Ahmed Best



Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:


Ahmed Best (born August 19, 1973) is an American voice actor and musician. He rose to prominence in the 2000s for providing the voice of Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars franchise. He later turned to television, where he reprises his role as Jar Jar Binks in the Robot Chicken Star Wars special. He also created, wrote, directed and produced his own TV show called This Can't Be My Life. He has collaborated with director George Lucas in three films and five episodes of the cartoon show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He has won the Annie Award for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production.

Film Credits

The Empire Strikes Door (A Star Wars Mystery) (2019)
W.M.D. (2015)
as News Reporter
LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out (2012)
as Jar Jar Binks (voice)
FDR: American Badass! (2012)
as Curtis
Poolboy - Drowning Out the Fury (2011)
as Sidney Moncrief
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
as Mayor Mawell
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010)
as Jar Jar Binks (voice)
2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
as Crow
The People vs. George Lucas (2010)
as Jar Jar Binks / Himself (archive footage)
Mother and Child (2009)
as Julian
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (2008)
as Jar Jar Binks / Stormtrooper (voice)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007)
as Jar Jar Binks / AT-AT Driver (voice)
Open Window (2006)
as Rufus
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
as Jar Jar Binks
Kangaroo Jack: G'Day, U.S.A.! (2004)
as Louis Booker (voice)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
as Jar Jar Binks / Achk Med-Beq (voice)
The Beginning : Making 'Episode I' (2001)
as Himself
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic (1999)
as Himself
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
as Jar Jar Binks

TV Series Credits

Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge (2020)
as Himself - Host
Redbelt (2008)