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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

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3' 8" (1.12 m)
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I've been in show business for 50, no, 60 years. I was approached in school to join a variety act. See more »

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He and Anthony Daniels are the only actors to have a role in all seven Star Wars movies. However, Baker worked only as an uncredited consultant in the seventh film while Daniels actually appeared in all seven films. See more »

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

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Virgo

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