Who Is Cassian Andor in Star Wars?

Cassian Andor

Cassian Andor is a fan-favourite character in the Star Wars universe, known for his gritty determination and willingness to do whatever it takes to support the Rebel Alliance. Here’s an overview of what makes Andor such a compelling character:

Background and History

Andor is a native of the planet Fest, which was occupied by the Galactic Empire when he was a child. He witnessed the brutal suppression of his people by the Empire and joined the Rebellion as a teenager, determined to fight back against the tyranny of the Empire.

Skills and Abilities

Andor is a skilled intelligence officer, with expertise in espionage, sabotage, and assassination. He has a talent for blending in and going undercover, making him an effective spy and infiltrator.

Personality and Character Traits

Andor is known for his no-nonsense attitude and willingness to make tough decisions in order to achieve his goals. He is willing to take extreme measures to protect the Rebel cause, even if it means sacrificing innocent lives or going against the wishes of his superiors.


Andor forms a close bond with Jyn Erso, the protagonist of Rogue One, and the two develop a mutual respect and admiration for each other. Andor also forms a relationship with the droid K-2SO, who initially mistrusts him but eventually comes to see him as a friend.

In the prequel TV series, Andor, it’s also revealed that Cassian has a close relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Bix Caleen, and familial ties to his adoptive mother, Maarva, and the family droid, B2EMO.

Legacy and Future

Andor’s sacrifice in Rogue One cemented his legacy as a hero of the Rebellion, and his titular series on Disney+ explores his early years in the Rebellion and sheds more light on his character and motivations.

Cassian Andor Facts

NameCassian Jeron Andor
OccupationIntelligence officer for the Rebel Alliance
SkillsEspionage, sabotage, assassination
EquipmentBlaster pistol, data pad, comlink
Known AssociatesJyn Erso, K-2SO, Mon Mothma
Notable AchievementsObtaining critical intelligence for the Rebel Alliance, participating in the Battle of Scarif and transmitting the Death Star plans to the Rebel fleet
LegacyCemented his status as a hero of the Rebellion with his sacrifice in “Rogue One”, set to star in his own Disney+ series in 2022.


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