Ahmed Best, the man behind Jar Jar Binks, is celebrating a birthday today, Aug. 19.
Ahmed Best, the man behind Jar Jar Binks, is celebrating a birthday today, Aug. 19. AP
Ahmed Best, the man behind Jar Jar Binks, is celebrating a birthday today, Aug. 19. AP
Star Wars Countdown

Star Wars Countdown

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August 18, 2015 07:05 PM

UPDATED August 19, 2015 02:05 AM

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