How old do Star Wars characters look?

Many of you have had fun with Microsoft's powerfully judgemental website how-old.net, but how old did the cast of Star Wars look back in their prime? In celebration of May the Fourth (and to get over the fact it thinks I look 38 when I'm 24) I took a look.

Han Solo (55) & Lando Calrissian (39)

Now known as the two old guys in the club, scoping out the talent... 

Now known as the two old guys in the club, scoping out the talent... 

The Naboo celebration from episode one

Emperor Palpatine is sure keeping things in check age-wise before...well...you know.

Emperor Palpatine is sure keeping things in check age-wise before...well...you know.

Obi Wan Kenobi: Young & Old

Surprisingly accurate... Kudos Microsoft

Surprisingly accurate... Kudos Microsoft

Luke Skywalker

The fountain of youth, complete with an alien that Microsoft doesn't even recognise... Kind of racist..

The fountain of youth, complete with an alien that Microsoft doesn't even recognise... Kind of racist..

Princess Leia

Maybe the births in episode three were not so true... Also this makes the relationship between Leia and Han a little creepy.

Maybe the births in episode three were not so true... Also this makes the relationship between Leia and Han a little creepy.

Jek Tono Porkins

The man. The X-Wing flying legend. Long live the spirit of Porkins.

The man. The X-Wing flying legend. Long live the spirit of Porkins.

Emperor Palpatine: before, during & after

Of course his face is probably going to be unrecognisable after a lightning attack, courtesy of Mace Windu's defence, but this...this difference in age confuses me... Do the Galactic Empire have a strong private health insurance package including anti-ageing remedies?

Of course his face is probably going to be unrecognisable after a lightning attack, courtesy of Mace Windu's defence, but this...this difference in age confuses me... Do the Galactic Empire have a strong private health insurance package including anti-ageing remedies?

Anakin Skywalker: young and old

Credit to Lucas Film, they sort of got the age difference sort of right between the two actors but...got to feel sorry for Jake Lloyd's childhood...

Credit to Lucas Film, they sort of got the age difference sort of right between the two actors but...got to feel sorry for Jake Lloyd's childhood...

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