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"...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[src]

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.[7][8] 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,[9][10] as well as playing the actions of the female BD-3000 luxury droid.[1] In Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens Simpson voiced numerous aliens and stormtroopers,[11][12] as well as co-producing Nien Nunb's dialogue with Matthew Wood.[13][14] 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.[1][15][16] 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.[17]

In 2014, Simpson became a contributor for StarWars.com.[18] Simpson is also the host of a popular retrogaming YouTube channel[19], and a writer of award-winning stories and screenplays.[20] His time travel novel The Chrononaut is being developed as a TV series with Superman Returns Executive Producer Gil Adler attached.[20] He has appeared as a guest at a number of autograph signing conventions for entertainment fans in Japan, Germany,[21] Canada, Great Britain,[22] and most recently at San Diego Comic Con in the USA.[23]

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