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You’re safe. When we heard about Alderaan, we feared the worst.

– General Willard, A New Hope

Today we remember Eddie Byrne who died today 1981 (born 1911)

Eddie Byrne was born in Birmingham, England and played General Willard in A New Hope.

General Willard served in the Rebel Alliance and welcomed Princess Leia at the Rebel base on Yavin 4.