Kanan Jarrus

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Name: Kanan Jarrus, Caleb Dume
Occupation: Rebel, Jedi
Relationships: Hera Syndulla
Fandom: Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels
Other: voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr.
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Kanan Jarrus is a main character in Star Wars Rebels.


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Star Wars Rebels

Kanan appears in the very first episode of Rebels. He escaped during Order 66 and hid away on various planets. Eventually he met Hera Syndulla and they began running missions together. The Ghost Crew, named after Hera's ship Ghost, eventually came to include the Mandalorian Sabine Wren, the Lasat Garazeb Orrelios or Zeb, and Ezra Bridger, a Force-sensitive boy that Kanan takes on as his Padawan.

Before Order 66, Kanan was known as Caleb Dume.

A New Dawn

Kanan and Hera both appear in this prequel novel to the show.

The Clone Wars

Kanan/Caleb appears as a cameo in the The Clone Wars. His Jedi master was Depa Billaba.

The Rise of Skywalker

Kanan is one of several Jedi who speak to Rey through the Force.

Common Pairings

Kanan Jarrus/Hera Syndulla is the most popular ship, Kanera being a portmanteau of their names.

Fanon and Common Tropes in Fanworks

Fix-it fics are common, along with time travel AUs.

Example Fanworks


  • Blackbird by Okadiah, Hera and crew are sent on mission to recruit Kanan and Ezra, who operate as vigilante assassins fighting the Empire, into the rebellion. But Kanan’s dark past and darker tendencies make the chances of the mission’s success slim. [It’s a good thing Hera, Ezra, and the crew don’t give up easy.]




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