1) Darth Vader - There is no more central character to the saga onscreen or off.
2) Yoda - "For 800 years have I trained jedi" pretty much says it.
3) Luke Skywalker - The OT was only a part of his influence, which has been expanded greatly in novels and comics.
4) Darth Sidious/Palpatine - Nearly destroyed the Jedi and took over pretty much everything for awhile.
5) Leia Organa Solo - Onetime Leader of the Rebellion, Chief of State, Jedi Master, and mother of 3 influential Jedi.
6) R2-D2 - Our heroes would never have made it through one movie without him.
7) Han Solo - Smuggler and Hero-for-hire that repeatedly saved the day well into the expanded universe. Don't tell him the odds.
8) Obi Wan Kenobi - Hero of the Clone Wars, mentor and guide to Luke Skywalker and his father.
9) Jacen Solo - Twin born of Leia and Han. Took the mantle Darth Caedus after a path of confusion, pain, and discovery.
10) Jaina Solo - Twin born of Leia and Han. "Sword of the Jedi".
11) Mara Jade Skywalker - Wife of Luke Skywalker and former "Emperor's Hand" that would shape events for the jedi for years. Mentor to Jaina Solo.
12) Gilad Pellaeon - Supreme Commander of the Imperial Remnant and eventually the Galactic Alliance. Broke down lines between Imperial and Republic.
13) XoXaan - Influence lasted 4 millenia. She had a part in establishing the Sith at the beginning, and her teachings restarted the Sith Order under Darth Krayt.
14) Darth Bane - Established the "rule of two" and kept the Sith hidden for years when they were thought to be extinct.
15) Count Dooku - Leader of the separatists during the Clone Wars. Darth Tyranus.
16) Mon Mothma - Leader of the rebellion against the Empire. Founding member.
17) Bail Organa - Leader of the rebellion, adopted father of Leia, marshalled the galaxy to action.
18) Padme Amidala - Queen and eventual Senator of Naboo. Instrumental in resistance against war. Mother of Luke and Leia.
19) Chewbacca - Fierce, loyal companion to Han Solo that died protecting his child.
20) Admiral Ackbar - Military leader of the rebellion and eventually the New Republic
21) Qui Gon Jinn - Master of Obi Wan Kenobi. Found Anakin Skywalker, believing him to be "the one".
22) C-3PO - Protocol droid that was asked to do much more in the employ of Luke, Leia and others.
23) Lando Calrissean - Businessman and smuggler that aided the rebels and Republic. Led the attack on the second death star.
24) Vergere - Jedi that lived with the Yuuzhan Vong for a time. Experimented on Jacen Solo eventually creating his downfall.
25) Nom Anor - Yuuzhan Vong manipulator and scout that prepped the galaxy for a destructive invasion.
26) Ben Skywalker - Offspring of Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade. Powerful Jedi that is still reaching his potential
27) Grand Moff Tarkin - Commander of the first Death Star. Rule through fear.
28) Lumiya - Instigator and apprentice to Darth Vader that caused chaos and grief to the Skywalkers and the galaxy.
29) Grand Admiral Thrawn - Nearly re-established the Empire after it was taken down. Brilliant military strategist.
30) "Starkiller" Galen Marek - Vader's "secret" apprentice. Actually instrumental in forming the rebellion.
31) Natasi Daala - Imperial Admiral. Eventual Chief of State of the Galactic Alliance. How did that happen?
32) Jan Dodonna - Long serving military mind that found the flaw in the Death Star and wrote the book on modern space combat.
33) Crix Madine - Imperial defector that helped lead the rebellion as a General.
34) Jango Fett - Pattern for the entire clone army. Bounty hunter "father" of Boba. One time Mandalore… leader of the Mandalorians.
35) Boba Fett - Unkillable bounty hunter. The best in the business. Later became the Mandalore
36) Jabba the Hutt - Crime Lord
37) Kyle Katarn - Jedi and mercenary instrumental in the capturing of the death star plans.
38) Corran Horn - Jedi Master, Roque Squadron Pilot, Corsec officer... is there nothing this guy can't do?
39) Borsk Fey'lya - Chief of State and political leader. Eventual martyr during Vong War.
40) Wedge Antilles - Lived through the destruction of both Death Stars as a fighter pilot. Leader of Rogue Squadron.
41) Mace Windu - Jedi Council member and fierce combatant.
42) Darth Revan - A powerful sith and redeemed jedi that influenced future sith like Darth Bane.
43) Exar Kun - Ancient sith that years later nearly destroyed Luke Skywalker and his academy.
44) Darth Krayt - Former jedi A'Sharad Hett that ended up surviving to re-establish the One Sith.
45) Cade Skywalker - Descendent of Anakin and Luke with darkness and honor in his blood.
46) Bodo Baas - Descendant of Vodo Baas. Keeper of the Holocron of Jedi knowledge.
47) Kyp Durron - Jedi apprentice that went dark and caused destruction, then redeemed, went on to be a controversial Jedi Master.
48) Talon Karrde - Honorable leader of the Smuggler's Alliance. Routinely aided the Jedi.
49) Prince Xizor - Leader of criminal syndicate Black Sun.
50) Quinlan Vos - Jedi that skirted the edge between light and dark. Influential in infiltrating the separatists.
51) Darth Maul - The first sith anyone had seen in a millenium. Apprentice to Darth Sidious.
52) Ysanne Isard - Imperial Admiral. Enemy of Rogue Squadron.
53) Oppo Rancisis - Influential battle tactician and Jedi Council Member.
54) Bevel Lemelisk - Engineer of the death stars, darksaber, and other Imperial projects
55) Raith Sienar - Conceived the death star, member of influential Seinar spaceship building empire (Sienar Technologies), designer of the TIE fighter
56) Aurra Sing - Bounty hunter and Jedi killer.
57) Jerec - Fallen Dark Jedi hunted jedi and rebels
58) Kir Kanos - Crimson Guard super soldier who fought his own treacherous kind. Also used the bounty hunter alias Kenix Kil later.
59) Cal Omas - Long standing Chief of State. Essential in putting the galaxy back together after the Vong War.
60) Tenel Ka - Mother of Jacen Solo's child Allana. Queen Mother of Hapes Consotium and Jedi.
61) Nute Gunray - Neimoidian Trade Federation leader that paved the way for the return of the sith and the Clone Wars.
62) Tycho Celchu - Rebel hero and leader of Rogue Squadron for awhile.
63) Baron Soontir Fel - The top Imperial pilot that became a rogue for awhile before returning to the Chiss and the Empire under Thrawn
64) Gavin Darklighter - Member or Rogue Squadron that eventually became an Admiral
65) Wes Janson - Rebel hero and member of Rogue Squadron and Wraith Squadron
66) Aruk the Hutt - Aruk the Great. Leader of Besadii kajidic that amassed a great wealth through slave trade and spice smuggling.
67) Durga the Hutt - Ambitious Hutt that was the successor to Aruk. Also became a Black Sun Vigo.
68) Wullf Yularen - An Admiral in the Republic Navy during the Clone Wars, he went on to serve in the Imperial Security Bureau aboard the 1st Death Star.
69) Booster Terrik - Smuggler and helper of the Jedi. Used his captured Star Destroyer to transport, house, and back up the galactic republic
70) Winter Celchu - Friend and impersonator of Princess Leia. An spy and rebel agent also known as Targeter. Watched over Solo children when they were young.
71) Plo Koon - Influential Jedi Council member.
72) Ki Adi Mundi - Influential Jedi Council member.
73) Aayla Secura - For empowering female Twi'leks as more than dancing girls and for jumping from the pages of comics to the big screen, among other things.
74) Darth Plagueis - Master of Darth Sidious, master of midi-chlorian manipulation
75) Karness Muur - Creator of Muur Talisman which created army of mindless rakghouls and whose affects spanned the millenia.
76) General Grievous - Leader of the separatist droid army
77) K'Kruhk - Long lived jedi that shaped the paths of many through the period of Anakin, Luke, and his descendants Kol, and Cade.
78) Garm Bel Iblis - Corellian senator and military leader played a pivotal role in the defeat of Thrawn and the Vong, and the establishment of the New Republic
79) Thrackan Sal-Solo - Cousin of Han Solo that was responsible for the second Galactic Civil War. Obsessed with Centerpoint Station.
80) Lama Su - Prime Minister of Kamino and overseer of the creation of the clone army of the Republic
81) Sate Pestage - Long time advisor to Palpatine. Attempted to rule after his death.
82) Mandalore the Ultimate - Accepted multiple species into the Mandalorians, formed into the Neo-Crusaders, and began the Mandalorian Wars.
83) San Hill - Chairman of the InterGalactic Banking Clan that aligned with the Separatists
84) Wat Tambor - Leader of the Techno Union that helped fund and supply the Separatists.
85) Passel Argente - Magistrate of the Corporate Alliance that aligned with the Separatists
86) Poggle the Lesser - Archduke of Geonosis controlled droid factories that produced battle droids for the Separatists. Clone Wars began on Geonosis.
87) Shu Mai - President of the Commerce Guild that aligned with the Separatists.
88) Po Nudo - Aligned the Hyper-Communications Cartel with the Separatists.
89) Tikkes - Leader of the Quarren Isolation League that aligned with the Separatists during the Clone Wars
90) Raynar Thul - Jedi that became a Killik joiner and almost pulled several other Jedi to join him. Indirectly caused another war that nearly enveloped the galaxy.
91) Saba Sebatyne - Master Jedi that mentored several other Jedi inclucing Leia Organa Solo, and was an acting Grand Master of the order in Luke's absence.
92) T'ra Saa - Long lived Jedi Master that influenced Jedi matters from before the clone wars, into the era of Cade Skywalker.
93) Naga Sadow - Sith lord form the days of the first Sith Empire that had human and the Sith species blood. Led the Sith invasion into the Republic.
94) Freedon Nadd - Fallen Jedi that awakened Naga Sadow's spirit and became a Dark Lord of the Sith.
95) Tyber Zann - Crime lord the led his own faction known as the Zann Consortium. Expelled from the Imperial Academy and held a grudge.
96) Warlord Zsinj - Powerful post-Imperial Warlord that at the height of his power, controlled a third of the galaxy.
97) Sien Sovv - Sullustan Supreme Commander of the New Republic/Galactic Alliance Defense Force. Served on the first High Council organized by Cal Omas.
98) Darth Malgus - Sith Lord of the Old Republic that led an attack on Coruscant that destroyed to Jedi Temple and disgraced the Jedi.
99) Tor Vizsla - Founder of the Death Watch faction of the Mandalorians that started a Mandalorian civil war. His work continued by another of his clan, Pre Vizsla
100) Roan Fel - Head of the Moff Council after the 2nd Galactic Civil War. An Imperial Knight who attempted to ally the Empire with the Galactic Remnant and Jedi.