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But in Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story 3," which opens June 18, Ken is a swinging bachelor who lives in a daycare center where Woody, Buzz, Jessie, Mr. Potato Head and the gang come to live after their beloved owner, Andy, heads off to college.
Keaton can't keep from laughing during a recent phone interview when he talks about playing the iconic doll.
So is there a back story to Ken? How did he end up in the daycare center?
"It's so great to have these conversations with a straight face. I'll challenge anyone to talk about this and not start to, like, grin. You have to shoot your face up with Novocain to have these conversations. Ken actually serves as kind of a concierge — somewhere between a tour guide, a concierge, maitre d' and ambassador. He's not only alone in his dream house but probably alone in the dream."