50 Best 'Star Wars' Characters of All Time

From Mos Eisely aliens to the most dangerous Jedi ever, our updated ranking of the heroes and villains in a galaxy far, far away

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14. Greedo

Poor Greedo. No matter which way the "Han shot first" controversy plays out, the bug-eyed, green-scaled Rodian bounty hunter looks bad. In the original Star Wars, when Jabba's henchman confronts Han over debts owed, he's the classic talking killer, yammering threats long enough for his adversary to quietly unholster his blaster and gun him down. In the 1997 special edition, Greedo shoots first from across a small table and misses to the right by half a foot. Either way, his ineptitude at Mos Eisley helps set a heroic course for a fellow smuggler turned hero of the rebellion. But the controversy over his death has made him immortal. ST

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