Orson Krennic is a male character that features in Star Wars.
As an Imperial weapons developer, he came to oversee the construction of the Death Star that was a space station capable of destroying entire worlds. During development, he sought scientists for the development team and forcibly recruited Galen Erso whose wife was killed during the event.
He was badly wounded when he witnessed as the Death Star was approaching the planet when Tarkin ordered a low intensity shot from the superlaser to destroy the Imperial base thus killing Krennic.
Personality and attributes
Powers and abilities
He was accompanied by his own personal guard that consisted of elite Death Troopers.
- Orson Krennic was created by John Knoll where he was portrayed by actor Ben Mendelsohn.
- He made his first appearance in the Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel.
In other media
- In Star Wars: Battlefront, Orson Krennic was introduced as a playable villain hero character in the multiplayer mode of the video game.
- Rogue One: