The Puppeteer Behind Star Wars

Legendary puppeteer Frank Oz signed on to play Yoda in Star Wars, but when a prior commitment forced him to leave filming early, he hand-picked his successor: Dave Barclay. At 19 years old, Barclay picked up right where Oz left off, and the transition was seamless — so seamless that it helped launch the career of Barclay, who would go on to play Jabba the Hut and various Muppets.

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