Cast and Crew of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

About Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

In the vast and expansive universe of Star Wars, the first prequel episode, "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace," introduces us to a plethora of memorable characters and thrilling storylines. The film is set in a galaxy plagued by political intrigue and the sinister machinations of the Sith, a dark side to the Force. The movie's two main protagonists are Qui-Gon Jinn, played by the talented Liam Neeson, and his apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, portrayed by a young and dashing Ewan McGregor. As seasoned Jedi knights, Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan are dispatched on a mission to resolve a trade dispute between the greedy Trade Federation and the peaceful planet of Naboo.

As the Jedi duo navigates the treacherous waters of intergalactic politics, they stumble upon a young slave boy named Anakin Skywalker, played by Jake Lloyd. Anakin's natural affinity for the Force is undeniable, and Qui-Gon senses that this child may be the key to bringing balance to the galaxy. However, Anakin's enslavement on the desert planet of Tatooine complicates matters, as the Jedi must first secure his freedom before they can consider training him as a knight. This subplot introduces a powerful theme of destiny and redemption, which becomes increasingly significant as the saga unfolds.

Meanwhile, the malevolent Sith make their ominous return in "The Phantom Menace," with Darth Sidious, a cunning and ruthless politician, pulling the strings from behind the scenes. The Sith's evil plot for revenge against the Jedi is slowly revealed, and the stage is set for an epic confrontation between the forces of light and darkness. With stunning visual effects, memorable characters, and a gripping narrative, "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" remains a beloved entry in the Star Wars franchise and an excellent starting point for newcomers to the series.

Full Cast of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Liam Neeson
plays Qui-Gon Jinn

Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jinn

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Ewan McGregor
plays Obi-Wan Kenobi

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi

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Natalie Portman
plays Padmé Amidala

Natalie Portman as Padmé Amidala

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Jake Lloyd
plays Anakin Skywalker

Ian McDiarmid
plays Senator Palpatine

Ian McDiarmid as Senator Palpatine

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Pernilla August
plays Shmi Skywalker

Pernilla August as Shmi Skywalker

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Oliver Ford Davies
plays Governor Sio Bibble

Oliver Ford Davies as Governor Sio Bibble

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Hugh Quarshie
plays Captain Panaka

Hugh Quarshie as Captain Panaka

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Ahmed Best
plays Jar Jar Binks

Ahmed Best as Jar Jar Binks

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Anthony Daniels
plays C-3PO (voice)

Anthony Daniels as C-3PO (voice)

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Kenny Baker
plays R2-D2

Kenny Baker as R2-D2

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Frank Oz
plays Yoda (voice)

Terence Stamp
plays Chancellor Valorum

Brian Blessed
plays Boss Nass (voice)

Brian Blessed as Boss Nass (voice)

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Andy Secombe
plays Watto (voice)

Ray Park
plays Darth Maul

Ray Park as Darth Maul

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Lewis Macleod
plays Sebulba (voice)

Warwick Davis
plays Wald / Pod race spectator / Mos Espa Citizen

Warwick Davis as Wald / Pod race spectator / Mos Espa Citizen

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Steve Speirs
plays Captain Tarpals

Steve Speirs as Captain Tarpals

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Silas Carson
plays Nute Gunray / Ki-Adi-Mundi / Lott Dodd / Republic Cruiser Pilot

Silas Carson as Nute Gunray / Ki-Adi-Mundi / Lott Dodd / Republic Cruiser Pilot

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Jerome St. John Blake
plays Mas Amenda / Orn Free Taa / Oppo Rancisis / Rune Haako / Horox Ryyder / Graxol Kelvynn / Mick Reckrap

Alan Ruscoe
plays Daultay Dofine / Plo Koon / Bib Fortuna

Alan Ruscoe as Daultay Dofine / Plo Koon / Bib Fortuna

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Ralph Brown
plays Ric Olié

Celia Imrie
plays Fighter Pilot Bravo 5

Celia Imrie as Fighter Pilot Bravo 5

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Benedict Taylor
plays Fighter Pilot Bravo 2

Clarence Smith
plays Fighter Pilot Bravo 3

Samuel L. Jackson
plays Mace Windu

Samuel L. Jackson as Mace Windu

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Dominic West
plays Palace Guard

Karol Cristina da Silva
plays Rabé

Liz Wilson
plays Eirtaé

Candice Orwell
plays Yané

Sofia Coppola
plays Saché

Sofia Coppola as Saché

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Keira Knightley
plays Sabé

Keira Knightley as Sabé

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Bronagh Gallagher
plays Republic Cruiser Captain

Bronagh Gallagher as Republic Cruiser Captain

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John Fensom
plays TC-14

Greg Proops
plays Fode (voice)

Greg Proops as Fode (voice)

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Scott Capurro
plays Beed (voice)

Margaret Towner
plays Jira

Dhruv Chanchani
plays Kitster

Oliver Walpole
plays Seek

Megan Udall
plays Melee

Hassani Shapi
plays Eeth Koth

Gin Clarke
plays Adi Gallia

Khan Bonfils
plays Saesee Tiin

Michelle Taylor
plays Yarael Poof

Michaela Cottrell
plays Even Piell

Dipika O'Neill Joti
plays Depa Billaba

Phil Eason
plays Yaddle

Mark Coulier
plays Aks Moe

Mark Coulier as Aks Moe

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Lindsay Duncan
plays TC-14 (voice)

Lindsay Duncan as TC-14 (voice)

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Peter Serafinowicz
plays Darth Maul / Battle Droid Commander / Gungan Scout (voice)

Peter Serafinowicz as Darth Maul / Battle Droid Commander / Gungan Scout (voice)

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James Taylor
plays Rune Haako (voice)

Chris Sanders
plays Daultay Dofine (voice)

Toby Longworth
plays Senator Lott Dodd / Gragra (voice)

Marc Silk
plays Aks Moe (voice)

Danny Wagner
plays Mawhonic

Amanda Lucas
plays Tey How / Diva Funquita (voice) (as Tyger)

Katie Lucas
plays Amee

Katie Lucas as Amee

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Richard Armitage
plays Tonra

Richard Armitage as Tonra

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Sacha Alexander
plays Graf Zapalo - Advisor to Queen Amidala (uncredited)

Simon Allen
plays Flag Bearer (uncredited)

Paul Bannon
plays Pod Racer Mechanic (uncredited)

Don Bies
plays Pod Race Mechanic (uncredited)

Trisha Biggar
plays Orn Free Taa's Aide (uncredited)

Michonne Bourriague
plays Aurra Sing (uncredited)

Douglas Bunn
plays Naboo Guard (uncredited)

Ben Burtt
plays Naboo Courier (uncredited)

Ben Burtt as Naboo Courier (uncredited)

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Doug Chiang
plays Flag Bearer (uncredited)

Doug Chiang as Flag Bearer (uncredited)

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Rob Coleman
plays Pod Race Spectator in Jabba's Private Box (uncredited)

Rob Coleman as Pod Race Spectator in Jabba's Private Box (uncredited)

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Roman Coppola
plays Senate Guard (uncredited)

Roman Coppola as Senate Guard (uncredited)

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Sean Cronin
plays Coruscant Senate Guard (uncredited)

Zsuzsanna Cseh
plays Pod Race Spectator (uncredited)

Matt Daniel-Baker
plays Naboo Foot Soldier (uncredited)

Russell Darling
plays Naboo Royal Security Guard (uncredited)

Philip Delancy
plays Naboo Starship Pilot (uncredited)

Sebastian Dewing
plays Senate Guard (uncredited)

Andrew Doucette
plays Pod Race Spectator (uncredited)

C. Michael Easton
plays Pod Race Spectator (uncredited)

Andrew Elias
plays Naboo Royal Guard (uncredited)

Catherine Ernster
plays Naboo Civilian (uncredited)

Salo Gardner
plays (uncredited)

Andrew Gersh
plays Pod Race Spectator (uncredited)

Patrice Girod
plays Naboo Citizen (uncredited)

Ned Gorman
plays Naboo Citizen (uncredited)

Joss Gower
plays Naboo Fighter Pilot (uncredited)

Raymond Griffiths
plays GONK Droid (uncredited)

Nathan Hamill
plays Pod Race Spectator / Naboo Palace Guard (uncredited)

Tim Harrington
plays Naboo Security Guard (uncredited)

Sally Hawkins
plays Bystander (uncredited)

Jack Hayes
plays Pod Race Spectator in Jabba's Private Box (uncredited)

Nifa Hindes
plays Ann Gella (uncredited)

Nishan Hindes
plays Tann Gella (uncredited)

Frank Huseyin
plays Jenn Smeel (uncredited)

Alexi Kaye Campbell
plays Naboo Guard (uncredited)

David Knight
plays Aqualish Alian (uncredited)

John Knoll
plays Lt. Rya Kirsch - Bravo 4 / Flag Bearer (uncredited)

John Knoll as Lt. Rya Kirsch - Bravo 4 / Flag Bearer (uncredited)

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Kamay Lau
plays Sei Taria - Senators Aide (uncredited)

Andrew Lawden
plays Naboo Foot Soldier (uncredited)

John M. Levin
plays Naboo Fighter Pilot / Naboo Citizen / Senator (uncredited)

Dan Madsen
plays Kaadu Handler (uncredited)

Iain McCaig
plays Orn Free Taa's Aide (uncredited)

Rick McCallum
plays Naboo Courier (uncredited)

Rick McCallum as Naboo Courier (uncredited)

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João Costa Menezes
plays Naboo Fighter Pilot (uncredited)

Taylor Murphy
plays Battle Droid (uncredited)

Lorne Peterson
plays Mos Espa Citizen (uncredited)

Andrew Raven
plays Naboo Soldier (uncredited)

Robby the Robot
plays Robot In Wald's Parts (uncredited)

Steve Sansweet
plays Naboo Courier (uncredited)

Mike Savva
plays Naboo Royal Guard (uncredited)

Chris Scarabosio
plays Neumodian Senator (voice) (uncredited)

Chris Scarabosio as Neumodian Senator (voice) (uncredited)

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Jeff Shay
plays Pod race spectator (uncredited)

Christian Simpson
plays Lt. Gavyn Sykes - Bravo 6 (uncredited)

Paul Martin Smith
plays Naboo Courier (uncredited)

Scott Squires
plays Naboo Speeder Driver (uncredited)

Tom Sylla
plays Battle Droid (voice) (uncredited)

Bill Tlusty
plays Chokk, Jabba's Bodyguard (uncredited)

Matthew Wood
plays Bib Fortuna / Ody Mandrell (voice) (uncredited)

Matthew Wood as Bib Fortuna / Ody Mandrell (voice) (uncredited)

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Jeff Olson
plays Pod Race Spectator in Jabba's Private Box (uncredited)

Michael Dondero
plays Battle Droid / Protocol Droid (voice) (uncredited)

Scott Schumann
plays Jabba the Hutt (voice) (uncredited)

Larry Ward
plays Jabba the Hunt (voice) (uncredited)

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