Day 259 – Beru Whitesun Lars

Beru Whitesun Lars

Beru Whitesun Lars, along with her husband Owen, were moisture farmers who raised Luke Skywalker on the desert planet Tatooine. Shelagh Fraser was the first actress to play Beru in A New Hope. Bonnie Maree Piesse played Beru in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

The short story “Beru Whitesun Lars” by Meg Cabot in From a Certain Point of View was told from the perspective of Beru. If you thought there wasn’t more to know about Beru this story proves you wrong. (The link above is an affiliate link so if you buy From a Certain Point of View using that link you’ll not only get a great book, but you’ll also help keep this site going.)

The character of Beru also appeared in a few issues of the Star Wars main comic showing off an irritated younger Luke and a frustrated Owen. What Mom can’t relate to this image honestly?

Beru in Star Wars Issue #15.

Check out the entire list of women in 365 Days of Star Wars Women in theĀ 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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