Day 276 – Katy Kartwheel

Katy Kartwheel is a circus performer who portrayed creatures and droids in Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Last Jedi, and The Force Awakens.

In Solo: A Star Wars Story Kartwheel played the four-armed Ardennian Rio Durant. In The Last Jedi Kartwheel played one of the caretakers on Ahch-To. And in The Force Awakens Kartwheel played droid HURID-327.

The Cloud Riders interviewed Katy earlier this year about her experience working on Solo and you can read that interview here.

This is a bit old, but here’s a circus showreel where you can some of Katy’s previous work.

Check out the entire list of women in 365 Days of Star Wars Women in the Women in Star Wars Index. It includes highlights from each post plus notes which posts include new 365 interviews with actresses, writers, artists, and more.

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