"I'm a big Star Wars fan, so it was, yeah, a little dream come true. […] I’m just so humbled all the time with these opportunities and experiences. Some things that you just, when you’re small, […] you have dreams and you watch these things and just imagine yourself in them one day. Then suddenly it happens, and it's just. I don't know, it just fills you with those childlike emotions again."
―Eben Figueiredo — (audio) Listen (file info)[src]

Eben Figueiredo is a British actor and singer-songwriter.[4] He was born circa 1996[1] and lives in London, England.[2] Figueiredo trained at Bristol Old Vic, an acting company.[4] In 2018, he portrayed an Imperial mudtrooper in Solo: A Star Wars Story.[3] Figueiredo joined the cast of Solo after auditioning for and coming close to a variety of roles with[5] UK casting director[3] Nina Gold. He was ultimately cast as an Imperial mudtrooper along with two other actors,[5] Shaquille Ali-Yebuah and Aaron Heffernan.[3] The three mudtrooper actors spent about a month filming their scenes in Solo: A Star Wars Story.[5]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Star Wars[edit | edit source]

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Year Title Role
2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story Imperial mudtrooper[3]

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Year Title Role Other notes
2017 This World Omar Television[4]
2017 National Theatre Live: Young Marx[4]
2017 Daphne Chugger[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 On June 26, 2018, Figueiredo's Twitter profile noted that he was 22 years old. It can be therefore concluded that he was born in either 1995 or 1996, depending on the month of birth.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 TwitterLogo.svg Eben Figueiredo (@EbenFigueiredo) on Twitter: "South London. 22. Actor. Singer Songwriter. Disciple." (screenshot)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Solo: A Star Wars Story credits
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 The Artist's Partnership - Eben Figueiredo. The Artist's Partnership. Archived from the original on June 21, 2018. Retrieved on June 26, 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Doctor Who: Ravenous 4: Behind the Scenes (Audio drama). Disc 5. Big Finish Productions. October 9, 2019. ISBN 9781787035560. Archived from the original on February 22, 2020.

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