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14th May '13 8:16:21 AM helterskelter
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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in many every major franchises, including two different versions of ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.

He stars in RickyGervais' 2011 series ''Series/LifesTooShort''.

He's 3'6", and co-founded a [[http://www.willowmanagement.co.uk/ talent agency]] that specializes in representing performers on the extreme ends of the height spectrum.

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!!Notable Roles:

* ''StarWars'': He got his start as Wicket the Ewok in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', and then later played multiple costumed aliens (along with an uncostumed cameo as part of the Podrace audience) in ''ThePhantomMenace''.
* ''Film/{{Willow}}'' as Willow Ufgood, a role that George Lucas created specifically for him after being impressed by his performance in ''ReturnOfTheJedi''.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' as a member of the Goblin Corps.
* ''Film/{{Leprechaun}}'' as the Leprechaun.
* ''Film/HarryPotter'' as Professor Flitwick in every film of the series (except ''DeathlyHallows, Part 1''), a goblin bank teller in the first film, and Griphook in the final two.
* ''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' as the body of Marvin the Depressed Android. (Creator/AlanRickman played the character's voice.)
* ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' as Reepicheep and Glimfeather in the 1980s BBC miniseries, and as Nikabrik in the 2000s film series.
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' as Grettir the Bridge-Keeper, a quintessential example of a OneSceneWonder.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' as Porridge, the [[spoiler:Emperor of an entire galaxy]] who goes undercover to enjoy freedom and excitement for a while.
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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in many every major franchises, including two different versions of ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.

He stars in RickyGervais' 2011 series ''Series/LifesTooShort''.

He's 3'6", and co-founded a [[http://www.willowmanagement.co.uk/ talent agency]] that specializes in representing performers on the extreme ends of the height spectrum.

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!!Notable Roles:

* ''StarWars'': He got his start as Wicket the Ewok in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'', and then later played multiple costumed aliens (along with an uncostumed cameo as part of the Podrace audience) in ''ThePhantomMenace''.
* ''Film/{{Willow}}'' as Willow Ufgood, a role that George Lucas created specifically for him after being impressed by his performance in ''ReturnOfTheJedi''.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' as a member of the Goblin Corps.
* ''Film/{{Leprechaun}}'' as the Leprechaun.
* ''Film/HarryPotter'' as Professor Flitwick in every film of the series (except ''DeathlyHallows, Part 1''), a goblin bank teller in the first film, and Griphook in the final two.
* ''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' as the body of Marvin the Depressed Android. (Creator/AlanRickman played the character's voice.)
* ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' as Reepicheep and Glimfeather in the 1980s BBC miniseries, and as Nikabrik in the 2000s film series.
* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' as Grettir the Bridge-Keeper, a quintessential example of a OneSceneWonder.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' as Porridge, the [[spoiler:Emperor of an entire galaxy]] who goes undercover to enjoy freedom and excitement for a while.
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12th May '13 6:15:48 PM helterskelter
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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.

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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in practically many every major franchise, ever, franchises, including two different versions of ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.



Did we mention that he's 3'6", and co-founded a [[http://www.willowmanagement.co.uk/ talent agency]] that specializes in representing performers on the extreme ends of the height spectrum?

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Did we mention that he's He's 3'6", and co-founded a [[http://www.willowmanagement.co.uk/ talent agency]] that specializes in representing performers on the extreme ends of the height spectrum?
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12th May '13 3:26:13 AM Tuckerscreator
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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.

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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'' at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.



* ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' as Reepicheep and Glimfeather in the 1980s BBC miniseries, and as Nikabrik in the 2000s film series.

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* ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' ''Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' as Reepicheep and Glimfeather in the 1980s BBC miniseries, and as Nikabrik in the 2000s film series.
12th May '13 3:23:41 AM Ravenya003
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* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' as Grettir the Bridge-Keeper, a quintessential example of a OneSceneWonder.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' as Porridge, the [[spoiler:Emperor of an entire galaxy]] who goes undercover to enjoy freedom and excitement for a while.
22nd Apr '13 5:15:25 AM Michael
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Did we mention that he's 3'6", and co-founded a talent agency that specializes in representing performers on the extreme ends of the height spectrum?

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Did we mention that he's 3'6", and co-founded a [[http://www.willowmanagement.co.uk/ talent agency agency]] that specializes in representing performers on the extreme ends of the height spectrum?
14th Mar '13 9:24:30 PM EarlOfSandvich
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* ''TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' as the body of Marvin the Depressed Android. (Creator/AlanRickman played the character's voice.)

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* ''TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' ''Film/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' as the body of Marvin the Depressed Android. (Creator/AlanRickman played the character's voice.)
23rd Feb '13 4:56:08 PM Deusirae76
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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'', he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.

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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'', ''Film/{{Willow}}'' at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.
23rd Feb '13 4:51:33 PM Deusirae76
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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve, he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.

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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve, twelve and his StarMakingRole in ''Film/{{Willow}}'', he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.
23rd Feb '13 4:47:54 PM Deusirae76
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* ''Film/{{Willow}}'' as Willow Ufgood, a role that George Lucas created specifically for him after being impressed by his performance in ReturnOfTheJedi.

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* ''Film/{{Willow}}'' as Willow Ufgood, a role that George Lucas created specifically for him after being impressed by his performance in ReturnOfTheJedi.''ReturnOfTheJedi''.
18th Feb '13 2:20:30 PM Deusirae76
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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve, he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.

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[[AwesomeMcCoolName Warwick Davis]] (born in 1970) is an English actor who would be the king of HeyItsThatGuy if not for the fact that he does most of his work under costumes and special effects makeup. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'' at the age of twelve, he has gone on to play roles in practically every major franchise, ever, including two different versions of ''TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and he played [[ActingForTwo three different]] [[LoadsAndLoadsOfRoles characters]] of the course of the ''HarryPotter'' films. In TheNineties, he starred in his own series of [[{{Leprechaun}} slasher films]], which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.
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