239: Original Jawa Tim Donaldson


Tim Donaldson is the youngest actor in Star Wars: A New Hope – at 5 years old he played a Jawa! Hear his story right here on Skywalking Through Neverland.

Tim Donaldson is the youngest actor in Star Wars: A New Hope – at 5 years old he played a Jawa! He was in the right place, right time – elementary school in Death Valley, CA in 1977 – when George Lucas needed pick-up shots for the Tatooine scenes. It’s a fascinating story! 

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