Apr 11, 2008 11:02 PM EST
Star Wars Actor Kenny Baker, R2D2, Struck With Mysterious Illness
Kenny Baker, best known for his role as R2-D2 in Star Wars was brought to the hospital on Thursday, April 10th, 2008, due to a mystery illness. Baker was flying from the United States to England when he fell ill on the plane.
The actor was rushed to hospital immediately after landing at the airport. A family member said that he was recovering last night and expected to be home in a few days. "Kenny's conscious and talking, hopefully hell be absolutely fine", said one relative.
Kenny played R2-D2 in all 6 of the Star Wars films.
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