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Elaine Baker (II)

Elaine Baker was born on December 23, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Elaine Melba Parkyn. She is known for her work on An American Werewolf in London (1981), The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). She was previously married to Rick Baker. See full bio »

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Was the first person to play the Emperor in the Star Wars films. In the original version of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), that is her face as the Emperor, with the voice of Clive Revill, and the eyes of an orangutan. She was replaced in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) by Ian McDiarmid, who also played the role in the prequels and was eventually called ... See more »

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