These Are the Most Popular Star Wars Characters

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30. Maz Kanata
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> Star Wars movies appearance: Episode VII, VIII, IX

Maz Kanata was introduced in the 2015 movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” She is known as the “pirate queen” because she lets smugglers stay in her home if they stay out of politics and war. She had Skywalker’s lightsaber, passing it to Finn in order to help them fight The First Order.

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29. C-3PO
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> Star Wars movies appearance: Episodes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII,VIII, IX

C-3PO is a protocol droid built by Anakin Skywalker. He can communicate in more than 6 million languages. He is often a central character when saving the galaxy. He usually appears as part of the droids duo — with R2-D2 — both of whom once saved Princess Leia from the Empire’s Death Star.

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28. Qi’ra
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> Star Wars movies appearance: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Qi’ra first appears as a low-level street criminal alongside Han Solo in 2018’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Qi’ra is portrayed by actor Emilia Clarke, who was already a fan favorite for her role as Daenerys Targaryen on “Game of Thrones.”

Solo and Qi’ra, who were involved on their home planet of Corellia, rekindle their relationship during Solo’s mission in the movie.

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27. Qui-Gon Jinn
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> Star Wars movies appearance: Episodes I, II

Qui-Gon Jinn is a human Jedi master portrayed by Liam Neeson in the prequel trilogy. His apprentices, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, would go on to be central figures in the following films, with the latter becoming one of the most iconic characters in movie history, Darth Vader. Jinn was killed in a duel with Darth Maul in “Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace,” though his voice can be heard briefly in the subsequent film in the series.

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26. General Grievous
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> Star Wars movies appearance: Episode III

General Grievous was the Supreme Commander of the Droid Army, appearing in “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.” Trained by Count Dooku, a Jedi turned Sith Lord, the four-armed cyborg Grievous is considered to be one of the best lightsaber duelists in Star Wars history. However, he was killed in a duel by Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Battle of Utapau in the Clone Wars.