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DJ - Star Wars

DJ from Star Wars played by Benicio Del Toro.

DJ is a fictional male in the Star Wars film series who was played on screen by Benicio Del Toro. Finn and Rose Tico come into contact with DJ when they encounter him on the casino resort of Canto Bight. The Resistance members had been sent to the planet by Poe Dameron to find a code breaker who would be able to break into The First Order computers and stop the First Order from tracking the Resistance through light speed.

The real target of the operation was not accessible but DJ offered his expertise and because time was of the essence, Rose and Finn decided to take him up on the offer. DJ was true to his word and got them onto Supreme Leader Snoke's main space ship. When they got to the tracking device, DJ turned sides and handed the Resistance two to the First Order.

DJ had managed to play the Resistance all along, fool them into thinking he was willing to help them. In fact, it was all too easy. DJ knew who Finn and Rose were and turned up at the right moments to offer them a hand. DJ handed them over to General Hux who planned to execute them but failed to do so in the end. DJ won't be back.

Benicio del Toro

Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sanchez to give him his full name is a veteran Puerto Rican actor who has a long and stellar carer. Benicio first came to prominence as Franz Sanchez's henchman in the James Bond License to Kill film, the second and final Timothy Dalton film.

He has won a best supporting Academy Award for his role in the multi-story Traffic about the drugs war in Mexico. Benicio plays Javier Rodrigeuz, a Mexican cop who tries to do the right thing for both him and his community.

Benicio is also remembered for his role as the Collector in the Disney Marvel universe where the character has white hair. For those who wondered and were worried that the Collector might crossover, you don't have to worry anymore, he doesn't, he plays two different characters.

DJ Facts

ActorBenicio Del Toro
Last UpdatedSaturday, February 2, 2019

Copyright: Lucasfilm

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