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TK-421. Why aren’t you at your post? TK421, do you copy?

– Lieutenant Pol Treidum, A New Hope

Today we celebrate Peter Sumner at his 74th birthday (born 1942)

Peter Sumner was born in Sydney, Australia and played a Lieuntenant in A New Hope. Sumner was a high school teacher before he started acting. In an interview in 1978 for the Sir Joseph Banks high school newspaper, he revealed that he had an uncredited role in the movie Star Wars. He has a son named Luke.

Lieuntenant Pol Treidum is a gantry Officer on the first Death Star. He was first named Pol Treidum in Star Wars Customizable Card Game – A New Hope Limited