The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGN

The Mandalorian continues to add new characters to the Star Wars universe. The regular cast for Season 1 included our Mandalorian hero (revealed to be named Din Djarin in the Season 1 finale), Gina Carano’s Cara Dune, and Internet darling Baby Yoda, but Season 1 was also full of celebrity cameos like Bill Burr, Matt Lanter, Richard Ayoade, and Jason Sudeikis.

With new Mandalorian Season 2 episodes being released weekly, we’ve got a fresh list of stars confirmed and rumored to be joining the cast — from live-action versions of fan-favorite Star Wars animated characters played by Rosario Dawson and Katee Sackhoff to original Jango Fett himself, Temuera Morrison! We’ve even got a cameo from Clone Wars and Rebels star Dee Bradley Baker.

Previously, we put together a breakdown of all the major cast members and notable cameos in The Mandalorian Season 1. We’ve now updated it with all the new characters who are either rumored or have already debuted in Season 2 (so if you’re not up to date, be aware of cast and character spoilers further below). Check out the slideshow below or scroll down for more.

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Pedro Pascal as The Mandalorian (aka Din Djarin)

Mandalorian The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNPedro Pascal stars in The Mandalorian. The actor previously spilled that the mysterious Mandalorian’s real name is Din Djarin, which was confirmed in episode 8. He’s a lone gunfighter making his way in a lawless corner of the galaxy five years after the events of Return of the Jedi, and the protector of The Child, a mysterious creature fans have come to call Baby Yoda. This Mandalorian hero has a look inspired by Boba Fett’s original appearance in the Star Wars Holiday Special.

Horatio Sanz as Mythrol

Mythrol The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNComedian Horatio Sanz (SNL) plays an alien character named Mythrol. Mythrol is the Mandalorian’s very first bounty target in the series, and his nosy personality gets him a one-way trip into a carbon freezer.

Carl Weathers as Greef Karga

Greef-Karga The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNCarl Weathers (Predator) plays Greef Karga, the grizzled leader of a bounty-hunting guild who has a long-standing relationship with the Mandalorian. It’s Karga who arranges the mission that forms the backbone of Season 1’s plot, but he eventually finds himself at odds with his favorite contractor once Mando is forced to choose between his job and his moral code.

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Werner Herzog as “The Client”

The-Client The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNWerner Herzog plays “The Client.” Herzog is easily the most intriguing cast member, as he’s generally more known for his directing work than acting. Here he plays an intimidating Imperial warlord with a regiment of Stormtrooper bodyguards who hires the Mandalorian and sets the events of Season 1 in motion.

The Child

Baby-Yoda The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNA team of puppeteers are tasked with bringing this adorable character to life. While officially known as The Child, the Internet has quickly adopted the nickname “Baby Yoda.” Despite its infantile appearance and personality, The Child is actually 50 years old. It’s a member of the same species as Jedi Masters Yoda and Yaddle and seems to share their affinity for the Force. The Mandalorian is hired to track down and retrieve The Child in the first episode, but he finds himself torn between a desire for a big reward and his firm Mandalorian code of ethics.

Brian Posehn as the Speeder Pilot

brian-posehn-the-mandalorian The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNComedian Brian Posehn appears in the first episode of The Mandalorian as a speeder pilot who transports Mando back to the Razor Crest on a clunky speeder because of Mando’s aversion to droid drivers.

Omid Abtahi as Doctor Pershing

Pershing The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNOmid Abtahi (Damien) plays Doctor Pershing, who works with Werner Herzog’s unnamed warlord. He is very anxious to get his hands on the Mandalorian’s latest prize. Pershing’s uniform suggests he may be connected to the cloners of Kamino, which hints at his intentions for “The Child.”

Emily Swallow as the Armorer

Armorer The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNEmily Swallow (Supernatural) plays the Armorer, who forges new pieces of Beskar armor for Mando and seems to exert control over the other members of their underground Mandalorian community.

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Nick Nolte as Kuiil

Kuiil The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNNick Nolte (Tropic Thunder) provides the voice of Kuiil, an Ugnaught character who roams the solitary dunes of his remote world and seemingly has great reverence for the Mandalorian warriors of old.

Taika Waititi as IG-11

IG-11 The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNTaika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) voices the assassin droid named IG-11. IG-11 was the Mandalorian’s short-term partner in the first episode. Initially, fans assumed Waititi was playing IG-88, one of the bounty hunters hired by Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back. IG-11 looks nearly identical.

Jon Favreau as Paz Vizla

Paz-Vizla The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNThe Mandalorian showrunner Jon Favreau also has a guest role in the series as the voice of Mandalorian warrior Paz Vizla. Paz is initially hostile toward Pascal’s character, but comes to respect him as a true Mandalorian. Favreau also voiced a character named Pre Vizla in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and we wouldn’t be surprised if Paz is his descendant.

Gina Carano as Cara Dune

Cara-Dune The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNGina Carano (Fast & Furious 6) plays Cara Dune. Dune is a former Rebel shock trooper struggling to return to civilian life after the end of the Galactic Civil War. She butts heads with Mando on the remote world or Sorgan but later joins him in defending a peaceful village from raiding bandits.

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Julia Jones as Omera

Omera The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNJulia Jones (Westworld) plays Omera, a woman who develops a close bond with the Mandalorian during his time on Sorgan.

Amy Sedaris as Peli Motto

Peli-Motto The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNAmy Sedaris (Trainwreck) plays Peli Motto, a cranky ship mechanic on Tatooine. Peli is faced with the unenviable task of repairing Mando’s ship after a deadly dogfight, only to discover the tight-lipped bounty hunter is hiding a precious cargo. She appears again in the first two episodes of Season 2, as crafty and mercenary as ever.

Jake Cannavale as Toro Calican

Toro-Calican The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNJake Cannavale (Nurse Jackie) plays an ambitious but untested young bounty hunter named Toro Calican. Toro enlists Mando’s help in carrying out his first major job, but he’s not above betraying his new partner to get ahead.

Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand

Fennec-Shand The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNMing-Na Wen (Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD) plays an assassin named Fennec Shand. The Mandalorian encounters Shand midway through Season 1 when he and Toro Calican are hired to capture her. That proves easier said than done.

Mark Boone Junior as Ranzar “Ran” Malk

mark-boone-junior-1567615392601 The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNMark Boone Junior (seen here in Sons of Anarchy) plays Ranzar Malk, a bounty hunting middleman who has a history with Mando and hires him to join a team tasked with freeing a prisoner from a New Republic ship.

Bill Burr as Mayfeld

Mayfield The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNComedian Bill Burr plays Mayfeld, one of the members of Ran’s team. Mayfeld is a former Imperial sharpshooter, though he makes it clear he wasn’t a Stormtrooper (and thus has better aim).

Richard Ayoade as Q9-0

Q9-0 The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNRichard Ayoade (The IT Crowd) is the voice of Q9-0, aka “Zero,” an eccentric droid who serves as part of Ran’s crew. His voice returns in episode 2 of Season 2.

Clancy Brown as Burg

Burg The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNClancy Brown (Highlander) plays Burg, a Devaronian who serves on Ran’s crew. His impressive strength and mean temper make him both a valuable asset and a dangerous companion.

Natalia Tena as Xi’an

Xian The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNNatalia Tena (Game of Thrones) plays a Twi’lek bounty hunter named Xi’an. She seems to have a romantic history with Mando and is deadly proficient with knives.

Ismael Cruz Cordova as Qin

Qin The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNIsmael Cruz Cordova plays Qin, a Twi’lek bounty hunter, brother to Xi’an and the person Ran’s team is sent to free from New Republic custody. He also has a history with Mando.

Matt Lanter as Davan

New-Republic-Soldier The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNMatt Lanter, who voices Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, has a cameo in Episode 6 as Davan, a New Republic soldier tasked with guarding the prison ship Mando and his team are trying to break into.

Dave Filoni as Trapper Wolf

Trapper-Wolf The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNDave Filoni is one of three Mandalorian directors who have cameos in Episode 6 as New Republic X-wing pilots. He also returns in episode 2 of Season 2 alongside Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Captain Carson Teva.

Rick Famuyiwa as Jib Dodger

Jib-Dodger The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNRick Famuyiwa (director of episode 6) is one of three The Mandalorian helmers who have cameos in the episode as New Republic X-wing pilots.

Deborah Chow as Sash Ketter

Sash-Ketter The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNDeborah Chow is one of three The Mandalorian directors who have cameos in Episode 6 as New Republic X-wing pilots.

Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon

Moff-Gideon The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNGiancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad) plays Moff Gideon. This Imperial warlord seems to be clinging to power even after the collapse of the Empire, and is accompanied by his own team of Deathtrooper bodyguards. We haven’t met him yet, but with only two episodes left in The Mandalorian Season 1, it’s only a matter of time.

“Moff Gideon is very, very intelligent and very knowledgeable,” Esposito told us at D23. “He’s very particular about his operation and what he does. He’s certainly rising — he was an Imperial soldier before the Empire fell. He uses all of what he’s learned and has … risen from the ranks because he has some sense of order. But yet, he can be cruel, and he will not withstand fools. And he’s a traveler. He gets around and knows everything, and no one knows why.”

Adam Pally and Jason Sudeikis as Bike Scout Trooper #1 and #2

stormtroopers-adam-pally-jason-sudeikis--720x405 The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNHappy Endings star Adam Pally and Saturday Night Live’s Jason Sudeikis cameoed in episode 8 of The Mandalorian as a couple of stormtroopers on speeder bikes (one of whom was way too rough with Baby Yoda and totally deserved to get shot by IG-11). The two shared a brief but memorable scene in the episode’s opening minutes, squabbling over Baby Yoda and seemingly offering an explanation for why stormtroopers are such terrible shots – because their blasters are cheap and shoddily made.

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Warning: cast and character spoilers for The Mandalorian Season 2 follow. 

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Timothy Olyphant as Cobb Vanth

SWMandalorianCobb- The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNFresh off starring in Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Justified’s Timothy Olyphant arrives in Season 2 as Cobb Vanth. A character first seen in the 2015 novel Star Wars: Aftermath, Vanth is the Marshal of Mos Pelgo, a tiny settlement on Tatooine. Vanth wears a suit of Mandalorian armor that used to belong to Boba Fett, although he isn’t a Mandalorian himself.

Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett

SWMandalorianBobaFett The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNYes, the actor who played Jango Fett in Attack of the Clones, and would then replace the original actor who voiced Boba Fett for the 2004 DVD re-releases of the original trilogy, appears to be back in the role of Boba (or perhaps another clone, but Boba Fett’s return would make more narrative sense)! Seen looking a little worse for wear at the end of Season 2’s first episode, it seems like the galaxy’s most popular Bounty Hunter is alive and okay-ish on Tatooine. Check out a couple of the theories we broke down about how Boba Fett could be alive in The Mandalorian.

John Leguizamo as Gor Koresh

SWMandalorianGorKoresh The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNJohn Leguizamo – or, if that’s not him under that cyclops-like eye, his voice – makes an appearance in Season 2’s first episode as Gor Koresh, an underworld crime boss looking to get his hands on a hefty chunk of Beskar steel.

Josh Moreno as Mos Pelgo Resident

SamWitwerCameo The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNJosh Moreno – who appeared in Star Trek: Picard’s first season as a Coppelius android – can be seen in the first episode of Season 2 pushing a trolley loaded with a couple of canisters around Mos Pelgo as The Mandalorian rides into town. He’s definitely not Sam Witwer, though, no matter what the internet tells you.

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee as Captain Carson Teva

Paul-Sun-Hyung-Lee-as-Captain-Carson-Teva The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNWhen Dave Filoni’s X-Wing pilot Trapper Wolf reappears in Season 2, episode 2, he’s accompanied by a new pilot – Captain Carson Teva, played by Korean Canadian actor Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, who is perhaps best known for his roles as Randy Ko in Train 48, Jung Park in the videogame Rainbow Six: Vegas and its sequel, and as the curmudgeonly Appa in comedy series Kim’s Convenience.

Dee Bradley Baker and Misty Rosas as Frog Lady

frog-lady-dee-bradley-baker The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNStar Wars: The Clone Wars and Rebels alum Dee Bradley Baker (who voiced Rex and the other clones) lends his voice to the Frog Lady in Season 2, episode 2, while Misty Rosas, who did the performance capture for Kuiil in Season 1, also does the performance capture for her here.

Katee Sackhoff as Bo-Katan Kryze

MandalorianCameosKateeSackhoff The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNBSG-alum Katee Sackhoff, who voices Mandalorian warrior Bo-Katan Kryze on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, plays the live-action version of her character in Season 2, starting in episode 3. She, along with Koska and Axe, save Mando from a particularly wet situation on Trask.

Mercedes Varnado (aka Sasha Banks) as Koska Reeves

MandalorianCameosSashaBanks The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNWWE women’s champ Mercedes Varnado – better known by her ring name Sasha Banks – plays Koska Reeves, a member of the Nite Owls; an elite Mandalorian unit led by Bo-Katan.

Simon Kassianides as Axe Woves

MandalorianCameosSimonKassianides The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNAgents of SHIELD veteran Simon Kassianides plays Axe Woves, a Mandalorian of very few words accompanying Bo-Katan and Koska on Trask. Together, the trio are the first Mandalorians that Din Djarin finds in his Season 2 quest to find more of his own kind.

Titus Welliver as Imperial Captain

MandalorianCameosTitus-Welliver The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNTitus Welliver, known for his lead role in Amazon’s Bosch as well as recurring roles on Sons of Anarchy, The Good Wife, Deadwood, and Agents of SHIELD, plays an Imperial Captain in command of a Gozanti-class freighter.

Alexander Wraith and Philip Alexander as Freighter Pilot and Security Officer

MandalorianCameosAlexanderWraithPhillipAlexander The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNThe co-pilots of the Imperial Captain’s freighter are played by Alexander Wraith and Philip Alexander, both of whom have also had roles on Agents of SHIELD, bringing the MCU cameo tally of Season 2’s third episode to four actors.

Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano

luke-cage-rosario-dawson-finished-claire-temple-marvel-netflix-1112404-1280x0 The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNThe Daredevil-verse’s Rosario Dawson will reportedly play the first-ever live-action version of Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker’s fan-favorite apprentice from Star Wars: The Clone Wars. There are rumors too that Ashoka’s appearance in Season 2 could work as a backdoor pilot for an Ahsoka standalone series. Make sure to check out our timeline recap of Ahsoka Tano’s story leading up to The Mandalorian Season 2.

Michael Biehn as a Bounty Hunter

curfew-michael-biehn-roadkill-jim-2 The Mandalorian: Every Celebrity Cameo and Character So Far | IGNTerminator and Aliens star Michael Biehn will play a bounty hunter in Season 2. All other details regarding the role are unknown.

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For more on The Mandalorian, check out our guide to Season 1’s weird release schedule, savor a gallery of adorable Baby Yoda images and learn more about the surprise cameo at the end of Episode 5.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly noted that Sam Witwer made a cameo, we regret the error. (Although come on, he’s overdue!)
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