[53] The recordings would not be available until the mornings of filming,[54] so Rosas prepared a great deal in advance for her scenes, studying the dialogue carefully, so that shooting would go as smoothly as possible. [51], Kuiil's eyes are not part of the mask, and instead, Rosas' actual eyes with contacts are visible. Nick Nolte is an actor who portrayed Kuiil in The Mandalorian. [15][17] Kuiil helps the Mandalorian avert a crisis with a group of alien scavengers called Jawas. [2] The value he places on freedom due to his past experience factors into his determination to protect the Child from the Empire. 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Kuiil's face was brought to life through animatronics and puppetry, with its electronics and wires concealed in the backpack and pockets of Kuiil's costume. [1][2][20] It is revealed that after the Mandalorian left Arvala-7, Kuiil found and rebuilt the bounty hunter droid IG-11, whom the Mandalorian had destroyed while rescuing the Child. [1][2] He is very resourceful,[21] and highly proficient with technology, as demonstrated by his ability to repair IG-11 and the Razor Crest. In Episode 4 of the first season, the Mandalorian finally met a warrior on his … [49] Some reviewers have noted that Kuiil's mask appears to have been designed to resemble Nick Nolte's face. [4] Kuiil is very intelligent, offering wisdom and guidance to visitors on Arvala-7. [53] Nick Nolte recorded dialogue for Kuiil before the character's live-action scenes were filmed,[53][54] providing multiple takes with different performances and vocal inclinations for the crew to choose from. [1][15][16] Kuiil teaches the Mandalorian how to ride one of the captured blurrgs so he can travel to the compound. He has been described as a fan favorite, with several reviews calling him the best character on the show, and his signature line "I have spoken" became one of the better-known and best-liked lines of dialogue from the series.