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Kenneth George Baker date of birth is 24 August 1934 and place of birth is Birmingham, England. By profession he is an English actor and musician. R2-D2 was one of his most well-known roles in Star wars. He even acted in films such as Time Bandits, The Elephant Man,  Willow, Amadeus, Labyrinth and Flash Gordon. He passed away on 13 August 2016 at the age of 81. His place of death was Preston, Lancashire, England and his Resting place is Lytham Park Cemetery & Crematorium, Lan.

    Kenny Baker age, wiki, biography

    Kenny Baker's birthday is on 24 August 1934 and birth place is Birmingham, England.  His Parents are Harold Baker and Ethel Baker. Ethel Baker is his mother's name and Harold Baker is his father's name. By profession his mother was a pianist and seamstress. By profession his father was an artist, musician and draughtsman. Baker's early years were spent in Birmingham, Warwickshire, and a boarding school in Kent, where he received his formal education. He moved to Sussex, where he lived with his father, stepmother, and half-sister. Baker grew up to be 3 ft 8 in (1.12 m) tall, despite the fact that his parents were of normal height.

    Baker lived in Preston, Lancashire. He tied the knot with actress Eileen Baker his co-actress in the movie Wombling Free, which released in 1977. The couple were married from 1970 up until her demise in 1993. Despite the fact that Eileen had dwarfism as well, this was not passed down to their two kids. They have two sons Christopher Baker, born 1972 and Kevin Baker born 1975.

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens came out in December 2015 and Baker was invited to the launch event in Los Angeles. Baker was sick and couldn't make the trip to the US. He had been having trouble with his lungs for a long time. Baker, on the other hand went to the opening of the movie in London.

    After an illness, Kenny Baker passed away on August 13, 2016, just 11 days before his 82nd birthday. 

    Kenny Baker dating, relationship, Girlfriend and wife

    Kenny Baker has dated and his girlfriend name is Eileen Baker.

    He is a married man His wife name is Eileen Baker. His wife Eileen Baker date of birth is June 11, 1947 and place of birth is Preston, Lancashire, England. Eileen Baker is famous and known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi in 1983 and Wombling Free in 1978.  Eileen Baker and Kenny Baker were blessed with 2 children/ kids. Her children names are Christopher Baker and Kevin Baker. By profession his son Kevin Baker is a photographer. Christopher Baker date of birth and Kevin Baker date of birth is 1976. Eileen Baker died on September 23, 1993 and her place of death was Preston, Lancashire, England, UK. The reason of her death was Blood Clot.

    Kenny Baker Career

    On the street, Kenny Baker was addressed by a woman who encouraged him to join a theatrical group of dwarfs and midgets in 1951. This was his maiden experience in the entertainment industry. Afterwards, he spent a short period of time with a circus, where he learned to ice skate and performed in a number of ice events. He collaborated with artist Jack Purvis to develop a popular comedic act named the Minitones, which performed in nightclubs.

    Kenny Baker was chosen by George Lucas to control the robot ("droid") R2-D2 in the science fiction movie Star Wars, which was launched in 1977, as a result of his collaboration with Purvis and the Minitones. Kenny Baker stated “ he turned down the role at first. He didn't want to end things with the Minitones as they made it to the finals of the British TV programme Opportunity Knocks. Kenny Baker played R2-D2 in six of the Star Wars movies. Kenny Baker also portrayed Paploo, the Ewok who robs an Imperial speeder bike in 1983's Return of the Jedi. In the beginning, he was supposed to portray the character Wicket, but he got sick and Warwick Davis was chosen to play that character. Kenny Baker involvement with the R2-D2 persona was extended in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was launched on December 18, 2015, in North America.In the beginning, he was going to be in the cast. Instead, he was a consultant for the character. The revelation that Jimmy Vee will be playing R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi was made in November 2015, taking over for Baker.

    Among Kenny Baker many movies are Time Bandits, The Elephant Man, Amadeus, Willow, Flash Gordon, and Jim Henson's Labyrinth.Casualty, a British medical drama in which he starred, was his first television appearance.The BBC's adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia also featured him in a cameo role. Kenny Baker embarked on a short stand-up comedy career in the late 1990s. In the 1993 film UFO, he portrayed the role of Casanova.His memoir, From Tiny Acorns: The Kenny Baker Story, was co-written with Ken Mills and released by Writestuff Autographs in November 2009.

    Short Bio of Kenny Baker

    Kenneth George Baker is his born and real name. His date of birth is August 24, 1934 and birthplace is Birmingham, England. By profession he is a English actor and musician. His Parents are Harold Baker and Ethel Heath. Ethel Heath is his mother's name and Harold Baker is his father's name.

    Kenny Baker Age and Height

    Kenny Baker Age and Height
    Name Kenny Baker
    Age

    81 Years

    Height 3 feet 6 inches


    Kenny Baker Wiki and Biography

    Kenny Baker Wiki and Biography
    Born and Real Name Kenneth George Baker
    Nickname Kenny Baker
    Birthday August 24, 1934
    Age

    81 Years

    Profession English actor and musician
    Birthplace Birmingham, England
    Sun sign Virgo
    Nationality British
    Ethnicity Not Known
    Religion Christianity
    Caste Not Known


    Kenny Baker Height, Weight and Body Measurements

    Kenny Baker Height, Weight and Body Measurements
    Height 3 feet 6 inches
    Weight 40 kg
    Body Measurements Not Known
    Eye Color Blue
    Hair Color White


    Kenny Baker Net Worth and Salary

    Kenny Baker Net Worth and Salary
    Net Worth $2 million
    Salary Not Known


    Kenny Baker Education Qualifications, School and College

    Kenny Baker Education Qualifications, School and College
    Educational Qualifications Not Known
    School Schooling from a boarding school
    College Not Known


    Kenny Baker Professional Life

    Kenny Baker Professional Life
    Profession English actor and musician
    Movie Debut Circus of Horrors as Dwarf in 1960 
    Famous and well known English actor and musician


    Kenny Baker Family Details/ parents/ family background?

    Kenny Baker Family Details/ parents/ family background?
    Parents /Father Harold Baker
    Parents /Mother Ethel Heath
    Siblings/ Brothers Name Not Known
    Siblings/ Sisters Name Not Known
    Wife Eileen Baker
    Children/Son's Name Christopher Baker, Kevin Baker
    Children/Daughter's Name Not Known


    Kenny Baker Girlfriend/Wife/dating/Affairs?

    Kenny BakerGirlfriend/Wife/dating/Affairs?
    Wife/Spouse Name Eileen Baker
    Dating /Girlfriend Name/Affairs Eileen Baker


    Kenny Baker Marriage Details

    Kenny Baker Marriage Details
    Marital Status Married
    Wife/Spouse Name Eileen Baker
    Wedding dates/ Marriage date 1970


    Kenny Baker Home Address and Residence

    Kenny Baker Home Address and Residence
    Home town Birmingham, England
    House address Lytham Park Cemetery & Crematorium, Lancashire, England


    Kenny Baker Social Media Websites

    Kenny Baker Social Media Websites
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