How Star Wars actors changed during all these years- then and now pictures

I believe almost all of us know the “Star Wars” movie. It was one of the well-known movies in American film history.  In case, If you never knew about Star Wars, here is the very short description about it.

“Star Wars” Summary

The first “Star Wars” series starts with the episode IV, called “New Hope”. It was released on May 25, 1977. The movie is about epic space adventures, which took place “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away”. Star Wars were created by George Lucas. One can see aliens, robotic droids and other dwellers of a fictional galaxy in the movie. It also includes fantastic happenings, such as controlling the force, space travel and fightings using alien weapons.

Several years have passed since the first release of the movie. Now, let’s see how “Star Wars” actors have changed during all these years. I have gathered some then and now photos of actors. Watch and enjoy them.

Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill)

Luke Skywalker was a Tatooine farmboy and he fought against the evil empire along with Han Solo and Princess Leia.

Luke Skywalker then and now


Darth Vader (David Prowse)

Once he was a heroic knight. But, after he was influenced by the dark force, he served for the evil empire. He fought against the Rebel Alliance.

darth vader then and now

R2 D2 (Kenny Baker)

R2D2 is a helper droid who fixes up the starship and assists the fighter pilot. He saves his masters from many perils. He is one of the likable characters in the movie.

R2D2 then and now


C-3P0 (Anthony Daniels)

Droid built and programmed by Jedi Anakin Skywalker. He is also the friend of R2D2. He got involved in the galaxy’s major battles and he knows more than seven million communication forms.

C-3PO then and now


Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher)

Princess Leia is one of the great leaders of the Rebel Alliance and she fought against the dark forces of the evil empire. She is a brave and dedicated character. She is the daughter of Anakin Skywalker and sister to Luke Skywalker.

Princess Leia then and now


Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew)

Chewbacca is Han Solo’s assistant and copilot. Han Solo and Chewie fought against the dark side and both travel on the board of Millennium Falcon.

Chewbacca then and now


Han Solo (Harrison Ford)

Han Solo is one of the heroes. He is the captain of the Millennium Falcon. He is also the leader of the Rebel Alliance. Han Solo fought in many battles against the empire with Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. (Star Wars actors then and now)

Han Solo then and now


 Wedge Antilles  (Denise Lawson)

Wedge is the best heroic pilots who show his great skills in the major battles against the dark side.

Wedge Antilles then and now


Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian)

Lando Calrissian is one of the heroic leaders against the Empire. At first he was a smuggler, but later on, he turns out to be one of the heroes.

Lando Calrissian then and now


Darth Maul (Ray Park)

Darth Maul was the student of evil Darth Sidious. He is a skillful fighter using the double-sided lightsaber.

Darth Maul then and now


Qui-Gon Jinn (Liam Neeson)

Student of Living force and he is a Jedi master. His famous quote in the movie: “feel, don’t think — use your instincts”. He is the best warrior trainer. He is the master of a lightsaber.

Qui-Gon Jinn then and now


Young Anakin Skywalker (Jake Lloyd)

Student of Qui-Gon Jinn. He is the heroic young character in the Star Wars.

Young Anakin Skywalker then and now


Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman)

Queen and senator of Naboo. Master of fighting using a blaster. There was a secret and forbidden marriage between her and Anakin Skywalker. She fought bravely for the cause of peace in the galaxy.

Padme Amidala then and now


Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson)

Mace Windu was a Jedi Master. He used a purple-bladed lightsaber. For the future of the galaxy and to maintain the Order, he fought against the dark side of power.

Mace Windu then and now

These are the collected picture of Star Wars actors then and now.

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