novelization of Star Wars: Episode I –…

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    Ewoks

    Ewoks are a fictional species of small, mammaloid bipeds that appear in the Star Wars universe. They are hunter-gatherers resembling teddy bears that inhabit the forest moon of Endor and live in various…

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    Snowtrooper

    Snowtroopers seen in the assault on Echo Base in The Empire Strikes Back (1980) on Hoth and in the video games Star Wars: Empire at War, Star Wars: Battlefront, Star Wars: Battlefront II, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy and Shadows…

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    Plo Koon

    Kel Dor Jedi Master and Jedi Council member in the prequel trilogy. He discovers Togruta padawan Ahsoka Tano and participates in many battles during the Clone Wars. In Revenge of the Sith, his ship is shot down at Cato Neimoidia by…

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    HK-47

    HK-47 is a fictional robot character in the 2003 video gameStar Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, its 2004 sequel, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, the Trials of Obi-Wan 2005 expansion pack to the…

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    Jaina Solo

    Jaina Solo and her twin brother Jacen were created by Timothy Zahn in the Star Wars expanded universe novel The Last Command (1994).[10] She is the eldest child of Han Solo and Leia Organa Solo, and…

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    Mon Mothma

    Republic senator; later, co-founder and leader of the Rebel Alliance.[162] Later serves as Chancellor of the New Republic and is a major influence in relocating the galactic capital from Coruscant to Hosnian Prime following the defeat…

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    K-2SO

    K-2SO or Kay-Tuesso is a droid character in the Star Wars franchise, first appearing in the 2016 film Rogue One. He is a CGI character voiced and performed through motion…

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    Nien Nunb

    Nien Nunb is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Introduced in the 1983 film Return of the Jedi, he was brought to life both as a puppet and a costumed actor during the film. Nunb was puppeteered by Mike…

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    Tusken Raiders

    Tusken Raiders (informally referred to as “Sand People“)[1] are fictional creatures in the Star Warsuniverse. They are characterized as a nomadic warrior race who live on the planetTatooine.

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    Jabba’s Rancor

    Jabba sentences Luke and Han to death by being fed to the Sarlacc. Having hidden his lightsaber inside R2-D2, Luke frees himself and battles Jabba’s guards while Leia uses her chains to strangle Jabba. As the others…

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    Director Krennic

    Orson Krennic is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn in the 2016 film Rogue One. Krennic is the Director of the Advanced Weapons Research of…

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    Galen Erso

    Jyn’s father and a research scientist.

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    Baze Malbus

    A longtime companion of Chirrut Îmwe and one-time devoted Guardian of the Whills, now a Rebel warrior and mercenary.

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    Bastila Shan

    Bastila Shan, voiced by Jennifer Hale, is a Jedi who appears in the first game. The first part of the game is spent rescuing her after the Endar Spire is destroyed. She is the Jedi who defeated Revan prior to the game’s…

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    Admiral Piett

    Admiral Firmus Piett is a fictional character from the Star Warsfranchise, first introduced and portrayed by Kenneth Colley in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back. As a supporting villain in command of Darth…

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    Death Troopers

    Death Troopers is a Star Wars novel written by Joe Schreiber.[1] Schreiber’s idea was to create a horror story in the Star Wars universe that pulled from horror movies he enjoyed such as The…

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    Palpatine

    Sheev Palpatine[3] (also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious and publicly as Senator Palpatine, then Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, and later Emperor Palpatine) is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of…

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    Cassian Andor

    CaptainCassian Jeron Andor is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed by Mexican actor Diego Luna in the 2016 film Rogue One. He is a pilot, intelligence officer for the Rebel…

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    Stormtrooper

    A stormtrooper is a fictional soldier in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. Introduced in Star Wars (1977), the stormtroopers are the main ground force of the Galactic Empire,…

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    Snow Creature

    Standing at a height of three meters tall and with an average mass of 150 kilograms, the wampa was one of Hoth’s top carnivorous predators. While hunting, the wampa would ambush and stun its prey, then drag it back to its cave, hang it upside…

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    Jar Jar Binks

    Jar Jar Binks is a fictional character from the Star Wars saga created by George Lucas. A major character in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, he also has a smaller role in Episode II: Attack of the…

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    Jacen Solo

    Jacen Solo is a fictional character in literature based on the Star Wars film series, set in what is now designated as the non-canonical Star Wars Legendscontinuity. The son of Han Solo and Leia Organa…

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    Shmi Skywalker

    Shmi Skywalker, portrayed by Pernilla August, is the mother of Anakin Skywalker, paternal grandmother to Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa and maternal great-grandmother to Kylo Ren. Her first name is derived…

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    Battle droid

    A battle droid is a class of military robot used as an easily controlled alternative to human soldiers, most notably seen in the Star Wars prequel trilogy of films and the Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV series, in…

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    Darth Plagueis

    Sith Lord mentioned in Revenge of the Sith who was obsessed with finding the key to immortality. Palpatine tells Anakin Skywalker that Darth Plagueis became so powerful that he was able to create life by influencing…

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    Luminari Unduli

    Mirialan Jedi Master in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, having Barriss Offee as a padawan. She is killed as a result of Order 66.[280] Luminara is a playable character in Lego Star Wars: The Video…

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    Owen Lars

    Uncle and surrogate parent of Luke Skywalker in A New Hope, Owen and his wife, Beru, are killed by stormtroopers at their home on Tatooine. In the prequel films, Owen is the son of Cliegg Lars and stepbrother of Anakin Skywalker. He and his…

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    Clone trooper

    Clone troopers are fictional soldiers of the Grand Army of the Republic in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas. Featured in Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), Episode III: Revenge of the…

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    Watto

    Watto is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, featured in the films The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones. He is computer-generated and played by voice actorAndy Secombe. He is a…

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    Anakin Solo

    Anakin Solo is the youngest child born to Han Solo and Princess Leia, and the younger brother of Jacen and Jaina Solo. Anakin is named after his maternal grandfather, Anakin Skywalker, and, like his namesake, is a talented…

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    Kyle Katarn

    Kyle Katarn is a fictional character in the Star Wars expanded universe, who appears in the five video games of the Jedi Knight series, the video game Star Wars: Lethal Alliance, and in several books…

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    Ben Skywalker

    Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade Skywalker’s son. Named after Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi, Jedi Knight. Former student of Jacen Solo, his cousin. In Fate of the Jedi: Outcast, he voluntarily accompanies his father into exile. He…

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    Bib Fortuna

    Male Twi’lek from the planet Ryloth who serves as Jabba the Hutt’s majordomo in Return of the Jedi and The Phantom Menace. Fortuna interrogates C3-PO and R2-D2 upon their entrance into…

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    Darth Talon

    Darth Talon was a female Lethan Twi’lek who became a Sith Lady in Darth Krayt‘s One Sith in 137 ABY. Talon was styled with black Sith tattoos covering her body including…

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    Dengar

    Corellian bounty hunter summoned by Darth Vader to hunt for the Millennium Falcon in The Empire Strikes Back and is visible in Jabba’s Palace in Return of the Jedi.[73] In The Clone Wars, Dengar is part…

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    Sabé (Decoy Queen)

    One of Padmé Amidala‘s handmaidens in The Phantom Menace. Sabé is the queen’s decoy; for parts of the movie, the Sabé character is addressed as Amidala.[227] Knightley was cast as Sabé due to her striking resemblance…

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    Biggs Darklighter

    Biggs Darklighter briefly appeared in A New Hope played by Garrick Hagon. Biggs was in the Battle of Yavin scene, where he joined his childhood friend Luke Skywalkerand Luke’s other wingman, Wedge, in their attack run on…

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    Saw Gerrera

    Saw Gerrera is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Saw was originally introduced in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, where he was voiced by Andrew Kishino. He was subsequently played…

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    Aurra Sing

    Bounty hunter in The Phantom Menace and The Clone Wars.[239] She once had a romantic relationship with Hondo Ohnaka and became a mother figure to a young Boba Fett, before she was later murdered by Tobias…

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    R5-d4

    Astromech droid originally sold to Owen Lars on Tatooine in A New Hope which immediately malfunctions and is replaced by R2-D2.[3][212] This droid also received an action figure release during the second wave of Kenner’s…

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    Darth Malak

    Darth Malak, voiced by Rafael Ferrer, is the old Sith apprentice of Revan and is the main antagonist of the first game. Malak and Revan disobeyed the Jedi Council and helped the Republic defend against…

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    Savage Opress

    Zabrak warrior of the Nightbrother clan on the planet Dathomir. He is hand picked by Asajj Ventress as part of her scheme to kill Count Dooku for the attempt on her life and is altered by the Nightsisters, becoming more of…

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    Starkiller

    Starkiller, born Galen Marek and also known as The Apprentice, is the fictional protagonist of the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed video games and literature, part of the Star Wars expanded (Legends)…

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    Salacious Crumb

    One of the most annoying critters in the galaxy, Salacious B. Crumb was the favored jester in the court of Jabba the Hutt. The beak-nosed pot-bellied miscreant had a habit of breaking into a nerve-wracking cackle whenever the mood struck his flighty…

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    Bodhi Rook

    Bodhi Rook is a fictional character in the Star Warsfranchise, portrayed by British actor Riz Ahmed in the 2016 film Rogue One. Bodhi is a former Imperial cargo pilot who, under the influence of Galen Erso, defects to…

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    Snoke

    Supreme Leader Snoke is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. He is a CGI character voiced and performed by Andy Serkis. Introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Snoke is the…

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    Imperial Royal Guards

    Elite, red-helmeted and red-cloaked stormtroopers who serve as Emperor Palpatine’s personal bodyguards.

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    Droid

    A droid is a fictional robot possessing some degree of artificial intelligence in the Star Warsscience fiction franchise. Coined by special effects artist John Stears, the term is aclipped form of…

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    Hera Syndulla

    Hera Syndulla (voiced by Vanessa Marshall), call sign Spectre 2, is a Twi’lek from the planet Ryloth who is the owner and pilot of the Ghost. She is the daughter of Cham Syndulla, who appeared in the episode…

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    Hux

    General Armitage Hux[is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. First introduced in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, he is portrayed by Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson.[2] He is a ruthless commander in a power struggle…

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    Beru Lars

    Aunt and surrogate parent to Luke Skywalker in A New Hope, she and her husband Owen are killed by stormtroopers at their home on Tatooine. In the prequel films, Beru is Owen’s girlfriend in Attack of the Clones then wife…

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