Or Obi Kenobi’s, whatever. As a writer, I sometimes like to put in a Wise Olde White Dude into my works. Someone whose backstory you don’t reeeeally need to flesh out. Their aura of wisdom precedes them.
Ever consider who the sage of The Incredibles is?
That’s right. When she says No Capes, you listen.
(Supposedly, part of why there were no capes is because the animation would have been a pain in the anus at the time.)