Kenneth George “Kenny” Baker was an English actor and musician. He was well known for portraying the character R2-D2 in the popular science-fiction movie franchise Star Wars. He passed away today at the age of 83.
Buster Keaton was crazy. During the filming of Steamboat Bill Jr in 1928, crew members threatened to quit and begged him not to do this scene. The cameraman admitted to looking away while rolling. A two ton prop comes down, brushes his arm and he doesn’t even flinch!