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"Whenever I do a play there are Star Wars fans at the stage door and they're always lovely – so excited and so effusive about the storylines and the characters."
―Genevieve O'Reilly[src]

Genevieve O'Reilly (born January 6, 1977) is an Irish actress who portrayed Mon Mothma in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, and returned to the role for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and five episodes of Star Wars Rebels.

Biography[]

On June 19, 2003, StarWars.com announced that O'Reilly would reprise the role of Mon Mothma in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, a character previously portrayed by Caroline Blakiston in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.[1] Cast for her strong resemblance to Blakiston, she carefully studied the British actress' performance in order to capture the character's voice and mannerisms.[2] On April 7, 2016, it was revealed that O'Reilly would return as Mothma in the Anthology film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.[3] She also voiced her character for several episodes of the TV series Star Wars Rebels, which aired on March 4, 2017.[4] On April 24, 2020 it was announced on StarWars.com that O'Reilly will reprise her role as Mon Mothma in the upcoming Disney+ show, Andor.[5]

Filmography[]

Year Title Series Contribution(s)
2005 Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith Mon Mothma
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Mon Mothma
2017 "Secret Cargo" Star Wars Rebels Voiced Mon Mothma
2017 "Zero Hour" Star Wars Rebels Voiced Mon Mothma
2017 "In the Name of the Rebellion" Star Wars Rebels Voiced Mon Mothma
2017 "The Occupation" Star Wars Rebels Voiced Mon Mothma
2017 "Crawler Commandeers" Star Wars Rebels Voiced Mon Mothma
2022[6] TBA Star Wars: Andor Mon Mothma[5]

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