C-3PO

C-3PO is a fictional droid and anxiety-ridden sidekick of the Skywalker family in the Star Wars movies and extended franchise. He is a protocol droid meant to help with etiquette and other formalities, and speaks a variety of languages, including most droid languages and English, and serves as a helpful translator between his friend R2-D2 and the rest of the team. He is adverse to danger and thrives on recommending safer alternatives to notorious hot-headed Skywalker plans. In addition to providing comic relief, he looks after R2-D2 and the rest of the team, saving them on multiple occasions.

C-3PO, portrayed by Anthony Daniels in Star Wars, is 5 foot 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Multiple illustrations of C-3PO in various pointing poses

C-3PO is a fictional droid and anxiety-ridden sidekick of the Skywalker family in the Star Wars movies and extended franchise. He is a protocol droid meant to help with etiquette and other formalities, and speaks a variety of languages, including most droid languages and English, and serves as a helpful translator between his friend R2-D2 and the rest of the team. He is adverse to danger and thrives on recommending safer alternatives to notorious hot-headed Skywalker plans. In addition to providing comic relief, he looks after R2-D2 and the rest of the team, saving them on multiple occasions.

Size comparison diagram of C-3PO compared to the height of R2-D2 and Chewbacca

C-3PO, portrayed by Anthony Daniels in Star Wars, is 5 foot 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
When was Star Wars created?
Star Wars: A New Hope was released on May 25, 1977. George Lucas began writing the space opera story that would become Star Wars starting in 1971.
What inspired the creation of Star Wars?

George Lucas often states that the original ideas for Star Wars came about by referencing the plot and characters from Akira Kurosawa’s film ‘The Hidden Fortress’ and through his own desire to remake Flash Gordon serial films which he didn’t have the license to.
What is the conflict within the Star Wars saga?
The primary conflict of Star Wars is the struggle between the powers of light (the force; the Jedi) and those of evil (the dark side; the Sith) that occurs at a galactic scale. The Star Wars universe explores these relationships across many characters in range of situations involving politics, war, religion, technology, and the common man.

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Height: 
5’9” | 1.75 m
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Species: Protocol Droid
Homeworld:
Tatooine
Affiliation: Rebel Alliance

Actor
Anthony Daniels
First Apperance
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)

Drawings include:
C-3PO front elevation (standing), back, side (pointing), front (pointing)

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