KENNY BAKER AUTOGRAPH POSTCARD R2-D2 STAR WARS 6X4″

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Kenny Baker Autograph postcard R2-D2 Star Wars 6×4″

Lovely Kenny Baker autograph signed in blue marker across the front of the postcard. Small crease across the start of the line below the signature.

Kenny Baker along with fellow ‘Star Wars’ actor Anthony Daniels — or rather their droid costumes — had their footprints pressed into cement on August 3, 1977, at the famous TCL Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. Reportedly, Anthony

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Kenny Baker Autograph postcard R2-D2 Star Wars 6×4″

Lovely Kenny Baker autograph signed in blue marker across the front of the postcard. Small crease across the start of the line below the signature.

 

 

Kenny Baker (August 24, 1934 – August 13, 2016) a British actor best known as the man inside of R2-D2 in the Star Wars film series.

 

R2-D2 signed Kenny Baker

Baker, at 3 feet, 8 inches (112 cm) tall, a circus and cabaret performer with entertainer Jack Purvis when George Lucas hired him to be the man inside R2-D2 in Star Wars in 1977. Though both he and his wife have dwarfism, their two sons do not. Baker appears in the first six theatrical Star Wars films. Although stock footage used for much of R2-D2’s role in Revenge of the Sith. Baker played an additional role in 1983’s Return of the Jedi as Paploo; the Ewok who stole an Imperial speeder bike. He originally going to play Wicket W. Warrick, but he fell ill, and that role handed over to eleven-year-old Warwick Davis.

 

Star Wars Memorabilia

In Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, Baker was credited as “R2 Consultant.” R2-D2 in the movie, represented by actor Jimmy Vee.

Baker had also worked with George Lucas outside of the Star Wars films. With an uncredited role as a Nelwyn band member in Willow. As well as a role as the Goblin Corps in Labyrinth.

Sadly, Kenny Baker autograph hospitalized on April 9; 2008 because of a “mystery illness.” On August 13, 2016, passed away at the age of 81, 11 days before his 82nd birthday.

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