R.I.P. Kenny Baker


Kenny Baker and R2D2

 Sad to hear of the death of Water Rat, Kenny Baker. What joy he brought to millions.

In Star Wars he achieved the almost impossible – not just bringing life to a robot with no human features except legs – but actually making the immortal R2D2 adorable – a character who made us all smile a peaceful smile.

My lovely missis worked with Kenny in more than one pantomime – he was a modest and generous performer, and well loved.

Sincere condolences to Kenny’s family and close friends.


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