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Star Wars (25-May-1977)

Director: George Lucas

Writer: George Lucas

Keywords: Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Robots, Explosions

Luke Skywalker, a farm boy of Tatooine, comes into possession of two droids, C3PO and R2D2, the latter with a message from Princess Leia. Luke hires Han Solo; together with a wookie they try to rescue Leia from the clutches of Darth Vader. Received 6 Oscars including Best Visual Effects, Best Set Decoration, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Score; nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kenny Baker
Actor
24-Aug-1934   The man inside R2-D2
Phil Brown
Actor
30-Apr-1916 9-Feb-2006 Uncle Owen in Star Wars
Eddie Byrne
Actor
31-Jan-1911 21-Aug-1981 The Mummy
Peter Cushing
Actor
26-May-1913 11-Aug-1994 Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars
Anthony Daniels
Actor
21-Feb-1946   C-3PO
Carrie Fisher
Actor
21-Oct-1956   Princess Leia in Star Wars
Harrison Ford
Actor
13-Jul-1942   Han Solo in Star Wars
Alec Guinness
Actor
2-Apr-1914 5-Aug-2000 Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars
Garrick Hagon
Actor
27-Sep-1939   Gavin Jones in The Adventurer
Mark Hamill
Actor
25-Sep-1951   Luke Skywalker in Star Wars
James Earl Jones
Actor
17-Jan-1931   Voice of Darth Vader and CNN
Peter Mayhew
Actor
19-May-1944   Chewbacca in Star Wars
David Prowse
Actor
1-Jul-1935   Darth Vader, Green Cross Code Man

CAST

Mark Hamill   ...   Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford   ...   Han Solo
Carrie Fisher   ...   Princess Leia
Peter Cushing   ...   Grand Moff Tarkin
Alec Guinness   ...   Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ben Kenobi)
Anthony Daniels   ...   C-3PO (android)
Kenny Baker   ...   R2-D2 (android)
Peter Mayhew   ...   Chewbacca (wookie)
David Prowse   ...   Darth Vader
James Earl Jones   ...   Darth Vader (voice)
Phil Brown   ...   Uncle Owen
Shelagh Fraser   ...   Aunt Beru
Jack Purvis   ...   Chief Jawa
Alex McCrindle   ...   General Dodonna
Eddie Byrne   ...   General Willard
Drewe Henley   ...   Red Leader
Denis Lawson   ...   Red Two
Garrick Hagon   ...   Red Three
Jack Klaff   ...   Red Four
William Hootkins   ...   Red Six
Angus MacInnes   ...   Gold Leader
Jeremy Sinden   ...   Gold Two
Graham Ashley   ...   Gold Five
Don Henderson   ...   General Taggi
Richard LeParmentier   ...   General Motti
Leslie Schofield   ...   Commander No. 1
Ted Burnett   ...   Wuher
Alfie Curtis   ...   Dr. Evazan
Malcolm Tierney   ...   Lt. Shann Childsen

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