April 14th, 2009 by Dunc · 1 Comment
The bushfires that raged in the Australian state of Victoria earlier this year killed more than 200 and left over 7000 homeless. The fires may be snuffed, but the victims are still hurting, and Star Wars fans have banded together to help them.
Though there are plenty of items up on Ebay now, including signed photographs from David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Jeremy Bulloch and Bonnie Piesse. But of particularly of interest to EU fans is a chance to get a namesake (tuckerized) character in the fifth Clone Wars novel by Karen Miller or a yet-unannounced Star Wars book (!) from Sean Williams. And Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta are offering an original manuscript from one of the Young Jedi Knights novels.
Filed: expanded universe · star wars
Tagged: bonnie piesse · charity · david prowse · ebay · jeremy bulloch · karen miller · kenny baker · kja · sean williams · yjk
May 6th, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
Filed: lucasfilm · people · star wars
Tagged: george lucas · kenny baker · sports
April 11th, 2008 by Dunc · 1 Comment
The actor was returning to England from Chicago when an “apparent asthma attack struck.” He was rushed to the hospital when the plane landed. His son told reporters that the attack was ‘nothing serious.’ He’s already awake and talking, so hopefully things will be okay!
Tagged: kenny baker
February 16th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher will be at Celebration IV! Several other guests have also been confirmed: Kenny Baker (R2-D2,) David Prowse (Vader,) Garrick Hagon (Biggs,) Paul Blake (Motti) and more.
Tagged: carrie fisher · celebration iv · david prowse · kenny baker