Hero Overview
Smuggler? Such a small world. I'm more of a... galactic entrepreneur.
~ Lando Calrissian.
Princess, we'll find Han. I promise.
~ Lando to Leia in The Empire Strikes Back.
This deal's getting worse all the time!
~ Lando who made a deal with Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back.
Everything you heard about me is true.
~ Land to Han in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Landonis Balthazar "Lando" Calrissian III is a major character in the Skywalker Saga, appearing as a major character in theStar Wars original trilogy, as one of the two tritagonists of Solo: A Star Wars Story (alongside Chewbacca), and as a supporting character in Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker. He is also a minor character in the non-canon 2014 Warner Bros film The Lego Movie. Lando is Han Solo's second best friend (after Chewbacca), and becomes a good friend to Leia Organa and Luke Skywalker.

He is portrayed by Billy Dee Williams who would later portray Harvey Dent in the classic trilogy and by Donald Glover as young Lando, who also portrayed Aaron Davis and Simba as his younger self. Williams reprised his role in the Star Wars Rebels episode Idiot's Array and in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.


Early Life

Landonis Balthazar "Lando" Calrissian III was born on the planet Socorro, and he became a smuggler and gambler in his youth. Lando became a excellent card player, and traveled throughout the galaxy and piloted the Millennium Falcon. In addition, Lando met L3-77, and developed a relationship with the droid.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

I hate you.
I know.
~ Lando and Han Solo.
To be added

Star Wars: Rebels

Name's Calrissian. Lando Calrissian. Now please, introduce me to my new droid.
~ Lando.
To be added

The Empire Strikes Back

This deal's getting worse all the time.
~ Lando on his deal with Darth Vader.
Lando Calrissian first appears in The Empire Strikes Back as the administrator of Cloud City, concerned primarily with keeping the Empire out of his affairs. Bounty hunter Boba Fett, working for Darth Vader tracks Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca and C-3PO, traveling in the damaged Millenium Falcon, to Bespin.

Shortly before Solo and crew make it to Bespin, Darth Vader and a contingent of Imperial forces arrive at Bespin and threaten to take over the city. Lando is strong armed by Vader into betraying his old friend and turning him over to Boba Fett. Unwilling to leave the city in the hands of the Empire, Lando reluctantly does so, but his conscience gets the better of him when Vader goes back on his word and takes Leia and Chewbacca as prisoners.

When Lando sets Leia, C-3PO and Chewbacca free, Chewbacca chokes him for giving Han to Vader and Fett, and Leia angrily tells Lando that they don't need his help before they chase after Fett, who escapes with Solo. In the ensuing evacuation of Cloud City, he helps Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO, and R2-D2 escape. He then assists Leia in rescuing the maimed Luke Skywalker, who had fallen into Vader's trap and lost his right hand in a duel, from the underside of Cloud City. Afterwards, he joins the Rebel Alliance and promises Leia that they will find Han.

Return of the Jedi

In Return of the Jedi, Lando goes undercover to help Luke rescue Han from crime lord Jabba the Hutt. During a battle with Jabba's henchmen, Han saves Lando from being devoured by the sarlacc; Lando then helps Han and the others destroy Jabba's sail barge. For his heroics, he is made a general in the Rebel Alliance.

Lando then takes the pilot chair in his old ship, the Millennium Falcon, and leads the attack on the second Death Star. He helps the Rebels to victory by destroying the gigantic Imperial battle station, and later seen celebrating with his allies on defeating the empire.

Battlefront II

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The Rise of Skywalker

Lando was seen piloting the Millenium Falcon backed up by a huge fleet to help General Poe destroy the Final Orders fleet of Star Destroyers. He later rescued Finn and his team from an exploding Star Destroyer.


  • Lando is one of the main black Star Wars character. Followed by Mace Windu in the Prequel Trilogy and Finn in the Sequel Trilogy.
  • In the Angry Birds Star Wars franchise, Lando is playable. He fires three shots outward using his blaster. These shots are spawned at the same time and spread out in their formation, with one going straight at the target. He makes his first appearance in Stage 4: Cloud City and later appears in Stage 6: Death Star II in the first game. In the prequel game, he can only be summoned via character swapping.


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