Watto is the cranky slave owner of Anakin and Shmi Skywalker. Watto shares many similarities with the Ben-Hur character Sheik Ilderim. Both Watto and Ilderim are short, gruff, and have pot-bellies and thick eyebrows.

Also Sheik Ilderim sponsors and wagers money on Ben-Hur, while Watto sponsors and wagers money on Anakin Skywalker.

  Watto from The Phantom Menace
 Appears in the Following Films
  Attack of the Clones (2002)
The Phantom Menace
  Brennan, Kristen. “Ben-Hur.” Star Wars Origins. 2006. <>.  


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