is a fictional character in Star Wars. A recurring antagonist in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, he is a bounty hunter hired by Darth Vader. He also made a cameo appearance in the digitally remastered Special Edition of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope working for Jabba the Hutt. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones establishes his origin as an unaltered clone of the bounty hunter Jango Fett raised as his son. His aura of danger and mystery have created a cult following for the character.