Michael Carter Bib Fortuna signed photo Star Wars 8×10″
Authentic Michael Carter Bib Fortuna signed photo Star Wars 8×10″. Obtained at a private signing session with Carter. Michael added his famous quote “Die Wanna Wanga” in silver marker plus his character name.
Michael Carter (born 29 June 1947) is a Scottish actor of film, stage and television; known for portraying Gerald Bringsley in An American Werewolf in London, Von Thurnburg in The Illusionist and Bib Fortuna in the third instalment of the original Star Wars trilogy, Return of the Jedi.
Bib Fortuna is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. The Twi’lek majordomo and chief aide of the crime lord Jabba the Hutt; Bib is Jabba’s closest associate. Fortuna first appeared in Return of the Jedi (1983), the final entry in the original Star Wars trilogy. He also appeared briefly in the prequel trilogy film The Phantom Menace (1999) and in the second season of television series The Mandalorian (2020); as well as in other Star Wars media, including novels, comic books, video games, and radio dramas.
Furthermore, Fortuna, created by Return of the Jedi co-writers Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas; and designed by Phil Tippett based upon early sketches by concept artists Nilo Rodis-Jamero and Ralph McQuarrie. The character portrayed by Michael Carter in Return of the Jedi; who was cast based upon his stage acting experience; the actor did not know it a Star Wars film until after he accepted the role. Erik Bauersfeld provided the voice of Fortuna in Return of the Jedi; and sound editor Matthew Wood portrayed the character in The Phantom Menace and The Mandalorian.
Additionally, Fortuna has been described as a fan-favourite and one of the most memorable characters from Star Wars; and been included on several lists of the best characters in the franchise. Several toys and merchandise works created for the character; an original action figure prototype sold for £36,000 in a 2019 auction.