'Star Wars': Through The Years With The Cast
Carrie Fisher played the role of "Princess Leia Organa" in Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983), as well as reprising her role, this time as "General Organa" in The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017).
Mark Hamill played the role of "Luke Skywalker" in the Star Wars episodes IV to VI. After The Return of the Jedi (1983), he starred in Corvette Summer (1978) and The Big Red One (1980), among other television series and films.
Ever since A New Hope in 1977, Harrison Ford has played the role of "Han Solo". He last apppeared in The Force Awakens in 2015.
Jake Lloyd became world famous in 1999 with his portrayal of "Anakin Skywalker" in The Phantom Menace, which is episode I of the Star Wars saga and therefore constitutes a prequel to the episodes IV to VI, which came out in the 70's and 80's.
Lloyd retired from acting after he'd done some more voice acting for the video games that followed up on The Phantom Menace. After high school, he started attending Columbia College in Chicago and studied film and psychology - he dropped out after the first semester...
For the prequel trilogy of the Star Wars franchise, Ewan McGregor took on the role of "Obi-Wan Kenobi" formerly played by Sir Alex Guiness. He ends up teaching the young Jedi "Anakin" everything he knows but is eventually betrayed by his pupil...
Hayden Christensen played "Anakin Skywalker" in Attack of the Clones (2002) and Revenge of the Sith (2005), the second and the third episodes of the Star Wars prequel trilogy.