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Kenny Baker (I) (1934–2016)


Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13, 2016 in Preston, Lancashire,... See full bio »

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Alternate Names:

Ken Baker | The Mini Tones | R2-D2

Height:

3' 8" (1.12 m)
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[on Anthony Daniels] Anthony doesn't mix at all-he keeps himself to himself. He never wants to have a drink with any of us. Once when I said hello to him he just turned his back on me and said, 'Can't you see I'm having a conversation?' I was blazing with rage. It was the rudest thing anyone had ever done to me. I was furious. It was unbelievable. See more »

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As of 2016, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Elephant Man (1980) and Amadeus (1984), with the latter winning in the category. See more »

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Best known as R2D2 from the Star Wars films See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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