Lunch Break On The Set Of Star Wars

Published August 13, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017

Lunch Break Star Wars 1977

Even astromech droids need to eat. Featured above is Kenny Baker, the man behind the much-revered R2D2, chowing down in-between takes in 1977. Baker, whose 44-inch stature enabled him to squeeze into the Akira Kurosawa-inspired apparatus, can also be found in 1983’s Return of the Jedi, where he played an Ewok named Paploo.

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