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Obi-Wan Kenobi


Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the most beloved characters in the Star Wars universe. He first appeared in the original Star Wars film back in 1977, played by actor Alec Guinness. Obi-Wan is a Jedi Knight who serves as a mentor to Luke Skywalker and a father figure to many other characters throughout the franchise.

Obi-Wan's story begins with his apprenticeship to Qui-Gon Jinn, who he served alongside in the Jedi Order. Together, the two of them were responsible for training Anakin Skywalker. When Qui-Gon was killed, Obi-Wan took Anakin under his wing and finished his training. However, as we know from the prequel trilogy, Anakin eventually turned to the dark side and became Darth Vader - a devastating blow to Obi-Wan.

Obi-Wan's character arc reaches its climax in the original Star Wars film. He sacrifices himself to save Luke from Darth Vader, disappearing into The Force but leaving behind a powerful legacy.

Despite his physical absence, Obi-Wan has continued to be a vital part of the Star Wars story. He has appeared in numerous books, comics, and games, as well as in the prequel and sequel trilogies. In fact, Disney++ is currently developing a live-action series focused on Obi-Wan, with Ewan McGregor set to reprise the role.

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