- "...you stare at a Yoda puppet for 2 hours. I swear he winked at me at one point ... Yoda's line of 'Try not! Do, or do not. There is no try' is what made me determined to get a part on a Star Wars film. How ironic is it that I succeed, and end up staring him in the face?"
- ―Christian Simpson
Christian Simpson (born January 31, 1973) is a British actor, writer, and composer who portrayed starfighter pilot Bravo Six, Lieutenant Gavyn Sykes, in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. Simpson's likeness was reused for Sykes in the MMORPG Star Wars Galaxies and the game Battle For Naboo. Simpson served as Hayden Christensen's stand-in during the filming of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, as well as playing the actions of the female BD-3000 luxury droid. In Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens Simpson voiced numerous aliens and stormtroopers, as well as co-producing Nien Nunb's dialogue with Matthew Wood. Christian Simpson is the voice of Resistance X-Wing pilot C'ai Threnalli, whose appearances include LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Force Awakens. He also voices the member of Saw Gerrera's Rebels reclaiming Jedha Kyber crystals, as well as Death Star Imperials, in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
In 2014, Simpson became a contributor for StarWars.com. Simpson is also a writer of award-winning stories and screenplays. His time travel novel The Chrononaut is being developed as a TV series with Superman Returns Executive Producer Gil Adler attached. He has appeared as a guest at a number of autograph signing conventions for entertainment fans in Japan, Germany, Canada, Great Britain, and most recently at San Diego Comic Con in the USA.