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Jimmy Vee (born February 3, 1959) is a Scottish actor who portrayed R2-D2 in Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi and Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker, 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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  1. McEwan, Cameron (2015-11-16). Doctor Who actor Jimmy Vee is the new R2-D2 in Star Wars Episode 8. Metro.co.uk. Retrieved on January 16, 2016.
  2. Jimmy-Vee.com - The Official Website.

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