"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - European Film Premiere - VIP Arrivals
Carrie Fisher's dog Gary attends the European Premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Leicester Square on December 16, 2015 in London, England. David M. Benett—Getty Images

The Most Important Creature in the Star Wars Universe Is Carrie Fisher's French Bulldog

Dec 17, 2015

The cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens gathered in London Wednesday night for the film's European premiere — but the real star of the evening was Carrie Fisher's French bulldog, Gary.

Gary seemed absolutely thrilled to accompany his mom, known for her role as Leia, to the star-studded event. He got to strut his stuff on the red carpet and hang out with Stormtroopers:

Carrie Fisher Joel Ryan—AP 

Gary also posed for photos with the cast. Adam Driver was tasked with holding Gary, and he obviously took that role very seriously:

Lupita Nyong'o, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, J.J. Abrams, Carrie Fischer, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford Joel Ryan—AP 

Next, Gary totally freaked out at BB-8 while everyone was trying to pose for another photo:


Eventually, Gary calmed down a bit and just started owning the red carpet:

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" - European Film Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals Karwai Tang—Getty Images 

Gary, as you can see, is a true star. Earlier this month, he made a memorable appearance on Good Morning America:

If you want more Gary in your life, you're in luck, because he recently joined Instagram. If you follow him, here's a taste of what's in store:

Oh, you can also follow Gary on Twitter, where he posts thought-provoking polls:

Thank you, Gary, for all you have done for us.

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