Day 202 – Jira

Jira

Jira in The Phantom Menace (left) and in The Phantom Menace comic adaptation (right).

Jira ran a fruit stand in Mos Espa and was friendly with a young Anakin Skywalker in The Phantom Menace. Jira appeared in The Phantom Menace and many young reader books that were based off that film including Episode I Adventures 6: The Hunt for Anakin Skywalker and Catch That Pit Droid!

Actress Margaret Towner played Jira in The Phantom Menace.

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