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Kenny Baker, R2-D2 Actor, Has Died At 83

Kenny Baker, british actor and musician, died Saturday morning after suffering from a long term illness. The 83-year-old was best known for manning the heroic and iconic droid R2-D2 in the Star Wars franchise. He made his last appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Baker’s niece, Abigail Shield, released a statement which read: “It was expected, but it’s sad nonetheless. He had ... Read More »