Peter Quill or popularly known as Star-Lord is the main character in the superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy. The character is portrayed by Chris Pratt and is created by Steve Gan and Steve Englehart in 1975. He is a half human, half celestial being abducted from Earth by Yondu and his group of space pirates in 1988 shortly after his mother’s death. He left the Ravagers clan and started his independent operation initially by stealing a mysterious orb . Following his arrest from the theft, he develops an alliance with fellow intergalactic criminals Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot. This outlaw turned into superhero group became known as the Guardians of the Galaxy.