Star Wars: Alec Guinness' Granddaughter had Surprise Cameo in The Rise of Skywalker

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There is little doubt that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker had a lot of surprise cameos but here's one that went mostly unnoticed. The final film in the Skywalker Saga actually featured an appearance from Alec Guinness' granddaughter and she played someone working for the First Order.

The revelation comes from the documentary included in the digital version of The Rise of Skywalker which is a two-hour behind-the-scenes look at the film (via Nerdist). Interestingly, one of the surprises was one of the First Order officers who met with Kylo Ren.

In The Rise of Skywalker, Kylo calls for a meeting with some First Order officers after he has reforged his helmet. One of the officers was actually played by Sally Guinness and yes, she happens to be the granddaughter of the first man who portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi.

It's interesting that the older Guinness' granddaughter would eventually portray one of the bad guys. Although she doesn't do anything specifically evil in The Rise of Skywalker, it's still great to see that there were more legacies in the sequel trilogy than expected.

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The Rise of Skywalker also featured two other Star Wars legacies. The late Carrie Fisher's daughter Billie Lourd has played Lieutenant Connix in the sequel trilogy. In addition to that, Warwick Davis' son Harrison also appeared in the film as Wicket's child.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now available on digital.

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