Sir Alec Guinness was an English actor. He portrayed the elderly Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original trilogy Star Wars films. Archive footage of his voice saying the word "afraid" (which was edited so that he would call out Rey's name) was used to portray Obi-Wan's Force Ghost voice in The Force Awakens. His other line, "These are your first steps.", was spoken by Ewan McGregor, who played him in Episodes I, II, and III. He also portayed the Chief Clerk in Kafka.

He was mentioned in Saving Mr. Banks.