Day 202 – Jira

Jira in The Phantom Menace (left) and in The Phantom Menace comic adaptation (right).

Jira ran a fruit stand in Mos Espa and was friendly with a young Anakin Skywalker in The Phantom Menace. Jira appeared in The Phantom Menace and many young reader books that were based off that film including Episode I Adventures 6: The Hunt for Anakin Skywalker and Catch That Pit Droid!

Actress Margaret Towner played Jira in The Phantom Menace.

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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