Qui-Gon Jinn is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, portrayed by Liam Neeson. He is one of the primary characters in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. He also appears in the Star Wars Expanded Universe of comic books, video games, and novels. In Star Wars fiction, Qui-Gon is best known as the mentor of the Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi, as well as the one who discovers Anakin Skywalker, who later becomes Darth Vader. Qui-Gon is introduced in The Phantom Menace as a wise and powerful Jedi Master and the teacher of the 26-year-old Obi-Wan Kenobi. Unlike other, more conservative Jedi, he values living in the moment as the best way to embrace the Force.
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