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Warwick Davis

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Warwick Davis

English actor with dwarfism add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1970.

Countries: United Kingdom (67%), United States (22%), Ireland (3%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Ron Howard

Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, Chinthurst School, City of London Freemen's School, City of London Freemen's School

 

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Warwick Davis was born in 1970 add something


1987

In 1987, Davis was called to Elstree Studios in London to meet with Ron Howard and George Lucas to discuss a new film project called "Willow", which was written with Davis specifically in mind add something


1988

Val Kilmer - Even though he has had a reputation of being difficult, Warwick Davis, Kilmer's co-star from the 1988 fantasy "Willow", in his audio commentary for the film said that the question he's most asked is what it was like working with Kilmer, Davis describes him as a very funny man and a hard working, dedicated actor

 

Willow (film) - "'Willow"' is a 1988 American fantasy film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by George Lucas, and starring Warwick Davis, Val_Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Jean Marsh, and Billy Barty


1993

In 1993, he played the villainous Irish goblin in "Leprechaun" add something


1995

In addition to his acting career, in 1995 Davis co-founded, with fellow dwarf actor and father-in-law Peter Burroughs, the talent agency Willow Management, that specialises in representing actors under five feet tall add something


2004

In 2004, Davis played the character "Plates" in the indie film "Skinned Deep", directed by special effects artist Gabriel Bartalos add something

 

In 2004, the agency began representing actors over seven feet tall who had suffered from being confined to "niche" roles add something


2006

In 2006, Davis appeared, alongside fellow "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe, in an episode of BBC's comedy series "Extras" as a satirical version of himself add something

 

Ricky Gervais - A second series began on 14 September 2006 in the UK and featured appearances by Daniel Radcliffe, Dame Diana Rigg, Orlando Bloom, Sir Ian McKellen, Chris Martin, Keith Chegwin, Robert Lindsay, Warwick Davis, Ronnie Corbett, Stephen Fry, Richard Briers, Patricia Potter, Sophia Myles, Moira Stuart, David Bowie, Kate Winslet, Robert De Niro and Jonathan Ross

 

John Savident - He was one of the readers on the BBC's online Advent Calendar in December 2006 and starred in the 2006 pantomime "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" as the henchman at Manchester Opera House, appearing alongside Suranne Jones, Justin Moorhouse, and the all-star seven dwarves including Warwick Davis


2007

He appeared as a contestant on the 2007 series of Children in Need reality show Celebrity Scissorhands add something


2010

In April 2010, Davis published his autobiography, "Size Matters Not: The Extraordinary Life and Career of Warwick Davis", with a foreword by George Lucas add something

 

Stephen Merchant - Later in 2010, Gervais and Merchant wrote, and had cameo roles in, "Life's Too Short", a television show starring Warwick Davis

 

Ricky Gervais - In April 2010 it was announced that Gervais and Stephen Merchant would be writing a new show, an observational sitcom series called "Life's Too Short", from an idea by Warwick Davis


2011

Matthew Holness - In 2011 recently appeared in Life's Too Short, a sitcom written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant and starring Warwick Davis

 

Rosamund Hanson - In 2011, Hanson appeared in Ricky Gervais' and Stephen Merchant's television comedy series "Life's Too Short" playing Cheryl, Warwick Davis' secretary

 

Liam Neeson - In 2011, he played himself, in BBC2's series Life's Too Short, starring Warwick Davis.

 

Jo Enright - In 2011, she appeared in Ricky Gervais' and Stephen Merchant's television comedy series "Life's Too Short" as Sue, Warwick Davis' estranged wife


2012

In December 2012, Davis returned to New Wimbledon Theatre to reprise his role in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" add something

 

Karl Pilkington - The third series of the show, "An Idiot Abroad: The Short Way Round" premiered in November 2012 and showed Pilkington and Warwick Davis travelling the Marco Polo route


2013

In January 2013 he appeared in a Comic Relief episode of "The Great British Bake Off", winning that episode's title of "Comic Relief Star Baker" add something


2014

In 2014, he will host a revived series of game show "Celebrity Squares" add something

 

Their first production was "See How They Run", touring the UK in 2014 add something

 

In April and May 2014, Warwick hosted a six-part documentary series called "Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis" add something

 

Since 10 September 2014, Davis has hosted the revived version of game show "Celebrity Squares" on &ITV (ITV_(TV_network)) add something


2015

In February 2015 the production was the subject of the BBC's "Warwick Davis' Big Night" as part of the "Modern Times" documentary series add something

 

In July 2015, Warwick became the voice of Gordon the Gopher in a pilot developed for BBC Taster, The pilot progressed well and was one of the highest rated on the BBC's Taster section add something

 

Claudia Winkleman - In 2015, she appeared on The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz with Russell Brand, Noel Fielding, Jonathan Ross, Warwick Davis and Jack Whitehall


2016

In June 2016, he appeared on the long-running BBC Radio Four programme Desert Island Discs add something

 

In November 2016, Davis bagan presenting the daytime &ITV (ITV_(TV_network)) game show "Tenable" add something

 

Eric Idle - In December 2016 Idle was the writer and co-presenter of "The Entire Universe", a "comedy and musical extravaganza with the help of Warwick Davis, Noel Fielding, Hannah Waddingham and Robin Ince, alongside a chorus of singers and dancers," broadcast by BBC Two.


2017

The BBC broadcast one of its Who Do You Think You Are- genealogy programmes on Warwick Davis in February 2017 add something

 

In April 2017, at Star Wars Celebration Orlando, it was announced that Davis would play Grand Admiral Thrawn's bodyguard Ruhk in the fourth season of "Star Wars Rebels" add something

 

On July 26, 2017 it was announced that Davis will be appearing in the upcoming "Untitled Han Solo film" that will reunite him with his "Willow" director Ron Howard add something

 

The film will be released in December 2017 add something


2018

The film is set for release in May 2018 add something