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Ahmed Best

Best during his first convention appearance at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 2, 2010.
Personal information
Birth dateAugust 19, 1973(age 43)
Place of birthNew York City, New York, U.S.
OccupationVoice actor, screenwriter, director, producer, musician
Years active1989 present
AwardsWorst Supporting Actor
1999 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

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Ahmed Best (born August 19, 1973) is an American voice actor and musician. He has won the Annie Award for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production. He rose to prominence in the 2000s for providing the voice of Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars franchise. He later turned to television, where he played Jar Jar Binks in the highly successful Robot Chicken Star Wars Special. He also created, wrote, directed and produced his own TV show called "This Can't Be My Life". He has collaborated with director George Lucas in 3 films and 2 episodes of the highly popular cartoon show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Ahmed Best is most famous for his portrayal of the controversial character, Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars franchise. Films featuring Best have usually been animated features. He has won the Annie Award once. He has also won an Obie Award for his portrayal of Sarge in "Stomp". He is most known for his flexible abilities and his voice, which has won him many parts in cartoons and animated features.

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