Star Wars set designer: Kenny Baker ‘proud’ to be R2-D2
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Star Wars set designer: Kenny Baker ‘proud’ to be R2-D2

Kenny Baker was "proud" of being the "most iconic film character that exists", according to Star Wars set designer Roger Christian.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live, Mr Christian described the moment Kenny started moving in the first prototype of R2-D2 as "like striking destiny".

The British actor, who starred as R2-D2 in six Star Wars films, has died aged 81 after a long illness.

  • 15 Aug 2016
  • From the section UK