How Did Kenny Baker Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Kenny Baker death

The movie actor Kenny Baker passed away at age 81, impressive.

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British actor who played R2-D2 in the Star Wars films. He also played Paploo, an Ewok who steals a speeder bike, in Return of the Jedi.

He was married to Eileen Baker from 1970 until her death in 1993. Neither of their two children have dwarfism.

How did Kenny Baker die?

Chronic Condition caused Kenny Baker's death in 2016.

Information about the death of Kenny Baker
Cause of deathChronic Condition
Age of death81 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayAugust 24, 1934
Death dateAugust 13, 2016
Place of deathPreston, United Kingdom
Place of burialLancashire, England


I miss being able to play my instruments – I’m too much of a physical wreck these days. Playing the vibraphone gives me backache, leg ache, and everything-else ache, and the asthma means I no longer have enough puff to play harmonica.

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I’ve been in show business for 50, no, 60 years. I was approached in school to join a variety act.

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I used to tour the theatres and clubs with an 18-foot luxury caravan strapped to the back of my Roller – it was a damn site more comfortable than most hotels.

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I do enjoy doing pantomime at Christmas. If I didn’t do it, I’d feel as though I was missing something.

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I started performing in 1950 at the age of 16 when I joined the Burton Lester’s Midgets as a performer. Shortly after, I became a DJ with Mecca Organization before joining Billy Smart’s Circus as a clown and shadow Ringmaster.

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