The Star Wars family lost a member this weekend: Kenny Baker, the actor who brought to life the lovable droid R2-D2, died at the age of 81. As the world morns this loss, celebrities within the Hollywood community and beyond continue to express their love for Baker and his work.   

The Star Wars family lost a member this weekend: Kenny Baker, the actor who brought to life the lovable droid R2-D2, died at the age of 81. As the world morns this loss, celebrities within the Hollywood community and beyond continue to express their love for Baker and his work.

03/17/2016 AT 07:40 PM EDT Larry Drake, best known for his Emmy-winning role in L.A. Law, has died, PEOPLE can confirm. He was 66.

Actor Larry Drake Dead at 66

03/17/2016 AT 07:40 PM EDT Larry Drake, best known for his Emmy-winning role in L.A. Law, has died, PEOPLE can confirm. He was 66.

Chris Kelly  Family, friends, and fans alike mourned the sudden death of Kris Kross rapper Kelly, who died on May 1 at age 34 after being found unresponsive at his Atlanta-area home.

Celebrity Deaths in 2013: Stars We've Lost

Chris Kelly Family, friends, and fans alike mourned the sudden death of Kris Kross rapper Kelly, who died on May 1 at age 34 after being found unresponsive at his Atlanta-area home.

Dennis Farina-Law & Order actor Dennis Farina -- who also had roles in movies including Get Shorty, Snatch, and Midnight Run -- died on July 22 at age 69. TMZ reported the cause of death to be a blood clot in his lung. The star is survived by three sons from his marriage to ex-wife Patricia Farina, as well as two granddaughters and four grandsons.

Celebrity Deaths in 2013: Stars We've Lost

Dennis Farina-Law & Order actor Dennis Farina -- who also had roles in movies including Get Shorty, Snatch, and Midnight Run -- died on July 22 at age 69. TMZ reported the cause of death to be a blood clot in his lung. The star is survived by three sons from his marriage to ex-wife Patricia Farina, as well as two granddaughters and four grandsons.

Edward Herrmann, Gilmore Girls Star, Dead at 71 After Battle With Brain Cancer  Edward Herrmann

Edward Herrmann, Gilmore Girls Star, Dead at 71

Edward Herrmann, Gilmore Girls Star, Dead at 71 After Battle With Brain Cancer Edward Herrmann

A Final Farewell To Those We've Lost In 2013 Lou Myers

A Look Back At Those We've Lost In 2013

Sylvia Browne Dead: Renowned Psychic Dies at 77 - Us Weekly

Rest in Peace: Psychic Sylvia Browne Dies at 77

Veteran actor Ed Lauter, who had a long career as a character actor in TV series including The Rockford Files and Miami Vice, died on Oct. 16, 2013 after battling mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. The Shameless actor was 74 at the time of his death.

Veteran actor Ed Lauter, who had a long career as a character actor in TV series including The Rockford Files and Miami Vice, died on Oct. 16, 2013 after battling mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer. The Shameless actor was 74 at the time of his death.

Russell Johnson Dies; Gilligan's Island Professor Was 89. Rest in peace, Mr. Johnson.

Russell Johnson Dies; Gilligan's Island Professor Was 89

Russell Johnson Dies; Gilligan's Island Professor Was 89. Rest in peace, Mr. Johnson.

Joe Alaskey, who has given voice to some of the most beloved Looney Tunes, has died of cancer, his spokesperson confirms. He was 63.  

Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck voice actor Joe Alaskey dies at 63

Joe Alaskey, who has given voice to some of the most beloved Looney Tunes, has died of cancer, his spokesperson confirms. He was 63.

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