Kenny, formerly of Ashton, Preston, famously appeared in films like The Elephant Man, Time Bandits, Willow, Flash Gordon, Amadeus and Labyrinth, but it was his role as R2-D2 in Star Wars that made him a household name.
May the fourth be with you: A look back at the life of Preston's own R2-D2 Kenny Baker on Star Wars Day
May 4 has become synonymous with Star Wars Day, and to celebrate we thought we'd take a look back at our very own Kenny Baker.
By Iain Lynn
Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 2:29 pm
Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 2:30 pm
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