Jimmy Vee (born November 5, 1959) is a Scottish actor who portrayed R2-D2 in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, continuing the work of the late Kenny Baker.[1] Vee stands at 1.12 meters tall which allows him to fit into the can-like astromech droid bodies.

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. McEwan, Cameron (2015-11-16). Doctor Who actor Jimmy Vee is the new R2-D2 in Star Wars Episode 8. Retrieved on January 16, 2016.

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