Over the years I’ve heard rumors that the Star Wars character, Yoda, was patterned after the LDS prophet, Spencer W Kimball. For those of you who are not familiar with Spencer Kimball, here is a picture of him:
Compare that picture with Yoda and you can see a slight resemblance (minus the green face!):
Recently, we took my niece, who is a huge Star Wars fan to the local Art Museum for a Star Wars Exhibit. I learned there that this myth was false and that Yoda was actually patterned after Einstein as shown in the picture I took at the exhibit:
So next time you hear that rumor floating around, now you know the true story!