Kenny Baker, The Original Artoo, Passes Away at 81

RIP R2-D2.

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British actor Kenny Baker, best known for playing R2-D2 in the original Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at 81 years old. Once confirmed, his passing was met with widespread memorials from his costars and colleagues on social media. In addition to Artoo, Baker had roles in iconic films like The Goodies, Amadeus, Labyrinth, Flash Gordon and many more.

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