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Han Solo
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Han Solo

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Han Solo
Gender Male
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Species Human
Year of Birth 29 BBY
Affiliation Rebel Alliance, New Republic

Han Solo, a character in the fictional Star Wars universe, is played by actor Harrison Ford in the Star Wars movie series.

Solo, a human from Corellia, is a smuggler who flies the Millennium Falcon with the assistance of his Wookiee co-pilot Chewbacca. Solo was once a promising young officer in the Imperial Navy but lost his commission when he first met Chewbacca, then a slave, and helped him escape. He won the Millennium Falcon from fellow scoundrel Lando Calrissian, in a game of sabacc.

Though intent on repaying a large and mounting debt to Tatooine crime boss and former employer Jabba the Hutt (and having shot and killed Jabba's employee, Greedo), Solo is dragged into the rebellion against the Empire after being hired to shuttle Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi to Alderaan.

Solo plays a major role in the Star Wars saga, moving from a reluctant participant to a central figure over the course of the first three movies. He eventually receives a commission and becomes a General and leads the commando raid on the shield generator facility on the forest moon of Endor.

In the novels that take place after Return of the Jedi, Solo resigns his commission about four years after the Battle of Endor in order to pursue Princess Leia. They marry and have three children together: twins Jaina Solo and Jacen Solo, and Anakin Solo, named after his grandfather Anakin Skywalker.