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|Born:||August 24, 1934||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Birmingham, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Started his performing career at the age of 16, when he joined Burton Lester's Midgets
Joined Billy Smart's Circus as a clown and shadow Ringmaster
Made feature debut as a Dwarf in "Circus of Horrors"
Played the loveable android R2D2 in George Lucas' record-breaking sci-fi fantasy "Star Wars"
Appeared as a Dwarf in the sci-fi feature "Flash Gordon," adapted from the 1930's comic strip
Cast as the Plumed Dwarf, opposite John Hurt in David Lynch's "The Elephant Man"
Reprised role of R2D2 in "Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back"
Starred as Fidgit in Terry Gilliam's "Time Bandits," with Sean Connery and John Cleese
Appeared in a dual role as the Ewok, 'Paploo' and R2D2 in "Star Wars, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi"
Cast as Parody Commendatore in the academy award winning film "Amadeus"
Played a Village Goblin in the Jim Henson directed "Labyrinth," starring David Bowie Bowie and Jennifer Connelly
Toured Britain as a one man comedy tour called "Kenny Baker"
Reprised role of R2D2 in "Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace"
Once again portrayed R2D2 in "Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones"
Returned as R2D2 in the final installment of the Star Wars series' "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith"
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