Obscure Star Wars Characters
Who was Queen Amaidala's pilot?
- Rick Ollie, or "Reckless Rick" as he was dubbed, is considered to be the finest pilot in the Royal Space Flying Corps. He was the first to instruct a young Anakin Skywalker on how to pilot a fighter ship.
Who was killed in the opening scene of The Force Awakens?
- Lor San Tekka, and explorer and archaelogist, discovered a lost map that led to the Jedi Temple. Lor San Tekka was working with Luke Skywalker to locate more temples when he was killed by Kylo Ren, who had the same mission.
Who is the creature that lurks by Jabba the Hutt's throne?
- Salacious B. Crumb is a Kowakian Monkey-Lizard who fans will recognize as the creature that lurks by Jabba the Hutt's throne. Crumb was originally caught stealing from Jabba's ship, but he was allowed to live on the condition that he make Jabba laugh.
Who served as chief administrator of Cloud City?
- Lobot, chief administrator of Cloud City, is a cyborg who received his cybernetic implants after being caught stealing in Cloud City. After his fifteen year sentence of involuntary solitude, Lobot decided to keep his implants and continue serving the city
Who co-piloted the Millennium Falcon with Lando?
- Nien Nunb was known for co-piloting the Millennium Falcon with Lando. After hearing about a plot to kill all Alderaanians, Nunb joined the Rebel Alliance and smugggled various Alderaanians to safety despite the personal risk.
Who is known as the fat dancer?
- In Return of the Jedi, Yarna d'al Gargan was known as "the fat dancer." She agreed to be Jabba the Hutt's slave in exchange for saving her children's lives. Jabba required her to always stay fully hydrated and wear makeup.
Who introduced Obi-Wan Kenobi to Chewbacca?
- A minor character in Star Wars: A New Hope, BoShek is mostly known for introducing Obi-Wan Kenobi to Chewbacca. Before meeting Obi-Wan, BoShek was a smuggler and pilot-for-hire. Obi-Wan encouraged him to give up smuggling and focus on meditation.
Whose action figure was only packaged with the name "Hammerhead"?
- First seen hanging out in the background of Chalmun's Spaceport Cantina, Momaw Nadon's action figure was marketed with only the name "Hammerhead." Nadon was the high priest of his people on Tafanda Bay.
Who was known as the "Ice Cream Guy"?
- Willrow Hood is known as "The Ice Cream Guy" because he holds an object that resembles an ice cream maker. He stayed behind during the Rebellion to protect the memory core of A'roFilter's mainframe.
Who did Princess Leia pose as to infiltrate Jabba the Hutt's palace?
- Boushh was never actually seen in the Star Wars films as himself. Princess Leia posed as Boushh in order to infiltrate Jabba the Hutt's palace in Return of the Jedi. Boushh is from the planet Uba IV and is a bounty hunter.