Ahmed Best

  • American actor
  • Born June 7, 1974

Ahmed Best (born August 19, 1973) is an American actor, voice actor, and musician. He gained recognition in 1999 for providing motion capture and voice of the character of Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars franchise. He also created, wrote, directed, and produced his own TV show, which he titled This Can't Be My Life. Best likewise collaborated with director George Lucas in three films and seven episodes of the cartoon show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He won the Annie Award for Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production for lampooning Jar Jar Binks in Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II.

We like to think of film and music as art, but actually art is something that is not restricted.

It doesn't bother me that people are stupid. I'm not stupid.

I'm going to move on and do other things. My life isn't going to be about Jar Jar Binks.

My life isn't going to be about Jar Jar Binks.

I'm recording another demo for another batch of record labels that we'll shop it around to.