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Jake Lloyd (born on March 5, 1989) played nine-year-old Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace defeating Taylor Wells in the casting for the character, and provided the voice for Anakin in a number of Star Wars video games.

Biography[]

Jake Lloyd, during filming of The Phantom Menace

Jake Lloyd's role as the young Anakin Skywalker in The Phantom Menance brought him fame, however, he was negatively affected by the stressful criticism of his performance in the film. Lloyd also resented the publicity that his role brought him including relentless bullying at school and being interviewed sixty times a day. Lloyd's resentment towards George Lucas led him to quit acting in 2001 and to destroy all his Star Wars memorabilia. Lloyd reprised his role as the young Anakin in five video games.[2][3]

Works[]

Year Title Contribution (s) Notes
1999 Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace video game Anakin Skywalker
1999 Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace
1999 Star Wars Episode I: Racer
2020 Star Wars: Episode I Jedi Power Battles
2020 Star Wars: Early Learning Activity Center
2001 Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing
2001 Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
2002 Star Wars: Racer Revenge
2005 LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game
2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi: "Part I" Archive footage

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