Rest in the Force, Kenny Baker

Kenny Baker, who will forever be known and remembered as the actor who brought R2-D2 to life, has passed on today aged 81, just 11 days shy of his 82nd birthday. According to various sources, he had been ill for a while already.

 

2016 has claimed another Great One. Rest in the Force, Sir!

 

Kenny Baker
Kenny Baker (24 August 1934 – 13 August 2016)