Niles Gavla was a human male who served the Galactic Empire as a lieutenant. Stationed on Scarif, he served as the planet-side administrative support liaison for the defenses officer based on the Death Star. Gavla was killed at the conclusion of the Battle of Scarif, when the Death Star targeted Scarif. He was a graduate of the Imperial-run Carida Academy.
Behind the scenes
Gavla first appeared, unnamed and played by an unknown actor, in the 2016 anthology film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, where he was played by an unknown actor. His name and role in the Imperial bureaucracy were described in the film's visual dictionary.[source?]
- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (First appearance)
- Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide (First identified as Niles Gavla)
- Star Wars: Geektionary: The Galaxy from A - Z