RIP Kenny Baker, you brought heart and spirit, comedy and soul to Star Wars through R2-D2.
So sorry to hear about this. It was lovely working with Kenny. Kenny Baker, Star Wars R2-D2 actor, dies aged 81 https://t.co/9HW6f3MWZl
— Ewan McGregor (@mcgregor_ewan) August 13, 2016
His niece confirmed that after being ill for quite some time, the actor has passed away, according to the BBC.
The galaxy is mourning his passing, and celebrating his life.
Rest in peace, Kenny Baker, the heart and soul of R2-D2. pic.twitter.com/NqOpxotxyK
— 20th Century Fox (@20thcenturyfox) August 13, 2016
R.I.P Kenny Baker. You were a great friend. Love to your family.
— Ahmed BEst (@ahmedbest) August 13, 2016
The galaxy weeps for our friend Kenny Baker, the man who brought R2-D2 to life. https://t.co/wvZt0QSgbf
— ILM Visual Effects (@ILMVFX) August 13, 2016
Rest In Peace Kenny Baker https://t.co/tNIJcUSMVK
— Michael Giacchino (@m_giacchino) August 13, 2016
So sad to hear one of my dearest friends passed away. Rest in peace Kenny Baker. Love you. Will miss you! pic.twitter.com/FosdwNysGk
— Daniel Logan (@Daniel_Logan) August 13, 2016
We are very saddened by the loss of this great man. He will be sorely missed. https://t.co/XwSkOaroO3
— The Rebel Legion (@rebellegion) August 13, 2016
Just learned about the loss of Kenny Baker, actor who played R2D2 I met him a couple of times, was very nice, https://t.co/97WidKHOGo
— Kevin J Anderson (@TheKJA) August 13, 2016
— Kyle Newman (@kyle_newman) August 13, 2016
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) August 13, 2016
— Dominic Monaghan. (@DomsWildThings) August 13, 2016
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