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Kenny Baker dies, “Star Wars” actor was 81

The actor who brought the famous R2-D2 droid to life has passed away. Kenny Baker was 81 years old and passed away at his home in England after a battle with a longtime illness. Hollywood and co-workers have been sending in their respects all day.

Mark Hamill, who worked extensively with Baker during the original Star Wars trilogy, said, “A lifelong loyal friend-I loved his optimism & determination. He WAS the droid I was looking for!”

Take a look below at some of the other respects paid on Twitter:

 

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