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Kenny Baker

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Birthday
24, 1934
Birthplace
Birmingham, England
Death Date
Aug 13, 2016 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1934
Birthplace
Birmingham, England
Death Date
Aug 13, 2016 (81)

About

British actor who played R2-D2 in the Star Wars films. He also played Paploo, an Ewok who steals a speeder bike, in Return of the Jedi.

Before Fame

He went to a boarding school as a child and wanted to have a career as an engraver like his father.

Trivia

In 2009, he published a biography titled From Tiny Acorns: The Kenny Baker Story.

Family Life

He was married to Eileen Baker from 1970 until her death in 1993. Neither of their two children have dwarfism.

Associated With

He starred in George Lucas' popular film series Star Wars.