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Know the Cast: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Disney+ Miniseries

The Obi-Wan Kenobi cast features Ewan McGregor, Rupert Friend and Moses Ingram. This info article contains minor spoilers for the 2022 Disney+ miniseries. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Obi-Wan Kenobi takes place 10 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. The title character lives at Tatooine, where he learns the truth about his former apprentice, Anakin Skywalker. As Obi-Wan looks after young Luke Skywalker and young Leia Organa, he must polish up his skills as a Jedi Master. Here’s every main performer and character in Obi-Wan Kenobi.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast: Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast on Disney+ - Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi

Character Profile: A Jedi Master who lives at Tatooine as “Ben.” He looks after Luke Skywalker and ends up protecting the boy’s twin sister, Leia Organa. Obi-Wan is forced to address traumatic experiences upon learning that Anakin Skywalker is alive as the Sith Lord Darth Vader.

McGregor’s Resume: Renton in Trainspotting (1996), Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars Franchise (1999-), Christian in Moulin Rouge! (2001), Dan Torrance in Doctor Sleep (2019), Halston in Halston (2021)

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast: Rupert Friend as the Grand Inquisitor

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast on Disney+ - Rupert Friend as the Grand Inquisitor

Character Profile: A Galactic Empire inquisitor. He believes in patience when hunting down Obi-Wan. The Grand Inquisitor clashes with a female colleague who seeks more power.

Friend’s Resume: Mr. Wickham in Pride & Prejudice (2005), Peter Quinn in Homeland (2012-17), Agent 47 in Hitman: Agent 47 (2015), Vasily in The Death of Stalin (2017), James Whitehouse in Anatomy of a Scandal (2022)

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast: Moses Ingram as Reva Sevander

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast on Disney+ - Moses Ingram as Reva Sevander

Character Profile:  An Inquisitor who tracks down Obi-Wan. She tries to prove her worth to the Grand Inquisitor. Reva is known as The Third Sister and strategizes against everyone in her pursuit of power.

Ingram’s Resume: Jolene in The Queen’s Gambit (2020), Audre Robinson in The Same Storm (2021), Lady Macduff in The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021), Amy Sharp in Ambulance (2022)

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast: Simone Kessell as Breha Organa

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast on Disney+ - Simone Kessell as Breha Organa

Character Profile: The Queen of Alderaan. She looks after young Leia. Breha teacher her adoptive daughter about how to behave in public.

Kessell’s Resume: Lt. Alicia Washington in Terra Nova (2011), Kim Swann in San Andreas (2015), Hayley in Outlaws (2017), Rebecca in The Crossing (2018), Paige Serrato in Reckoning (2019-20)

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast: Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast on Disney+ - Joel Edgerton as Owen Lars

Character Profile: Anakin Skywalker’s step-brother. He works as a farmer and wants Luke to stay on the family property. Owen helps Obi-Wan fend off The Third Sister.

Edgerton’s Resume: Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby (2013), Gordo in The Gift (2015), Richard in Loving (2016), Victor Sykes in Boy Erased (2018), Ridgeway in The Underground Railroad (2021)

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast: Jimmy Smits as Bail Organa

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast on Disney+ - Jimmy Smits as Bail Organa

Character Profile: The Senator of Alderaan. He raised Leia and prepares her for the Junior Senate.

Smits’ Resume: Victor Sifuentes in L.A. Law (1986-1992), Bobby Simone in NYPD Blue (1994-2004), Senator Bail Organa in the Star Wars Franchise (2002-), Nero Padilla in Sons of Anarchy (2012-14), Kevin Rosario in In the Heights (2021)

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast: Kumail Nanjiani as Haja Estree

Obi-Wan Kenobi Cast on Disney+ - Kumail Nanjiani as Haja Estree

Character Profile: A Daiyu con artist. He pretends to be a Jedi Master. Haja offers help to Obi-Wan but seems to have ulterior motives.

Nanjiani’s Resume: Dinesh Chugtai in Silicon Valley (2014-19), Kumail in The Big Sick (2017), Stu in Stuber (2019), Jesus Christ in Bless the Harts (2019-), Kingo in Eternals (2021)

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The Obi-Wan Kenobi cast also includes Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Zach Braff (Scrubs, Garden State), Sung Kang (The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Lisey’s Story), Benny Safdie (Good TimeLicorice Pizza), Vivien Lyra Blair (Waco, Bird Box) and James Earl Jones (Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, The Lion King).

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.