R2-D2 is a character in the Star Wars franchise. He is an astromech droid who is one a few characters to appear in every installment in the series (if not counting Solo). He is an R2 series astromech droid, serving as C-3PO's counterpart.
Why He Rocks
- He is one of the most popular robot characters in cinematic history.
- His hilarious bickering with C-3PO.
- He is resourceful and brave.
- He is loyal, assertive, and courageous.
- He is a skilled mechanic.
- He is not afraid to fight when when the situation demanded it.
- His iconic beeping effects, thanks to Star Wars and WALL-E sound designer Ben Burtt.