Padme Amidala

Padmé Amidala Naberrie appeared in the prequel Star Wars trilogy portrayed by Natalie Portman. First indirectly mentioned in Return of the Jedi, she is introduced in The Phantom Menace as the teenage Queen of Naboo, and after her reign, becomes a senator and an anti-war spokesperson in the Galactic Senate. She secretly marries Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker then later gives birth to Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa and becomes the grandmother of Ben Solo. Anakin’s fear of losing Padmé plays a part in driving him to the dark side of the Force and becoming Darth Vader.

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