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For questions about the character "Obi-Wan Kenobi", one of several primary characters in the Star Wars series. Use this tag for questions about the character, not those that merely mention him. Use this with the [star-wars] tag. For questions about the 2022 Disney+ series use the [obi-wan-kenobi-2022] tag.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of several primary characters in the series. He is portrayed in the original trilogy by Alec Guinness and in the prequel trilogy by Ewan McGregor, and is voiced by James Arnold Taylor in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars film and television series.

The character is loosely inspired by General Makabe Rokurōta, a character from The Hidden Fortress played by Toshirō Mifune, whom series creator George Lucas also considered casting as Obi-Wan.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is first introduced in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977), where he is first seen rescuing from a group of Tusken Raiders. There, Obi-Wan reveals that he knew Luke's father and served with him in the Clone Wars. In Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999), set 32 years before A New Hope, Obi-Wan is first seen as a young Jedi Padawan, in which role he accompanies his master Qui-Gon Jinn in negotiations with the Trade Federation, who are blockading the planet Naboo.

Source: Obi-Wan Kenobi on the English Wikipedia