Star Wars Character: Grand Moff Tarkin
Grand Moff Tarkin is originally the Imperial leader in charge of the outlying regions of the Galactic Empire. He is highly accomplished and becomes the head commander of the Death Star. He interrogates Princess Leia and demands to know the location of the main rebel base. He promises to destroy her homeworld if she does not answer. When she finally provides a location, he orders the destruction of her planet anyways. He is killed when the first Death Star is destroyed by Luke Skywalker.