Tusken Raider actor Alan Fernandes signed Star Wars photo
Authentic Tusken Raider actor Alan Fernandes signed Star Wars 8×10 ” photo. Autograph obtained August 2020.
Alan Fernandes autographs is an elephant trainer who, along with Bob Spiker, portrayed a Tusken Raider in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope according to fan site Planet Dagobah and assisted the elephant Mardji, who portrayed for a bantha.
Authentic Tuskan Raider signed photo
The Tusken Raiders depicted as xenophobic. Known to be highly aggressive in their interactions with other species. Though they are capable of compromise and cooperation with outsiders. Dress in heavy cloth robes, and cover their heads with strips of cloth to secure a breath mask and eye protection. They learned to train the Banthas native to Tatooine as mounts. Furthermore, a marauding group of Tuskens will ride them single file, to hide their numbers.
Genuine Autograph of Alan Fernandes Star Wars
Additionally, Tusken Raiders first appear in Star Wars (1977). Early on in the film, a party of them attack Luke Skywalker in the Jundland Wastes and knock him unconscious. However, just as they are going through Luke’s landspeeder. Obi-Wan Kenobi frightens them off by imitating a Krayt dragon’s mating call and rescues Luke.
Tusken Raiders briefly appear in Episode I: The Phantom Menace, taking shots at the Boonta Eve Classic podracer pilots. Then again in Episode II: Attack of the Clones, set 22 years before Star Wars; in this film, they kidnap Anakin Skywalker‘s mother. Shmi Skywalker, and torture her for a month. Anakin eventually finds her, but she is mortally injured and dies in his arms. Furthermore, Seized by a violent rage, Anakin slaughters the entire tribe out of revenge, including the women and children.
This, referenced by Chancellor Palpatine in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith to justify Anakin’s reasoning for killing Count Dooku, and after he says it. Besides, a faint sound of the Tusken Raider’s braying calls is heard in Anakin’s mind as he ponders. In Star Wars Rebels Season 3, Episode 20, a group of Tuskens attack Ezra and Chopper when they land on Tatooine to look for Kenobi, successfully destroying their ship. However, Ezra and Chopper escape and the Tuskens killed by Darth Maul.