Your father’s light saber. This is the weapon of a Jedi Knight. Not as clumsy or random as a blaster; an elegant weapon for a more civilized age.
– Ben Kenobi, A New Hope
Today we remember Sir Alec Guiness who died today year 2000 (born 1914)
Alec Guiness was born in London, England and died in Sussex, England at the age of 86. He played Ben Kenobi in the Original Trilogy.
Ben Kenobi is the Jedi whose apprentice Skywalker will be.