Jawas were a sentient species of meter-tall humanoids native to the Outer Rim desert world of Tatooine.
What Jawas hid underneath their heavy robes was subject to much speculation from the colonists who settled on Tatooine, with rumors claiming they were giant rodents or devolved humans. Although Jawas were typically small, measuring only one meter, some of them were significantly taller than that. One of those abnormally gangly Jawas was almost as tall as a 3PO unit, a model of protocol droid measuring 1.71 meters.
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I recently managed to interview actor Laurie Goode about his time playing Hrchek Kal Fas (Saurin) in A New Hope’s Mos Eisley cantina scene.
Hrchek Kal Fas was a male Saurin from Durkteel. He was a droid trader and the cousin of Sai’torr Kal Fas and wisely kept his bodyguard with him at all times. He was a patron in Chalmun’s Spaceport Cantina when Obi-Wan Kenobi took Luke Skywalker there. He saw C-3PO in the cantina and tried to follow him, but lost him in the busy streets of Mos Eisley.
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I recently managed to interview actress Pam Rose about her time in Star Wars. Pam played Leesub Sirln, a female who was present in Chalmun’s Cantina shortly before the Battle of Yavin in ‘A New Hope’.
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A red astromech droid, R5-D4 who was nearly sold to Owen Lars by the Jawa’s, alongside protocol droid C-3PO. R5’s motivator blew as he rolled away from the Sandcrawler, forcing the Jawas to take him back in exchange for R2-D2.
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2-1B was a 2-1B surgical droid that was a member of the Alliance to Restore the Republic. Along with FX-7, 2-1B was stationed at Echo Base on Hoth. The droid treated Luke Skywalker with bacta after he had been attacked by a Wampa during ‘Empire Strikes Back’. 2-1B also treated Skywalker after his hand was amputated in a duel with Darth Vader on Bespin.
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One of the most popular Star Wars characters in the franchise is bounty hunter Boba Fett. He has one of the best costumes, he’s an unaltered clone and he captured the notorious Han Solo. In addition to this, although we see him fall towards what looked like his doom with regards to the Sarlacc, he lived to tell the tale.
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Tim Rose was introduced to the Star Wars universe during Return of the Jedi, where he played the Character Admiral Ackbar who he also played in the Force Awakens and will also be featured in the Last Jedi this December. Rose has also puppeteered the characters of Salacious Crumb and Sy Snootles in Episode VI. Tim has been involved with other Lucasfilm productions during his time as a puppeteer and actor in movies such as the Dark Crystal and Howard the Duck.
I was extremely lucky to catch Tim between shooting different projects and got to ask him a few things about his time in Star Wars.
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