R2-D2 actor Kenny Baker passes away at 81

We are saddened to hear of the death of actor Kenny Baker, who gave R2-D2 a heart and soul. Thanks for the memories, Kenny. Our prayers and condolences go out to his family and friends.

Victor Medina is a freelance writer based in Dallas. He is the editor of several websites, and his writing credits include The Dallas Morning News, Yahoo News, Cinelinx.com and SportsIllustrated.com. He has served as a Dallas County election judge and on the Board of Directors of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. You can follow him on his blog, VictorMedina.com or on Twitter at @mrvictormedina. He can be reached by email at vic@victormedina.com.

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