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Spotlight on R2-D2

Character Name: R2-D2
Original Owner: Royal House of Naboo
Home World: Naboo
Species: Astromech Droid
Profession: Utility Droid
Portrayed by: Kenny Baker
Appeared in: The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi

If it wasn't for R2, the heroes of all six movies would not have lived to save the Republic. Always around with an innovative solution to save his human friends when they needed it most, R2-D2 is a crucial aspect in the fight to over-throw Emperor Palpatine.

R2-D2 Star Wars Photo Gallery

Use the arrows below to view some pictures of R2-D2 from the Star Wars movies.

R2-D2 Classic Scene

Kenny Baker Fast Facts

Birth Name: Kenneth George Baker
Date of Birth: August 24, 1934
Birth Place: Birmingham, England

YouTube Fun Feature

Here's Kenny Baker, the man inside the droid costume:

R2-D2 Collectibles

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