Obituary: Richard Jones

Richard Jones (b.1945) died on November 18. Jones, who was just under four feet tall, worked as a scientist, but also was an extra in several films. His most notable role was filling the R2D2 costume in Star Wars as well as playing an Ewok. He also appeared in Willow and Labyrinth. Jones also had a career as a painter.

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  1. Don’t miss these great links! — February 18, 2010 @ 9:02 am

    [...] This week’s Star Wars links are a rather bizarre recruitment poster for the Empire and the news that the actor who played R2D2 has died. [...]

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