R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker Taken Ill, Giz Says Get Well SoonS

Kenny Baker, the man behind everyone's favourite 'droid, is in a Manchester hospital after suffering a severe asthma attack. The 73-year-old actor was on a Manchester-bound plane returning from a sci-fi convention in the US when he was taken ill. A speedy recovery from everyone at Gizmodo, Kenny. [Telegraph]