An American epic space opera franchise which would go on to become a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, Star Wars easily becomes one of the best franchises in the world. It has given us some of the greatest characters that we love. Following are the best characters in Star Wars –
1. Darth Vader
Regarded as one of the best villains, Darth Vader easily tops the list of the best Star Wars character. The journey from being Anakin Skywalker to the most feared tragic hero in the Star Wars Universe, the character Darth Vader, wearing the iconic suit/life-support system becomes the most feared villains of all times.
2. Han Solo
Introduced in Stars Wars (1977), Han Solo and his co-pilot Chewbacca are to transport Luke, Kenobi, R2-D2 and C-3PO from Tatooine to Alderaan. Played by Harrison Ford, Han and Chewbacca became an instant fan favourite. Solo’s sarcasm and wit awed the audience making him a character people would never forget.
3. Obi-Wan Kanobi
Playing the mentor and guide to Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kanobi is a main character of the Star Wars universe. Shown as a master and friend to Anakin Skywalker, better known as Darth Vader, the Master Jedi is an important character of the Star Wars World.
Known among the oldest and most powerful Jedi masters in the Star Wars Universe, Yoda trains Luke Skywalker to fight against the Galactic Empire. Despite of being of great age, Yoda is shown as highly skilled in blaster combat and incredibly agile. The wise Yoda is one of the greatest characters in the Star Wars.
5. Luke Skywalker
The son of the fallen Jedi Anakin Skywalker and Queen Padme Amidala, Luke Skywalker is the main protagonist of the original film trilogy. Initially shown as an impatient naive kid, the character development of Luke Skywalker was immense and positive. The character is regarded as the 50th best character of all time.
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