The villains of Star Wars are some of the most memorable characters in the entire series, if not the world of cinema. If you know only one character from the series, chances are it's Darth Vader, and he's far from the only genius villain to be introduced in the Star Wars saga. Some of the best villains in the series are Sith Lords like Emperor Palpatine or Darth Maul, but there are also plenty of Imperial bureaucrats like Grand Moff Tarkin who deliver a more calculated brand of villainy.
While the cast of characters in any given Star Wars project ranges from truly heroic to downright evil, some of the franchise's most terrible villains ultimately become the best thing about their respective films. Although you may think you know plenty about the world of Star Wars, you may not know these facts about some of the franchise's villains. Take a gander down below and be sure to vote up the facts that surprise you the most below.
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Ben Solo Was Not Told His Family History For Years
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Count Dooku’s Parents Abandoned Him When He Was A ChildPhoto: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones / 20th Century Fox
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Darth Vader First Learned About Luke’s Existence From Boba FettPhoto: Marvel Comics
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Darth Vader Found Exegol Before Kylo RenPhoto: Marvel
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Darth Sidious Took Maul To Malachor To Experience A Vision Of A Jedi-Sith ConflictPhoto: Marvel
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Nute Gunray Was Prepared To Sue For Peace When He Was SlainPhoto: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith / 20th Century Fox