Day 293 – Yarna d’al’ Gargan

Yarna d'al' Gargan

Yarna d’al’ Gargan was a dancer in Jabba’s Palace in Return of the Jedi. She was played by actress Claire Davenport where she is credited as appearing as “Fat Dancer.” Yarna also appears in the graphic novel adaptation of Return of the Jedi and a handful of Legends materials.

The short story “Skin Deep: The Fat Dancer’s Tale” by A.C. Crispin from Tales from Jabba’s Palace told a Legends backstory for Yarna.

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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