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Mace Windu

In the fictional Star Wars universe, Mace Windu is a Jedi Master and senior member of the Jedi Council along with his master Yoda. At the battle of Geonosis, Mace Windu killed Jango Fett. He led the Jedi to rescue Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Padmé Amidala from an execution adminstered by Count Dooku and assigned to be done in a Geonosian fashion. He appeared in The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones. Purple is the color of his lightsaber. During the Clone Wars, he commanded the Republic ground forces on a front attack on the ruins of the Thule's capital city Kessia.

He is played by the actor Samuel L. Jackson. Jackson requested that he have a purple bladed lightsaber in the films and George Lucas agreed to the request. As a result Jackson's character has the only lightsaber that is not either blue, green, or red in the films.