The man behind the iconic protocol droid offers rare behind-the-scenes stories from every "Star Wars" movie in Yahoo's latest installment of "Role Recall."
C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels, the longest-tenured of any "Star Wars" star, admits he cried when watching droid's emotional moment.
Alan Tudyk is quickly becoming a favorite among Star Wars fans for his performance in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Alan played the brutally honest droid K-2SO and got a pretty funny compliment from fellow droid actor Anthony Daniels, who played the beloved C-3PO. Alan visited Conan Monday night, where he told the the host about the couple of interactions he’s had with Anthony.
Anthony Daniels at Discovery Times Square Anthony Daniels, the man who wears the golden C-3PO costume and provides the nervous droid’s iconic voice, has appeared in more Star Wars-related media — movies, TV shows, theme park rides, video games and commercials — than anyone else connected to the beloved franchise. What was it like to go back into the costume? He never leaves my side, because I’m doing a lot of cartoon stuff — not that I wear the costume for that. Threepio was very surprised as well.
As C-3PO, Anthony Daniels is the rare Star Wars actor to have appeared in all of the movies — including the prequel trilogy and the upcoming The Force Awakens. In an interview with The Guardian, the 69-year-old actor shared his feelings about The Phantom Menace and its ilk, as well as bemoaning the extreme secrecy surrounding The Force Awakens.