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Kit Hillier
Kit Hillier
Biographical information
Nationality

English

Career
Occupation

Actor

Star Wars work

Episode V

"…Harrison Ford got rid of me…in a very direct way. He said, 'Get rid of this guy. He's useless.' Or words to that effect."
―Kit Hillier[src]

Kit Hillier is a British actor who appeared as a Rebel soldier Echo Base extra in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Hillier was originally slated to play Han Solo's tauntaun handler, but actor Harrison Ford, who played Solo, removed Hillier from the role during filming rehearsal after Hillier proved inept at holding onto the mechanical tauntaun's reins. Hillier was then replaced by actor Richard Bonehill.[1][2]

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Richard Bonehill. Convention-Guests. convention-guests.com. Archived from the original on April 11, 2010. Retrieved on April 26, 2012. See also image.
  2. "ConGuests" (2010-07-18). Kit Hillier TaunTaun Hoth Rebel ESB - YouTube (Video). Convention-Guests. convention-guests.com via YouTube. Retrieved on April 26, 2012.

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