Michael Peter Balzary, known professionally as Flea, is an Australian musician and actor who portrayed Vect Nokru in Obi-Wan Kenobi.[2] He is best known for being the bassist in the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers.[1] He is also notable for playing Douglas J. Needles in the second and third films of the Back to the Future trilogy. Needles, a friend of Han Solo mentioned in the 2018 Star Wars Anthology film Solo: A Star Wars Story, was named after his character.[3]


Year Title Series Contribution(s)
2022 "Part I" Obi-Wan Kenobi Vect Nokru[2]
2022 "Part II" Obi-Wan Kenobi Vect Nokru[4]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 Contreras, Cydney: This Red Hot Chili Peppers Member Has a Surprise Obi-Wan Kenobi Cameo (2022-05-27). eonline.com. E!. Archived from the original on June 29, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Obi-Wan Kenobi new series logo.png Obi-Wan Kenobi – "Part I"
  3. TwitterLogo.svg Jon Kasdan (@JonKasdan) on Twitter (May 25, 2018): "NEEDLES is 100% a reference to BACK TO THE FUTURE III. Don't race Needles! It'll ruin your life!" (backup link) (Note: The original tweet has been taken offline)
  4. Obi-Wan Kenobi new series logo.png Obi-Wan Kenobi – "Part II"

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