When you sign in to Disney’s new streaming service and turn on its new “Star Wars” show, you might see a familiar face.

“The Mandalorian” debuted Tuesday on Disney Plus. And one of the first characters you’ll see is portrayed by John Beasley, an Omaha actor who has notable roles in “Rudy,” “Everwood,” “The Sum of All Fears” and “The Purge: Anarchy.”

Beasley plays an unnamed barkeep in a hole-in-the-wall outer rim tavern where the bounty hunter gets into a bar fight.

“He says you spilled his drink,” Beasley’s character says, translating for an angry patron.

Beasley’s uncredited role appears only in the opening sequence of the 40-minute episode. His small part is also visible in a “special look” trailer on YouTube.

Set after the fall of the Empire in “Return of the Jedi” and before the events of “The Force Awakens,” this show follows a lone gunman making his way through the galaxy.

The series also features Pedro Pascal as The Mandalorian, as well as notable actors such as Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Werner Herzog, Nick Nolte, Brian Posehn, Horatio Sanz, Taika Waititi, Carl Weathers, Bill Burr and Mark Boone Jr.

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Kevin Coffey is the entertainment editor and critic, covering music, movies, video games, comic books and lots more. Follow him on Twitter @owhmusicguy. Phone: 402-444-1557.

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