'Star Wars' stars: Where are they now?

Published On: May 11 2011 10:38:20 AM EDT   Updated On: May 14 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

A long time ago (1977, to be exact) "Star Wars" was released. With George Lucas celebrating his 69th birthday May 14, take a look at what the stars of the film up to today.

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Kenny Baker (R2-D2) most recently guest-stared in the British television series "Casualty" and will next be seen in the horror movie "When the Devil Rides Out," set for release in 2014. In addition to being at the controls inside R2-D2 in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, he was brought back to play the character again for the "Star Wars" prequel trilogy, which he will again be doing for 2015's "Star Wars: Episode VII." Baker frequently appears at "Star Wars" conventions worldwide.

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