Full name : Kenneth George Baker a british actor, born in 1934 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. His physical appearance '3 ft 8 in (112 cm)' tall, made him the ideal candidate to play
the R2-D2 the droid character in the Star Wars series. He appeared in the first 3 Star Wars movies and was a consultant for Star Wars : The Force Awakens in 2015. Baker also played in several other movies :
his first : Circus of Horrors (1960), Flash Gordon (1980), The Elephant Man (1980), Time Bandits (1981), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982), Amadeus (1984), Mona Lisa and Labyrinth
(1986), Sleeping Beauty (1987) and Willow (1988).