Kenny Baker Rank
About Kenny Baker
Kenny Baker began his acting career in 1951 after he was added to a theatrical troupe that mainly consisted of people with dwarfism. However, his breakthrough came in 1977 when he was hired to perform the role of R2-D2 in the movie entitled “Star Wars”. The English actor has been used in other movie productions which include “Labyrinth”, “Amadeus” and “The Elephant Man”.
He was raised by his parents – Harold and Ethel Baker. He was married to Eileen Baker from 1970 until she died in 1993. He was survived by two children.
The actor passed away in 2016, a few days to his birthday.
With the help of writer, Ken Mills, and Writestuff Autographs, he published his biography titled “From Tiny Acorns: The Kenny Baker Story” in 2009.
Kenny Baker Rank
Kenny Baker's Popularity
Kenny Baker was a famous English actor, who was born on August 24, 1934. As a person born on this date, Kenny Baker is listed in our database as the 65th most popular celebrity for the day (August 24) and the 70th most popular for the year (1934).
People born on August 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Kenny Baker is the 1645th most popular Virgo.
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