29 Celebrities you did not know starred in Star Wars

These celebs had small roles or cameos in George Lucas’ space opera franchise

Keisha Castle-Hughes

29 Celebrities you did not know starred in Star Wars 1

Keisha Castle-Hughes rose to prominence after playing the role of Obara Sand in Game of Thrones. But 10 years before that, the New Zealand actress appeared in 2005’s Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith as Queen Apailana, the successor of Padmé Amidala after the latter became a senator.

Castle-Hughes currently stars as Special Agent Hana Gibson in the CBS crime drama series FBI: Most Wanted. Castle-Hughes is the second youngest person nominated in the Best Actress category of the Academy Awards. She was only 13 years old when she received an Oscar nomination for her role as Paikea “Pai” Apirana in the 2002 drama film Whale Rider.