- "We count thirty Rebel ships, Lord Vader, but they're so small they're evading our turbolasers."
- ―Lieutenant Tanbris reports to Darth Vader during the Battle of Yavin
Tanbris was a male human who served the Galactic Empire during the Galactic Civil War against the Alliance to Restore the Republic. During the war he took part in the Battle of Yavin, where he was stationed on the Death Star battlestation. During the battle, he reported to the Sith Lord Darth Vader that the Rebel's starfighters were evading the Death Star's turbolasers, causing Vader to order the launch of the Empire's starfighters. The battle ended with the Alliance destroying the Death Star.
Behind the scenesEdit
Tanbris first appeared in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, the first movie of the Star Wars original trilogy. Although he was not credited, stuntman Andy Bradford played the character according to the fan website Dahoov's Autograph Collecting.