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JIMMY VEE

Appearing All Weekend

Jimmy Vee (born 3 February 1959) is a Scottish actor, puppeteer and stunt performer. He is best known for playing a number of Doctor Who monsters and aliens including Bannakaffalatta in the 2007 Christmas special Voyage of the Damned, as well as the Graske in the Doctor Who spin-off series The Sarah Jane Adventures. He is also well known as the actor for R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, replacing the late Kenny Baker, who died in 2016.

Vee started his career as a stunt double/performer for various small actors and extras in films such as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. He also starred as Cheeky the dwarf in the King's Theatre, Glasgow adaptation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. 

In November 2015, he was cast as R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, succeeding Kenny Baker before Baker's death in August 2016. He identifies as a dwarf, standing 1.12 metres (3ft 8in) tall, the same height as Kenny Baker, who originally played R2-D2.

Prices

Autograph

£20.00 (+ booking fees)

Photograph

£20.00 (+ booking fees)