Ask Aak - portrayed by Steven Boyle (Episode II) and Paul Spence (Episode III)
Gran Senator who represented Malastare in the Galactic Senate during the final decade of the Galactic Republic. He was one of Palpatine's loyalists. Appeared in Episodes II and III of the Prequel Trilogy.
An entity strong in the Dark Side of the Force imprisoned within the Maw that is released by Darth Caedus and later defeated by Luke Skywalker and mysterious member of the One Sith (who is later revealed to be Darth Krayt.)
Commands the Rebel fleet in their attack against the second Death Star in Return of the Jedi. Ackbar was a Mon Calamari leader and military commander. Aptly given a name that means "selfless servant," Ackbar devoted himself to the cause of galactic freedom and became the foremost military commander of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, having previously been an Imperial slave, and the later New Republic. He later dies during the New Jedi Order era, during the Yuuzhan Vong invasion, but not before masterminding the Ebaq 9 assault that devastated the vong fleet and resulted in warmaster Tsavong Lah's death. He is most famous for his line "It's a trap!"
Ongree mayor of Uscru Entertainment District on Coruscant. He was seen outside the Outlander Club in Attack of the Clones.
King of Korriban during the time of the First Sith Empire. His reign lasted nearly three hundred years.
Weequay drum player for the Max Rebo Band in the Special Edition of Return of the Jedi.
Stass Allie – portrayed by Lily Nyamwasa and Nina Fallon
Mandalorian politician who served as Prime Minister of Mandalore during the Clone Wars. He was a prominent supporter of Satine Kryze and her New Mandalorian government. He was imprisoned for his involvement in an illegal smuggling ring, but was later freed and reinstated as Prime Minister after Darth Maul took over the New Mandalorian capital city of Sundari.
The self-styled "Immortal God-King of Prakith" who reigned as Dark Lord of the Sith during the Hundred-Year Darkness. He left behind a holocron that supposedly held the secret to immortality.
A Yuuzhan Vong character prominent throughout The New Jedi Order series of novels, published from 1999 to 2003. He was responsible for about half of the Yuuzhan Vong invasion in the Star Wars galaxy. In the latter half of the The New Jedi Order, he became a protagonist in his own right as he led a heretical movement among his people to take down their ruler, Supreme Overlord Shimrra. By the series's end, having seen to the deaths of Shimrra and his puppet master Onimi, Nom Anor chose death over living in the postwar galaxy and, apparently, committed suicide.
Captain of the Senate Commandos who was bribed by Count Dooku to free Viceroy Nute Gunray from Republic captivity.
A hyperdrive engineer working for the Incom Corporation who also served in the Galactic Senate during the days of the Clone Wars. He was known for his extreme ambition and wanted to replace Palpatine as Supreme Chancellor.
Apprentice of Kadann who served the Secret Order of the Empire. Azrakel was known for his disturbing and sadistic penchant for killing. Following the death of Emperor Palpatine, he becomes a mercenary operating in the Outer Rim.
Protagonists in the video game Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance, including player character Ace and his father and the family patriarch Tomaas.
Tatooine slave boy who was Anakin Skywalker's childhood best friend. Many years later, he becomes a majordomo for the Rendala Estate in Mos Espa, and is instrumental in helping Anakin's daughter, Leia Organa, forgive Anakin for his actions as Darth Vader.
Apprentice of Darth Malak. Killed by Revan during the events of Knights of the Old Republic.
Dark Lord of the Sith in the Darth Bane book series. He was responsible regaining the "Rule of Two" that states there shall only ever be two Sith warriors at a time, a Master and an Apprentice, during the Old Republic
Moradmin Bast - portrayed by Leslie Schofield
Imperial general who served aboard the first Death Star; during the space battle above Yavin 4, he informed Grand Moff Tarkin that there was a danger posed by the Rebels' attack and suggested that they standby for evacuation, only to be rebuked by an overconfident Tarkin in A New Hope.
Helpless but good-natured Gungan throughout the prequel trilogy. Also known to be clumsy, Jar Jar Binks is always causing trouble and he talks a lot. When Qui-Gon Jinn saved Jar Jar Binks, Jar Jar Binks journeyed with them to the Republic.
A companion of Cade Skywalker and Jariah Syn during the Sith-Imperial War in the Legacy comic series.
Jedi in The Force Unleashed who later turns to the dark side. Starkiller spares her life on Felucia.
Weequay Jedi Master and friend of Mace Windu who was turned to the Dark Side by Count Dooku. He is later killed by Quinlan Vos on Saleucami. Sora Bulq was present at the Battle of Geonosis in Attack of the Clones, where he wielded a blue lightsaber.
Sith Lord born as Jacen Solo, the oldest son of Han Solo and Leia Organa Solo and Jaina Solo's twin brother. Jacen was a hero of the Yuuzhan Vong War, having personally ended it by killing their true Supreme Overlord Onimi, but years later became the evil Sith Lord Caedus. His actions as a Sith during the Second Galactic Civil War forced his sister, Jaina, to kill him.
Old friend of Han Solo. Businessman and scoundrel who leads the Rebels' space attack against the Death Star in Return of the Jedi. He eventually resigns his military commission and returns to being a businessman.
A Yuuzhan Vong character who served as one of the antagonists in the first novel of The New Jedi Order series, Vector Prime. He was killed in combat by Mara Jade Skywalker.
Protocol droid Jabba the Hutt used to keep his will. After his death shortly before the Battle of Endor, Zorba the Hutt, Jabba's father, reclaimed Jabba's will and everything he owned through the droid. He was first featured in the novel Zorba the Hutt's Revenge.
Insane clone of Jedi master Jorus C'baoth and an antagonist in Timothy Zahn's Thrawn trilogy. Zahn originally conceived the character as an insane clone of Obi-Wan Kenobi.UGO Network's Adam Rosenburg listed Joruus as the 4th worst Star Wars Expanded Universe character, heavily criticising the way his name was formed from the character he was cloned from.
Tycho Celchu – voiced by Timothy Omundson (Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike) and Jess Harnell (Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast)
TIE fighter pilot who defected to the Rebel Alliance and became a member of Rogue Squadron, and later became a general of the New Republic. He is a central character in Michael A. Stackpole's X-wing series of books.
A minor Yuuzhan Vong character who was quickly killed off in Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream, a novel in The New Jedi Order.
A minor Yuuzhan Vong character who was quickly killed off in Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream, a novel in The New Jedi Order.
Force-wielding antagonist in Battle for Endor.
Han Solo's partner and co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon. He would go on to become a hero of the Rebel Alliance and the New Republic. Chewbacca and his wife, Mallatobuck, have a son named Lumpawarrump.
A minor Yuuzhan Vong character in The New Jedi Order, appearing in the novel Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse; killed by the novel's end.
Chief Chirpa – portrayed by Jane Busby
Chief of the Ewoks on the forest moon of Endor in Return of the Jedi.
Yuuzhan Vong warmaster who succeeded Tsavong Lah. Surrendered on behalf of the Yuuzhan Vong after Shimrra and Onimi's deaths, ending the conflict.
A Yuuzhan Vong warrior who appeared in Edge of Victory II: Rebirth, a novel in The New Jedi Order; killed in a duel to the death by Anakin Solo.
Senator who represented the planet Scipio in the Galactic Senate, as well as a former love interest of Padmé Amidala. When the Clone Wars broke out he became a delegate of the InterGalactic Banking Clan.
Served directly under Obi-Wan Kenobi in Revenge of the Sith and during the clone wars. He helps him at Utapau against General Grievous then turns on him when Emperor Palpatine orders him to "Execute Order 66". Commander Cody is also featured in the Clone Wars cartoon series.
Sith Lord trained by Darth Bane and Darth Zannah. She would later train Darth Millennial.
Padmé Amidala's decoy in Attack of the Clones. She is killed by Zam Wessel in her attempt to assassinate Senator Amidala.
General Airen Cracken
Rebel and New Republic intelligence officer. West End GamesStar Wars roleplaying supplements sometimes were published as "Cracken's" guides to their topic.
The father of Bossk who leads the Bounty Hunters' Guild. His death at the hands of Bossk, as depitcted in the novel The Mandalorian Armor, splits the Bounty Hunters' Guild into the Guild Reform Committee and the True Guild.
A Yuuzhan Vong character who served as one of the antagonists in the first of The New Jedi Order novels, Vector Prime. He was killed when the world of Helska IV, which he was on, exploded because of the actions of the New Republic.
The true name of Darth Plagueis. He also used this as his alias.
Human Jedi Knight from Attack of the Clones. Uses a green lightsaber in the Battle of Geonosis, where he is killed.
Luke Skywalker's friend from Tatooine who helps in attacking the Death Star. Biggs' reunion with Luke was cut from the theatrical release of A New Hope but restored for the Special Edition release.
General Oro Dassyne – voiced by Terrence Carson
A Separatist General and an agent of the Corporate Alliance who commanded the CIS' forces on Bomis Koori IV.
A Geonosian separatist who survived Darth Vader's slaughter of the remaining separatist leaders and created his own droid army. He had plans to make a new Battle Droid until Imperial Stormtroopers of the 501st legion raided his factory on Mustafar and destroyed his plans. Gizor never made it off the planet.
Dengar – portrayed by Morris Bush
Corellian bounty hunter who appeared in The Empire Strikes Back.
Separatist leader and Sith apprentice also known as Darth Tyranus. Dooku severs Anakin Skywalker's right forearm in Attack of the Clones, and Skywalker kills Dooku in Revenge of the Sith by severing his head—AFTER severing both of Dooku's hands at the wrist—in return.
Jedi Master who served as the battlemaster of the Jedi Temple in the final days of the Clone Wars. He was killed by Darth Vader during the siege of the temple in Revenge of the Sith.
Chandrilan military officer who lead the Chandrila Defense Fleet. He later became a senior officer in the New Republic Navy as commander of the Home Guard Fleet.
Grand Moff Dunhausen
A high-ranking Imperial officer and member of the Central Committee of Grand Moffs. Dunhausen is predominantly known for two things: his scheming nature and for always wearing a pair of blaster-shaped earrings. He owns the droid 3B6-RA-7. He is first featured in the novel The Glove of Darth Vader.
A Gen'Dai bounty hunter, Durge is one of the few violent members of his kind. As depicted in the Clone Wars mini series, Durge confronted Obi-Wan Kenobi on Muunilinst before being defeated by the Jedi.
Female Mon Calamari childhood friend of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Of Triffian species, Ebe is one of the eighteen podracers seen in Episode I.
Eirtaé – portrayed by Friday "Liz" Wilson
Handmaiden to Queen Amidala seen in The Phantom Menace.
A Yuuzhan Vong in the novel Agents of Chaos I: Hero's Trial. She was sent by her superiors to infiltrate the Jedi Order and kill as many of them as possible with a deadly virus. Her efforts were foiled by Han Solo and she died as a result.
Embo - voiced by Dave Filoni
A bounty hunter that works for either side, but has a sense of honor. His weapons include a bowcaster and his hat which he uses as a boomerang.
Emperor's Royal Guards
Elite stormtroopers who serve as Emperor Palpatine's personal bodyguards.
An M-3PO series droid that serves Rogue Squadron in the X-Wing book series.
Clone of Jango Fett raised by Jango on Kamino as his son. Becomes a bounty hunter. He is eaten alive by Jabba the Hutt's Sarlacc, but later escapes.
Bothan politician, introduced in the Thrawn trilogy, who rises to become chief of state of the New Republic. He is held accountable for imprisoning Admiral Ackbar in the Hand of Thrawn trilogy by Timothy Zahn.
Kit Fisto – portrayed by Zachariah Jensen and Daniel Zizmor (Attack of the Clones) and Ben Cooke (Revenge of the Sith), voiced by Phil LaMarr (The Clone Wars)
The 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 imposing presence. He was killed in a duel with Darth Sidious. He has proven to become quite popular with fans, receiving a more prominent role in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and being ranked #41 in IGN's list of Top 100 Star Wars characters. He saved the life of fellow Jedi Aayla Secura and the relationship between the two pushed the boundaries of The Jedi Code. His species is Nautolan.
Corellian Jedi master, killed by Savage Opress on Florum or was actually killed by General Grievous. Adi Gallia's former master and cousin, Stass Allie took her place on the Jedi council. Blue lightsaber in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, actually had a red lightsaber in Star Wars Episode 1: Phantom Menace when choosing if Anakin Skywalker would be trained as a jedi.
A Rodian youngling who was among the youngest to pass the gathering.
A rat-like Jedi Council member in Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith and the Clone Wars series.
Gonk Droid – portrayed by Rusty Goffe
Also known as the "GNK power droid". A boxy, rectangular-shaped droid that walks very slowly. It is literally a bipedal, walking power generator. It is a playable character in the Lego Star Wars series of games and gives ammo to a player in Star Wars Battlefront II.
Greeata – portrayed by Celia Fushille
A Rodian backup singer and dancer for the Max Rebo Band in the Special Edition of "Return of the Jedi".
Longtime friend and associate of Palpatine; served as Palpatine's aide during his time as Senator of Naboo and the Chommell Sector, and replaced him in the position after Palpatine was elected Supreme Chancellor. After being expelled from the Galactic Senate due to questionable practices, Greejatus became Palpatine's advisor. He continued to served in this capacity when the Galactic Empire came to power and Palpatine declared himself Emperor. He served in this capacity well into the Galactic Civil War, and was killed when the second Death Star was destroyed during the Battle of Endor.
Padawan to Master Rahm Kota; two Force-sensitive clones, X1 and X2, were created from his DNA on Kamino.
A Wookiee youngling who was among the youngest to pass the Gathering. Gungi use wooden lightsaber with a green crystal.
Nute Gunray – portrayed by Silas Carson, voiced by Tom Kenny (The Clone Wars)
Viceroy of the Trade Federation killed by Darth Vader in Revenge of the Sith. Following the release of The Phantom Menace, some critics charged that the mannerisms and voices of a few Star Wars characters represented racialstereotypes. While most of the complaints were focused on Jar Jar Binks, complaints were also made concerning Nute Gunray and the Neimoidians negatively portraying Asian culture by associating what is perceived as "Engrish" accents with the Neimoidian race, known for its greed, cowardice, and connection with the evil Trade Federation. Actor Silas Carson read Nute Gunray's lines based on how they were read by a Thai actor, who pre-recorded Nute Gunray's lines for Carson to mimic.
Bounty hunter who was hired to kill Obi-Wan Kenobi during the Clone Wars. He is eventually killed by Kenobi, who then assumes his identity in order to uncover a plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine.
A recurring Yuuzhan Vong character in The New Jedi Order. By the series' end, he betrayed his species's destructive empire and sided with the Galactic Alliance to end their reign of terror.
A Jedi Master whose father was Sharad Hett another famous Jedi Master. After A'Sharad's father passed away with his native people (Sand People) he inherited his fathers lightsaber and now uses both his and his fathers.
Hevy - voiced by Dee Bradley Baker
Bold clone who sacrifices himself to save a Kamino base in the Clone wars and works with Domino Squad
Leading figure in an attempt to overthrow Ysanne Isard as the head of the Galactic Empire. Hissa founded the Central Committee of Grand Moffs, who installed Trioculus as their figurehead. First appears in the novel The Glove of Darth Vader.
X-wing pilot and Jedi Knight.I, Jedi is narrated from his first-person perspective. Michael Stackpole, who created the character for the X-Wing series, depicts Horn in the Star Wars Customizable Card Game. Married to Mirax Terrik. He appears in several novels in the Yuuzhan Vong invasion and under the alias Keiran Halcyon in the Jedi Praxeum trilogy.
An architect droid in the service of the Jedi Order. He was stationed on board the Jedi training cruiser Crucible, where he assisted Jedi initiates in constructing their lightsabers. His voice actor, David Tennant, won an Emmy for this role.
Bounty hunter introduced in The Empire Strikes Back.Ralph McQuarrie's production sketches show a sleeker design than the droid that appears in The Empire Strikes Back. The term "IG-88" itself is not the original label: the script calls the character a "chrome war droid", and during production it was called "Phlutdroid". The production puppet consisted of recycled props from A New Hope, including the Mos Eisley Cantina drink dispenser as its head. Destroyed by Dash Rendar in the Shadows of the Empire storyline.
A furry white Jedi Master. He was trained by Yoda, and later saved his planet. He slept several centuries to be awakened by Anakin Solo. Ikrit bears resemblance to a rabbit and red panda. He appears in Junior Jedi Knights and Edge of Victory: Conquest.
Father of Ysanne Isard. Member of Palpatine's Inner Circle since the Clone Wars, and served as Director of Republic Intelligence. Became Director of Imperial Intelligence after the Empire replaced the Republic. He was later betrayed and executed by either his daughter or Emperor Palpatine - most likely the former.
Former head of Imperial Intelligence and leader of the Empire in the X-Wing book series. She betrayed and executed her own father, Armand. Isard and her clone are killed in Isard's Revenge.
"Emperor's Hand" to Palpatine during his reign; Luke Skywalker's wife.
The Supreme Overlord of the Yuuzhan Vong Empire who turned out to be nothing more than a puppet by the Force-sensitive Vong Shamed One Onimi. By the end of The New Jedi Order, he was killed in combat by Luke Skywalker.
A fighter pilot and founding member of the elite Rogue Squadron, who was featured during one scene in The Empire Strikes Back as the gunner for Wedge Antilles' T-47 Snowspeeder. He is also heavily featured in the X-wing Series and is mentioned frequently for his light-hearted, almost childlike demeanor.
Daughter of Isolder and Teneniel Djo, Tenel Ka was a childhood friend of Jacen and Jaina Solo at the Jedi Academy. After losing an arm during her Jedi training, Tenel Ka would serve the Jedi Order as a Knight throughout the Yuuzhan Vong War before resigning due to her commitment as the Hapan Queen Mother of the Hapes Consortium. She later became a mother with the birth of Allana, who Jacen Solo fathered. The two had a secret love, due to the Hapan population's hatred for Jedi, and after Jacen turned to the Dark Side and became Darth Caedus, Tenel Ka withdrew Hapes from the Galactic Alliance. After Caedus's defeat, Tenel Ka sent Allana to live with her grandparents, Han and Leia Solo, for her own safety.
A Lurmen elder who led his people away from their war-torn homeworld, eventually landing on Maridun during the Clone Wars. He was extremely devoted to the traditions of his people and a strict pacifist. He cared greatly for such ideals, and firmly believed the Republic was no better than the Separatists because the two were equally responsible for the war.
Dark Jedi who lead the Prophets of the Dark Side during the reign of the Galactic Empire and served as Palpatine's Supreme Prophet.
A bounty hunter who wears Mandalorian armor. Is mistaken for, and later killed by, Boba Fett. Adam Rosenburg, from UGO Networks, listed Kast as the 9th worst Star Wars Expanded Universe character, calling him a "Boba Fett wannabee".
A wise and skilled Jedi Master who trains Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker. A member of the Jedi Council and one of the Jedi survivors of Order 66. Obi-Wan Kenobi was also a Jedi General during the Clone Wars. Obi-Wan also killed General Grievous and defeated Darth Maul. His master is Qui-Gon Jinn, who was killed by Darth Maul.
Cerean Jedi Master and Jedi Council member in the prequel trilogy.
A species employed as Jabba the Hutt's skiff guards from Return of the Jedi. Klaatu's are green, lizard-like humanoids. Both character was included in trading cards and action figures. The more prominent one who was on one of the smaller skiffs is later given the name Wooof while the other Klatu, seen in a white jump suit in the same scene as Wooof on ROTJ, is never named.
Derek "Hobbie" Klivian – portrayed by Richard Oldfield
Rogue Squadron pilot in The Empire Strikes Back.
Agen Kolar – portrayed by Tux Akindoyeni
Zabrak Jedi Master in Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith and the Clone Wars series. Wielded a green lightsaber in Attack of the Clones and a blue one in Revenge of the Sith, where he was on the Jedi High Council until killed by Darth Sidious.
Kel Dor Jedi Master and Jedi Council member in the prequel trilogy and Expanded Universe. He discovered Togruta Padawan Ahsoka Tano, and participated in many battles of the Clone Wars. In Revenge of the Sith, his ship was shot down on the skies of Cato Neimoidia by his own military escort (a squadron of ARC-170 starfighters led by Captain Jag) immediately after they received the infamous order 66 (issued by Palpatine himself from Coruscant). In Captain Jag's report (later on destroyed by the Galactic Imperial Services, and replaced by an alternate explanation to his disappearance), it was stated that after some positive hits on the wings and engines of Koon's starship, this began to burn and a small explosion was seen before it started to go down in a cloud of smoke, crashing on the ground, reason why he should be considered terminated. His body was never found in the carbonized remains of the cockpit's structure. Some consider he could have escaped, but the high improbability of this theory was enough to convince Palpatine of his death.
Jedi Master who served as a General during the Clone Wars; managed to survive Order 66 and escape to Nar Shaddaa. In The Force Unleashed, he attacks an Imperial TIE fighter facility with a band of militia. Originally an enemy to Darth Vader's apprentice, Starkiller, but later becomes his mentor. Is also considered a founding member of the Rebel Alliance.
The main antagonist of the Star Wars: Legacy comic series. Formerly known as A'Sharad Hett, he served during the Clone Wars. He managed to survive the early stages of the Great Jedi Purge and exiled himself to Tatooine, but fled Tatooine after encountering Obi-Wan Kenobi. He fled to Korriban, where he was trained as a Sith Lord. After several hundred years in an extended periods of stasis, Krayt formed the One Sith and overthrew the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances, forming a new Sith Empire in its place.
Whipid Jedi Master who fought during the Clone Wars and survived the Great Jedi Purge. He lived from around the end of the Galactic Republic to the time of the One Sith and the Second Imperial Civil War.
Also known as "the Dark Woman", Kuro was a Jedi Master who fought in the Clone Wars. She was Aurra Sing's Master before Sing left the Jedi to become a bounty hunter, and was also A'Sharad Hett's second Jedi Master. She has the distinction of being the final Jedi killed during the Great Jedi Purge, as her death marked the end of it.
Owen Lars' girlfriend in Attack of the Clones then wife in Revenge of the Sith; the two take custody of the infant Luke Skywalker at the end of the latter film. She is killed by stormtroopers in A New Hope.
Moisture farmer who purchased Shmi Skywalker, freed and married Shmi, becoming the stepfather of Anakin Skywalker, whom he meets only briefly in Attack of the Clones. He loses his leg when pursuing the Sand People who had kidnapped Shmi. The name – and variations of – Cliegg has been in Star Wars drafts since 1974.
Son of Cliegg Lars and stepbrother of Anakin Skywalker. He and his wife take custody of Luke Skywalker in Revenge of the Sith. He and Beru are killed by stormtroopers in A New Hope. In the novelization, he is curiously referred to as the brother of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Noted engineer and architect who was known particularly for his creation of superweapons; he designed six, five of them for the Galactic Empire, including both the first and the second Death Stars.
Wookiee Jedi Knight and Chewbacca's nephew. UGO Networks listed the character as the 11th worst Expanded Universe character, saying that while they did not have any problems with the character as a whole, his name "has got to go".
Introduced in Marvel's Star Wars comics as a Dark Jedi who serves a foil for Luke Skywalker after the fall of the Empire. She returns in the Legacy of the Force series, where she trains Jacen Solo in the ways of the Sith and turns him to the dark side of the Force.
Ziro the Hutt, Zorba the Hutt, Ebor the Hutt, Pazda the Hutt and Jiliac the Hutt's mother and Jabba the Hutt's grandmother. Ziro and his girlfriend Sy Snootles take Mama's starship. Obi-Wan Kenobi then confronts Mama about the incident. She is Rotta the Huttlet's great grandmother.
A Human male Dark Lord of the Sith who served on the Dark Council of the resurgent Sith Empire during the Great Galactic War, the Cold War, and the Galactic War. He headed the Sphere of Defense of the Empire.
Officer aboard the Death Star so overconfident in its power that he dared belittle Lord Vader about his faith in the Force, and who was almost choked to death by Vader for that insolence before Grand Moff Tarkin ordered Vader to stop. George Lucas, in a May 1, 2007 appearance on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, gave Motti's full name as "Conan Antonio Motti".
The only known fully developed member of the Assembler species. He served as a go-between and middleman for many of the less legal activities of the galaxy. Prominent character in The Bounty Hunter Wars series.
One of the very first Sith Lords, a former Jedi who turned to the Dark Side during the Hundred-Year Darkness. He served as the main antagonist of the comic series Vector which spanned Knights of the Old Republic, Dark Times, Rebellion and Legacy. He was the inventor of the Rakghoul Plague.
Grand Moff Muzzer
an Imperial Grand Moff featured in the novel The Glove of Darth Vader. He is shot in the leg by Tibor, Zorba the Hutt's personal bounty hunter, when the Moffship pulls the Zorba Express into the moffship, but survives.
Captain of the Star DestroyerAvenger killed by Darth Vader for failing to capture the Millennium Falcon in The Empire Strikes Back.
Queen Neeyutnee - voiced by Jameelah McMillan
Ruler of Naboo during the Clone Wars, succeeding Queen Jamillia.
Nagai warlord who became a member of Darth Krayt's One Sith, and later became his chief enforcer. Following Krayt's death and the dissolution of his empire, Nihl assumed leadership of the surviving members of the One Sith.
Aqualish Senator who became a member of the Separatist Council, representing the Hyper-Communications Cartel. He was killed along with the rest of the Separatist Council by Darth Vader on Mustafar in Revenge of the Sith.
Nien Nunb – portrayed by Richard Bonehill (in full body suit) and Mike Quinn (as puppet aboard the Millennium Falcon), voiced by Kipsang Rotich
A Sullustan smuggler, he was Lando Calrissian's co-pilot in Return of the Jedi.
Jedi Padawan of Luminara Unduli. She was a friend of Ahsoka Tano, but betrayed her and the Jedi Order after she became disillusioned with their wartime policies and orchestrated a terrorist bombing, Offee was killed by Galle of the 327th Star Corps during Order 66.
Leader of a gang of space pirates. Despite being a pirate, Hondo believes in honor; however, he is not above sneaky tactics. He considered his capture and selling of Dooku, Obi-wan and Anakin to the Republic and Sith sides of the war to be "good business", even wishing to be aquantices afterwards; he did seem to be on good terms with Obi-wan and Anakin later. He later helped make Boba give information to the Jedi by explaining that his father Jango would do it because it's honorable. Hondo even faced the Sith Lord Darth Maul, shooting off one of his mechanical legs. When he his men originally betrayed him to work for Maul, Hondo felt proud of them, and betrayed. He is willing to do any kind of job, including the delivery of weapons, and keep his mouth shut, if the price is right.
Jedi trained by Mace Windu during the time before the galactic empire. One of the only surviving Jedi whom faked his death. Brother of Ferus Olin. They had been separated at birth. Best friend of Ace Tiberious. Created the jedi training facility in which he revived on Dantooine with Ace. Married to Jade Olin. Heir to Revan and Bastila Shan.
Politician and leader of the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances in the New Jedi Order and Legacy of the Force series.
The son of the Dark Jedi Xanatos who wanted revenge on the Jedi Order, blaming them for the death of his father. He became enemies with Obi-Wan Kenobi in particular, battling him multiple times. He is one of the central antagonists of the Jedi Quest book series.
A warrior of the Nightbrother clan on the planet Dathomir, Darth Maul's brother alongside Feral. 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 a berserker on Ventress' call to the point of killing Feral without remorse, Opress manages to become Dooku's new apprentice and learns only a bit in the ways of the Sith before Ventress has him help her fight Dooku due to his actions under him getting unwanted attention from the Jedi. However, in the heat of the moment and provoked by both of them, Opress tries to kill both Dooku and Ventress before escaping the Jedi and instructed by Mother Talzin to find Maul so he can complete his training to defend himself against the numerous enemies he made. Finding Maul a shell of his former self on a junk planet, Opress manages to stir up his brother's grudge with Obi-Wan to aid him in his revenge against the Jedi.
Canderous Ordo - voiced by John Cygan
Mandalorian warrior who fought in the Mandalorian Wars. Later becomes ruler of Mandalore under the name "Mandalore the Preserver". Playable character in both Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords.
Leia Organa's adoptive father. He is the Senator of Alderaan and one of the Rebel Alliance's founding members. He was killed in the destruction of Alderaan.Adrian Dunbar portrayed Organa for scenes cut from The Phantom Menace. Smits voiced the character for The Force Unleashed, as well as the animated series The Clone Wars.
Initial commander of Darth Vader's Super Star Destroyer Executor in The Empire Strikes Back. Vader kills Ozzel for his incompetence. George Lucas remarked that Sheard produced "the best screen death" he'd seen.
Ongree Jedi Knight from Attack of the Clones. He was seen in the Jedi Temple and was present at the Battle of Geonosis, where he wielded a blue lightsaber.
Leader of the Dark Jedi of the Hundred Year Darkness and the very first Dark Lord of the Sith. In Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, his spirit continues to haunt his tomb on Korriban before being redeemed by Revan.
Naboo senator and later Supreme Chancellor of the Republic. He is also known as Darth Sidious, a Dark Lord of the Sith. His machinations turn the Galactic Republic into the Galactic Empire. He lures Anakin Skywalker to the dark side of the Force and renames him Darth Vader. Eventually killed by a redeemed Anakin Skywalker.
Pantoran Senator and Chairman of the Pantoran Assembly. Papanoida is voiced by Corey Burton in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, but is portrayed briefly in Revenge of the Sith by George Lucas, making that the only appearance Lucas makes on-screen in any of the Star Wars films.
One of the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi. He steals a speeder from the scout troopers.
Kazdan Paratus – voiced by Larry Drake
Aleena Jedi Master and survivor of the Great Jedi Purge living in exile on the junk world Raxus Prime. He descended into insanity after Order 66 was carried out, and was killed by Starkiller on Darth Vader's orders.
Male human survivor of Order 66 and protagonist in the Coruscant Nights series.
Longtime advisor and right-hand of Palpatine, serving as his advisor during his days as a Senator and Supreme Chancellor, and later as the Grand Vizier of the Galactic Empire. Following Palpatine's death at the Battle of Endor, Pestage took his place as Emperor, but was later betrayed by the other Imperial Advisors when he agreed to turn Coruscant over to the New Republic. He was executed by Ysanne Isard's agents.
Even Piell – portrayed by Michaela Cottrel
Lannik Jedi Master and Jedi Council member in The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and the Clone Wars television series.
Imperial officer, initially a captain, who is promoted to replace Admiral Ozzel as commanding officer of the Executor after Vader kills Ozzel.
A Muun Sith Lord, whose birth name was Hego Damask, mentioned in Revenge of the Sith. Plagueis was a student of the Bith Sith lord Darth Tenebrous and the head of a powerful banking consortium on the Muun homeworld. He discovered and recruited the teenaged Palpatine of Naboo and trained him in the dark side of the Force as his apprentice Darth Sidious. Plagueis also made a grand plan to ensure the Sith would defeat the Jedi by undermining the Galactic Republic and ensure the dominance of the Dark Side of the Force. Palpatine tells Anakin Skywalker that Darth Plagueis became so powerful that he was able to create life by influencing the midi-chlorians and could save people from dying. Darth Plagueis is the only one who has achieved this power. Palpatine (later betrayed by his apprentice Darth Vader) tells Anakin Skywalker that Plagueis was killed by his apprentice in his sleep and was obsessed with finding the key to immortality, all of which were confirmed in the Darth Plagueis novel.
Imperial Navy officer who served as Darth Vader's aide aboard the Star Destroyer Devastator in A New Hope. He reports to Vader regarding the status of the stolen Death Star plans. Many years later, following Emperor Palpatine's resurrection, he becomes Governor of the planet Kaikielius.
PROXY – voiced by David W. Collins
Starkiller's personal holodroid; Starkiller used PROXY for training and for sending and receiving messages. Despite PROXY and Starkiller's friendship, PROXY would routinely attempt to kill Starkiller on a regular basis, as it was his primary directive.
He is grandson of legendary podracing champion Sebulba.
Handmaiden to Queen Amidala seen in The Phantom Menace.
Dark Lord of the Sith who lived during the time of the first Sith Empire. Following his death, he lived on as a force ghost and decreed that only the most worthy could succeed him as Dark Lord of the Sith.
Luke Skywalker's snowspeeder gunner in The Empire Strikes Back. The character's first name appears often misspelled as Dack, however the form Dak is used in the movie credits, and considered correct according to Lucasfilm continuity.
A Jedi Knight turned Sith Lord who was betrayed by his own apprentice, Darth Malak. He later returns to the Jedi Order and seeks out and destroys the Star Forge. He is the main protagonist of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.
Anakin Skywalker's second in command and captain of 501st in the Clone Wars series.
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. Knightley was cast as Sabé due to her striking resemblance to Natalie Portman, who portrayed Padmé Amidala.
The oldest of the five handmaidens of Queen Padmé Amidala of Naboo in The Phantom Menace.
Dark side magician and Dark Lord of the Sith during the first Sith Empire. He attempted to conquer the Republic, but ultimately failed after he was betrayed by Gav Daragon. He entered stasis on Yavin 4, and was reawakened 600 years later by Freedon Nadd, who killed him after his training was finished.
Young female briefly mentioned in the books as the first Twi'lek Jedi.
Queen of Zygerria, member of the Separatist Council. She captured Anakin, Obi-Wan, and Ahsoka and attempted to auction them off as slaves; however, they were rescued by clone troopers, and she was Force-choked to death by Count Dooku for her failure.
A female Barabel who joined Luke Skywalker's reformed Jedi Order, as a Jedi Knight she served in the Yuuzhan Vong War, fighting in several important campaigns against the Yuuzhan Vong invaders. One of her actions during the war made her responsible for the accidental deaths of thousands of her species, which understandably made her feel huge guilt. After the war she was promoted to the rank of Jedi Master. During the Dark Nest Crisis about 10 years after the Yuuzhan Vong War she took Leia Organa Solo as her apprentice. After the Second Galactic Civil War Natasi Daala became Chief of State of the Galactic Alliance, Daala, a former admiral of the Imperial Navy, fostered widespread Anti-Jedi sentiment, and had Grand Master Luke Skywalker exiled from the Jedi Order and made Kenth Hamner Grand Master in his stead.
 Twi'lek Jedi who appears in Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, Dark Horse Comics' Republic and Clone Wars series, and The Clone Wars television series. Aayla Secura is killed on the planet of Felucia. Wields a blue lightsaber. Was trained by Jedi Master; Quinlan Vos.
Former Padawan to Mace Windu who served as a Jedi General during the Clone Wars. Went into hiding after Order 66 was given, and re-emerged during the Galactic Civil War to fight for the Rebel Alliance.
Corellian criminal and former bounty hunter who raised Han Solo.
Mandalorian mercenary hired to train clone commandos on Kamino. Skirata trained squads like Theta and Omega squads. Unlike Walon Vau, Skirata is not physically violent, almost the opposite. However Skirata is not an all-kind man. Read the books and see: featured in Star Wars-Republic Commando: Triple Zero; Star Wars- Republic Commando: True Colors; Star Wars-Republic Commando: Order 66 and Star Wars- Imperial Commando: 501st Legion.
Jedi whose fall and redemption are portrayed in the Star Wars films. His master was Obi-Wan Kenobi. Was married to Padmé Amidala; father of Luke and Leia. He is an excellent Pod Racer and he is the Chosen One. Known as Darth Vader after his fall to the dark side.
Luke Skywalker's and Mara Jade Skywalker's son. Jedi Knight. Former student of Jacen Solo, his cousin. Former GAG (Galactic Alliance Guard) member. In Fate of the Jedi: Outcast, he voluntarily accompanies his father into exile. He proves himself as both a fighter and as an investigator. His love interest is Vestara Khai [Sith Aprentice in Abyss-Conviction] [Jedi Aprentice Ascension] [Sith Lady Apocalypse]
Descendant of Luke and Mara Jade Skywalker and protagonist of the Star Wars: Legacy comic series. Allegedly had the power to bring back the dead (Suspicion of Darth Krayt).
Father of Cade Skywalker. Member of the Jedi Council during the Star Wars: Legacy comic series.
Anakin Skywalker's and Padmé Amidala's son and Leia Organa's twin. Jedi whose coming of age and rise as a Jedi are portrayed in the original Star Wars trilogy and Star Wars Expanded Universe. Luke re-establishes the Jedi Order. Husband of Mara Jade, father of Ben Skywalker, ancestor of Cade Skywalker.
A clone of Luke Skywalker, created by Joruus C'baoth in the Thrawn Trilogy. Luuke was chosen by UGO Network's Adam Rosenburg as the worst Star Wars Expanded Universe character, heavily criticising his name and calling him a "stupid clone".
Anakin Skywalker's mother who is always supportive of her son. She, too, is a slave. Qui-Gon attempts to bargain for her freedom but fails. Anakin finds it hard to leave Tattooine without her. She dies in his arms after being kidnapped and tortured by Tusken Raiders in Attack of the Clones.
Lead vocalist of the Max Rebo Band in Return of the Jedi..
Jacen Solo's and Tenel Ka's daughter in the Legacy of the Force series. Adopted by Han Solo and Leia Organa-Solo at the end of Invincible and given the name Amelia in public to keep her true parentage a secret.
Han Solo's cousin and an antagonist in the Corellian trilogy. He is also prominent Legacy of the Force series, where he is killed.
Senator who represented the planet Belasco in the Galactic Senate. In the novel Jedi Apprentice: The Dangerous Rescue, she secretly worked with her friend Jenna Zan Arbor to poison Belasco's water supply; the Jedi Order foils this plot and she is sent to a prison planet.
A lieutenant in the Royal Naboo Security Force during the Invasion of Naboo. Partnered with R2-C4 to knock out the Droid Control Ship's Shield Generator in The Phantom Menace, allowing young Anakin Skywalker to destroy the ship from within.
The Dathomirian leader of the Nightsister clans of witches before and during the Clone Wars. It appears she and Count Dooku were on good terms priorly; he refers to her as "sister" or by her title. She possesses great magical powers, being able to do almost anything; ranging from mind control, manipulating matter, and turning into mist. Following Grievous' attack on Dathomir, she is the only Nightsister left aside from Ventress.
Skakoan Foreman of the Techno Union and Executive of Baktoid Armor Workshop before and during The Clone Wars. He serves on the Separatist Council during the Clone Wars and helps fund and supply the Confederacy of Independent Systems.
Riff Tamson - voiced by Gary Anthony Williams
Riff Tamson is a shark-like Separatist leader, known for his ferocity and brilliant mind. He led the forces at the Battle of Mon Calamari.
One of Count Dooku's dark acolytes who also became a general in the Separatist Droid Army. Was killed only a month after the beginning of the war.
Anakin Skywalker's Togruta Jedi Padawan. Over time she developed greater skills and techniques and became a trusted leader which was proven after she refused to leave hope and returned to the Jedi Temple with other kidnapped Padawans after being kidnapped by Trandoshan slavers. Nearing the end of Season 5 she was framed of bombing the Jedi Temple and killing the suspect in question in rage by her friend Barriss Offee. After proven innocent, she was asked by her master Anakin Skywalker and the other Jedi to return and that they apologize; Ahsoka, to their shock, refused. When asked by Anakin why she was doing this, she replied that the council didn't trust her, and asked him how could she trust herself. Additionally, she also said that she needed to find her own path without the order and without her master. She left Anakin in tears.
Wookiee chieftain who, along with Chewbacca, commanded the Wookiee warriors during the Battle of Kashyyyk, and later helped Yoda escape the clone troopers after Order 66 is given in Revenge of the Sith.
Also known as "Squid Head", Jabba the Hutt's accountant in Return of the Jedi.
Woman whom Han Solo rescues from slavery in The Han Solo Trilogy. Later joins the Rebel Alliance and helps the Rebels secure the plans to the first Death Star. After being captured by the Empire, Tharen commits suicide rather than risk betraying the Rebellion during interrogation.
He is seen with master Yoda. He is Commander of the Clone Shock Troopers. He was seen in Revenge of the Sith, where he told Palpatine that they did not find Yoda's body on the Senate chamber's floor.
Grand Moff Thistleborn
He was a loyal member of the Central Committee of Grand Moffs. He was first featured in the novel The Glove of Darth Vader.
In Timothy Zahn's The Hand of Thrawn series, Tierce is the clone of a stormtrooper of the same name. Thrawn, who created the clone as part of an experiment, added some of his own military genius to the clone's mind.
Imperial Grand Admiral and Grand Moff known for his political savvy and charisma. Following Palpatine's death at the Battle of Endor, he attempted to join the Central Committee of Grand Moffs, but changed his mind and was executed under charges of treason.
Saesee Tiin – portrayed by Khan Bonfils, Jesse Jensen, and Kenji Oates
Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council in the prequel trilogy and Clone Wars TV series. He was one of the four Jedi Masters who died trying to arrest Palpatine. He used a green lightsaber.
Separatist Council member and Senator of the CIS-allied Quarren Isolation League on Mon Calamari. Killed by Darth Vader on Mustafar.
Senator of Calamari Sector in Revenge of the Sith and the Clone Wars television series.
Wag Too - voiced by Alec Medlock
A Lurmen healer and the son of village leader, Tee Watt Kaa. He was more grateful than his father when Ahsoka, Aayla and Anakin returned to protect their village, and was willing to enter combat to defend his home from the Separatists.
Harch Admiral of the Separatist Navy who commanded the blockade of the planet Christophsis. He supposedly died in the episode 'Cat and Mouse' but was seen in a sneak clip for the upcoming episodes with an almost full metallic body he gained after nearly dying in Cat and Mouse
Created from extracting the DNA from Palpatine and inserted into a woman named Niobi. He was born mutated with a third eye in the back of his head. Thought to be more powerful than his father, he was sent to exile. Later found by Luke Skywalker and joined the Alliance. First appears in Mission from Mount Yoda.
The final legitimate Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic, he was ousted from office in The Phantom Menace, allowing Palpatine to rise to power.Finis valorum is Late Latin for "the end of worthy deeds", referring to the fact that he was the last true Supreme Chancellor.
Padawan of Jedi Council member Kol Skywalker at the time of the Sith's massacre of the Jedi on Ossus in the Star Wars: Legacy comics.
Mandalorian mercenary who was hired to train clone commandos on Kamino. He was violent with his commandos. Delta Squad is one of Vau's squads. Featured prominently in the Republic Commando book series.
Officer who led the Empire's attack on Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back. He is also the creator of the AT-AT (All Terrain Armored Transport) walker.
Anakin Solo's best friend and briefly Darth Caedus' apprentice. Brought back to the light by Ben Skywalker. She was raised by Tusken Raiders, after they killed her parents.
Boba Fett's daughter, appears in Bloodlines. Designs to kill her father, Boba Fett, as she believes he abandoned both her mother and she when she is captured by Jacen Solo's Galactic Army Guard. She dies under interrogation by Jacen, further pushing him towards the Dark Side of the Force and his ultimate rebirth as Darth Caedus.
Antagonist in the Clone Wars and The Clone Wars series. She is a Sith but returned to a cult called the Night Sisters of which she was formerly a member. She abandoned the Dark Side and her Sith ways. Count Dooku then sent a squad to wipe out the rest of her "sisters" via a droid company led by General Grievous. She then returned to bounty hunting, but still retains her two red lightsabers as weapons. She hunted Savage Opress and in the process ended up helping Obi-Wan Kenobi escape from him. Bariss Offee later stole her lightsabers and mask, using them to pose as Ventress while framing Ahsoka for the bombings. Despite not having her lightsabers, Ventress can still put up a good fight with substitute weapons and the same fighting style.
Jedi who lives among the Yuuzhan Vong and offers Jacen Solo insight into their culture and connection to the Force.
The first (romanceable) companion of the Sith Warrior class in the MMORPG video game Star Wars: The Old Republic (abbreviated as SWTOR or TOR by fans).
Fallen Old Republic Jedi introduced in Dark Empire. Regains her connection to the Force after aiding Leia Organa Solo in Dark Empire II and Empire's End.
Governor of Concordia, a moon of Mandalore, and leader of the Death Watch during the Clone Wars. He aligned with Count Dooku and the CIS in order to overthrow the pacifist New Mandalorian government of Duchess Satine Kryze, and worked with Darth Maul and Savage Opress to overthrow her. He was later killed by Maul when Maul took over Mandalore.
Jedi who began his training at an older age than most initiates. Featured in the Star Wars: Republic comic series. The character's design was based on a background character in the Mos Espa podrace scene in The Phantom Menace. He later has a padawan named Aayla Secura. Jesse Schedeen listed Vos as the 7th top Star Wars hero, praising his struggle with his inner darkness. Afterword, Vos (Al Rodrigo) returns in The Clone Wars to team with Obi-Wan Kenobi to capture Cad Bane and Ziro The Hutt.
Ewok who helps Princess Leia and the other Rebels in Return of the Jedi, and who also appears in the Star Wars: Ewoks animated series and the TV movies Caravan of Courage and Battle For Endor. Wicket was chosen by IGN's Jesse Schedeen as the 17th top Star Wars hero.
Kaminoan administrator who guides Obi-Wan Kenobi during his visit to the cloning facility in Attack of the Clones. During filming, Owen wore on set a maquette of the alien's head atop a hardhat, providing her co-stars with the proper eye-line for talking with the character.
A master who sits on the Jedi Council and one of the central protagonists of the Prequel Trilogy, as well as the main character in Shatterpoint. Windu is regarded as one of the best swordmen in Jedi history. He served as Master of the Order in the years leading up to the Clone Wars and was a renowned Jedi General. He is thrown out of a window, apparently to his death, and three other Jedi are killed by Darth Sidious during their failed attempt to arrest him in Revenge of the Sith'
A Rebel agent known as "Targeter" who goes on to be an aide to Leia Organa Solo and Admiral Ackbar. In the expanded universe she marries Tycho Celchu. She cares for Admiral Ackbar as he gets old and is with him when he passes on. She also, in the Fate of the Jedi Series, aids Jaina Solo and the Darkmeld in their missions. She also took care of Jacen, Jaina and Anakin Solo when they were little. They originally considered her their mother, not Leia, because she had taken care of them.
Bartender at the Mos Eisley Cantina in A New Hope.
Chagrian Sith Lord who served as Darth Krayt's second-in-command. Briefly replaced Krayt as Emperor after Krayt's apparent death, but was killed by Krayt after he was resurrected. He was the third generation of his family to take the name "Darth Wyyrlok".
A character in Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire. Little is known about his past. He is head of the Black Sun criminal syndicate, depicted "like the Godfather with a reptilian overlay." He puts a hit on Luke Skywalker, so that Darth Vader will suffer the emperor's wrath and he will become his apprentice and his grip on the galaxy will be supreme. He has the ability to secrete pheremones, which he can use to attract women. He tried this with only partial success on Leia. According to Forces of Corruption, Xizor is apparently killed after the game's protagonist frames him. The character's name was inspired by a Portuguese name, Xico.
Female member of Yoda's species. She is also known as "The One Below". Yaddle is a member of the Jedi Council in The Phantom Menace. Iain McCaig's concept art was originally a depiction of a young Yoda, conveying youth, pain, and wisdom inspired. This work was used to create Yaddle.
Wullf Yularen – portrayed by Tom Kane (The Clone Wars)
Admiral in the Republic Navy who served during the Clone Wars as the leader of Anakin Skywalker's fleet. He became an Imperial officer after the Empire came to power and served aboard the first Death Star. Seen in A New Hope. He usually speaks the second half of his sentences before the first half; however, if his sentence is short enough, he doesn't.
Megalomaniacal scientist who wanted to learn the secrets of the Force. To do this, she kidnapped and tortured Jedi, and later drained their bodies of their blood. During the Clone Wars she worked with the CIS.
Leader of the Zann Consortium, a criminal organization in the video game Empire At War: Forces of Corruption.
Senator who represented the Sern sector during the last years of the Galactic Republic. He was one of the senators on the Delegation of 2000. In Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader, he went into hiding on the planet Alderaan, but was found and executed by Darth Vader.
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