Cast and Crew of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

In the epic conclusion to the Skywalker saga, "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," we are reintroduced to the dynamic trio of Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron, as they lead the remaining members of the Resistance in a battle against the tyrannical First Order. The film delves deep into the lore and history of the Star Wars universe, drawing upon the power and knowledge accumulated over several generations. This final installment of the beloved Star Wars series is filled with moments that will both exhilarate and emotionally move viewers, as the heroes grapple with their destinies and the destinies of their respective lineages.

The film boasts an impressive cast of characters, both returning and new. Carrie Fisher, who passed away in 2016, reprises her role as the beloved General Leia Organa, the wise and steadfast leader of the Resistance. Mark Hamill also returns as Luke Skywalker, his character's journey coming full circle from humble beginnings to the embodiment of hope and guidance for a galaxy in peril. These iconic characters are joined by a host of other familiar faces, including the likes of Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, and R2-D2, as well as new additions, such as the enigmatic Zorii Bliss and the endearing Babu Frik.

As the title suggests, "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" leads the characters to the climactic showdown between the forces of light and darkness, as Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron confront the ever-present threat of the First Order and its cunning mastermind, Kylo Ren. Amidst the clash of lightsabers and the roar of starship engines, questions about identity, belonging, and the true nature of the Force are explored, culminating in a breathtaking, emotionally charged finale that will leave audiences in awe of the Skywalker saga's enduring legacy.

Full Cast of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Carrie Fisher
plays General Leia Organa

Carrie Fisher as General Leia Organa
Carrie Fisher's posthumous performance as General Leia Organa in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' is a poignant and fitting tribute to the beloved actress. Using previously unreleased footage from 'The Force Awakens', the filmmakers were able to weave her character seamlessly into the narrative, creating a heartfelt farewell for fans. Fisher's Leia is as commanding and compassionate as ever, her steely determination and unwavering belief in the Resistance serving as a beacon of hope in the face of the First Order's tyranny. Her scenes are a reminder of the powerful legacy she left behind, both on and off the screen. See Carrie Fisher's other roles

Mark Hamill
plays Luke Skywalker

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker
In 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker', Mark Hamill delivers a poignant and emotional performance as Luke Skywalker, the iconic Jedi Knight. Despite his limited screen time, Hamill's portrayal is a powerful reminder of the character's enduring legacy. His interactions with Rey (Daisy Ridley) are particularly noteworthy, as he provides guidance and wisdom to the young Jedi, further cementing his status as a mentor and hero. Hamill's ability to convey Luke's internal struggles and ultimate redemption adds depth and complexity to the character, making his performance a standout in the film. See Mark Hamill's other roles

Daisy Ridley
plays Rey

Daisy Ridley as Rey
Daisy Ridley delivers a captivating performance as Rey in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'. Her portrayal of the strong-willed and determined scavenger-turned-Jedi is both powerful and nuanced. Ridley expertly conveys Rey's internal struggles and growth, making her an engaging and relatable protagonist. Her on-screen presence is commanding, and she effortlessly handles the film's intense action sequences and emotional scenes. Overall, Ridley's performance in 'The Rise of Skywalker' solidifies her as a standout talent in the Star Wars franchise. See Daisy Ridley's other roles

Adam Driver
plays Kylo Ren / Ben Solo

Adam Driver as Kylo Ren / Ben Solo
Adam Driver delivers a captivating performance as Kylo Ren / Ben Solo in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'. His portrayal of the conflicted character is both intense and nuanced, as he struggles between the dark and light sides of the Force. Driver's raw emotion and powerful presence bring depth to the character, making viewers empathize with Kylo Ren's internal turmoil. His performance is a standout in the film, contributing to the overall richness of the Star Wars saga. See Adam Driver's other roles

John Boyega
plays Finn

John Boyega as Finn
John Boyega's performance as Finn in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' is a standout, showcasing his growth as an actor and his character's development within the Star Wars universe. Boyega brings a compelling blend of humor, vulnerability, and heroism to Finn, making him a relatable and endearing character. His chemistry with his co-stars, particularly Daisy Ridley's Rey, is palpable and adds depth to their friendship. Boyega's portrayal of Finn's internal struggles and his unwavering loyalty to the Resistance further solidifies his character's importance in the Skywalker saga. See John Boyega's other roles

Oscar Isaac
plays Poe Dameron

Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
In 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker', Oscar Isaac delivers a captivating performance as the charismatic and daring Poe Dameron. As the Resistance's top pilot, Isaac portrays Poe with a perfect blend of confidence, bravery, and vulnerability. His character's growth throughout the film is evident, as he grapples with the weight of leadership and the loss of friends. Isaac's chemistry with his co-stars, particularly John Boyega and Daisy Ridley, adds depth to their relationships, making Poe's journey all the more engaging. Overall, Isaac's portrayal of Poe Dameron is a standout performance that leaves a lasting impression on the audience. See Oscar Isaac's other roles

Anthony Daniels
plays C-3PO

Anthony Daniels as C-3PO

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Naomi Ackie
plays Jannah

Naomi Ackie as Jannah

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Domhnall Gleeson
plays General Hux

Domhnall Gleeson as General Hux

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Richard E. Grant
plays Allegiant General Pryde

Richard E. Grant as Allegiant General Pryde

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Lupita Nyong'o
plays Maz Kanata

Lupita Nyong'o as Maz Kanata

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Keri Russell
plays Zorii Bliss

Keri Russell as Zorii Bliss

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Joonas Suotamo
plays Chewbacca

Kelly Marie Tran
plays Rose Tico

Ian McDiarmid
plays Emperor Palpatine

Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine

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Billy Dee Williams
plays Lando Calrissian

Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian

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Greg Grunberg
plays Snap Wexley

Greg Grunberg as Snap Wexley

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Shirley Henderson
plays Babu Frik (voice)

Shirley Henderson as Babu Frik (voice)

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Billie Lourd
plays Lieutenant Connix

Dominic Monaghan
plays Beaumont Kin

Dominic Monaghan as Beaumont Kin

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Hassan Taj
plays R2-D2 performed by

Lee Towersey
plays R2-D2 performed by

Brian Herring
plays BB-8 performed by

Dave Chapman
plays BB-8 performed by

Dave Chapman as BB-8 performed by

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Richard Guiver
plays D-O Performed By

Lynn Robertson Bruce
plays D-O Performed By / Sith Alchemist

J.J. Abrams
plays D-O (voice)

J.J. Abrams as D-O (voice)

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Claire Roi Harvey
plays Maz Kanata Performed by

Richard Coombs
plays Maz Kanata Performed by

Matt Denton
plays Maz Kanata Performed by

Nick Kellington
plays Klaud

Mandeep Dhillon
plays Lieutenant Garan

Mandeep Dhillon as Lieutenant Garan

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Alison Rose
plays Lieutenant Draper

Amanda Lawrence
plays Commander D'Acy

Tanya Moodie
plays General Parnadee

Tanya Moodie as General Parnadee

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Simon Paisley Day
plays General Quinn

Simon Paisley Day as General Quinn

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Geff Francis
plays Admiral Griss

Amanda Hale
plays Officer Kandia

Amir El-Masry
plays Commander Trach

Amir El-Masry as Commander Trach

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Aidan Cook
plays Boolie

Martin Wilde
plays Knight of Ren

Anton Simpson-Tidy
plays Knight of Ren

Lukaz Leong
plays Knight of Ren

Tom Rodgers
plays Knight of Ren

Joe Kennard
plays Knight of Ren

Ashley Beck
plays Knight of Ren

Bryony Miller
plays First Order Officer

Cyril Nri
plays First Order Officer

Cyril Nri as First Order Officer

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Angela Christian
plays First Order Officer

Indra Ové
plays First Order Officer

Richard Bremmer
plays First Order Officer

Richard Bremmer as First Order Officer

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Richard Durden
plays First Order Officer

Andrew Havill
plays First Order Officer

Andrew Havill as First Order Officer

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Nasser Memarzia
plays First Order Officer

Patrick Kennedy
plays First Order Officer

Patrick Kennedy as First Order Officer

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Aaron Neil
plays Resistance Officer

Joe Hewetson
plays Resistance Officer

Raghad Chaar
plays Resistance Officer

Mimî M. Khayisa
plays Resistance Officer

Mimî M. Khayisa as Resistance Officer

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Tom Wilton
plays Colonel Aftab Ackbar

Chris Terrio
plays Colonel Aftab Ackbar (voice)

Chris Terrio as Colonel Aftab Ackbar (voice)

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Kiran Shah
plays Nambi Ghima

Kiran Shah as Nambi Ghima

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Debra Wilson
plays Nambi Ghima (voice)

Debra Wilson as Nambi Ghima (voice)

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Josef Altin
plays Pilot Vanik

Vinette Robinson
plays Pilot Tyce

Vinette Robinson as Pilot Tyce

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Mike Quinn
plays Nien Nunb

Bill Kipsang Rotich
plays Nien Nunb (voice)

Ann Firbank
plays Tatooine Elder

Ann Firbank as Tatooine Elder

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Diana Kent
plays General Engell

Warwick Davis
plays Wicket W. Warrick

Warwick Davis as Wicket W. Warrick

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Harrison Davis
plays Pommet Warwick

Elliot Hawkes
plays Spice Runner

Philicia Saunders
plays Tabala Zo

John Williams
plays Oma Tres

John Williams as Oma Tres

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Nigel Godrich
plays FN-2802

Dhani Harrison
plays FN-0878

J.D. Dillard
plays FN-1226

Dave Hearn
plays FN-0606

Rochenda Sandall
plays Sith Fleet Officer

Rochenda Sandall as Sith Fleet Officer

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Jacob Fortune-Lloyd
plays Sith Fleet Officer

Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as Sith Fleet Officer

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Andreea Diac
plays Lander Pilot

Liam Cook
plays Ochi of Bestoon

Denis Lawson
plays Wedge Antilles

Denis Lawson as Wedge Antilles

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Carolyn Hennesy
plays Demine Lithe

Carolyn Hennesy as Demine Lithe

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Paul Kasey
plays Cai Threnalli

Paul Kasey as Cai Threnalli

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Matthew Wood
plays Cai Threnalli (voice)

Matthew Wood as Cai Threnalli (voice)

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James Earl Jones
plays Darth Vader (voice)

James Earl Jones as Darth Vader (voice)

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Andy Serkis
plays Snoke (voice)

Andy Serkis as Snoke (voice)

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Josefine Irrera Jackson
plays Young Rey

Cailey Fleming
plays Young Rey

Cailey Fleming as Young Rey

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Jodie Comer
plays Rey's Mother

Billy Howle
plays Rey's Father

Hayden Christensen
plays Anakin Skywalker (voice)

Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker (voice)

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Olivia d'Abo
plays Luminara Unduli (voice)

Olivia d'Abo as Luminara Unduli (voice)

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Ashley Eckstein
plays Ahsoka Tano (voice)

Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano (voice)

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Jennifer Hale
plays Aayla Secura (voice)

Jennifer Hale as Aayla Secura (voice)

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Samuel L. Jackson
plays Mace Windu (voice)

Samuel L. Jackson as Mace Windu (voice)

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Ewan McGregor
plays Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice)

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice)

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Alec Guinness
plays Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive voice)

Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive voice)

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Frank Oz
plays Yoda (voice)

Angelique Perrin
plays Adi Gallia (voice)

Freddie Prinze Jr.
plays Kanan Jarrus (voice)

Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan Jarrus (voice)

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Liam Neeson
plays Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)

Liam Neeson as Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)

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Harrison Ford
plays Han Solo (uncredited)

Harrison Ford as Han Solo (uncredited)

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Lin-Manuel Miranda
plays Soldier (uncredited)

Lin-Manuel Miranda as Soldier (uncredited)

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Ed Sheeran
plays Stormtrooper (uncredited)

Ed Sheeran as Stormtrooper (uncredited)

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Gerald W. Abrams
plays Captain Cypress (uncredited)

Jeff Garlin
plays Junn Gobint (uncredited)

Jeff Garlin as Junn Gobint (uncredited)

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Karl Urban
plays Stormtrooper (uncredited)

Karl Urban as Stormtrooper (uncredited)

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Kevin Smith
plays Inhabitant of Kijimi (uncredited)

Kevin Smith as Inhabitant of Kijimi (uncredited)

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Dee Bradley Baker
plays Additional Voices (voice)

Dee Bradley Baker as Additional Voices (voice)

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