Warwick Ashley Davis (born February 3, 1970) is an English actor. Since his debut playing Wicket W. Warrick in Return of the Jedi at the age of twelve and his Star-Making Role in Willow at the age of eighteen, he has gone on to play roles in many major franchises, including two different versions of The Chronicles of Narnia and he played three different characters over the course of the Harry Potter films. In The '90s, he starred in his own series of slasher films, which may come as a surprise to fans who discovered him through his more family-friendly roles.He stars in Ricky Gervais' 2011 series Life's Too Short.He's 3'6", and co-founded a talent agency that specializes in representing performers on the extreme ends of the height spectrum.He's also recently founded his own theatre company, the Reduced Height Theatre Company as an opportunity for short actors to get away from the panto and sci fi and fantasy roles they usually get Type Cast in and prove their acting chops in the classical roles they usually don't play. They are currently touring the UK with a production of the classic farce See How They Run
- Star Wars: He has a long story of taking part to the film franchise despite never being one of the main leads. He got his start as Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi when he was 12, then later played multiple costumed aliens (along with an uncostumed cameo as part of the Podrace audience) in The Phantom Menace. He returned for The Force Awakens, again as a costumed alien, and is set to play yet another role in The Last Jedi. He also voices Rukh in Star Wars Rebels.
- Willow as Willow Ufgood, a role that George Lucas created specifically for him after being impressed by his performance in Return of the Jedi.
- Labyrinth as a member of the Goblin Corps.
- The Leprechaun series as Lubdan the Leprechaun.
- Harry Potter as Professor Filius Flitwick in every film of the series (except Deathly Hallows, Part 1), a goblin bank teller in the first film, and Griphook in the final two. note
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as the body of Marvin the Depressed Android. (Alan Rickman played the character's voice.)
- The Chronicles of Narnia as Reepicheep and Glimfeather in the 1980s BBC miniseries, and as Nikabrik in the 2000s film series.
- Merlin as Grettir the Bridge-Keeper, a quintessential example of a One-Scene Wonder.
- In the Doctor Who episode "Nightmare in Silver" as Porridge, the Emperor of an entire galaxy who goes undercover to enjoy freedom and excitement for a while.
- In 2013 he guest-hosted Have I Got News for You.
- Himself in Ashens And The Quest For The Game Child; he's the man behind the Silver Skull's mask. Considering the Silver Skull is abnormally tall, Stuart Ashen is rather surprised at this development.
- Also as a fictionalized version of himself in the Mockumentary sitcom Life's Too Short.