The film industry was prodigal in adding dwarf actors to its film casts. From Gary Coleman to Mini - Me, here is a review of his most emblematic figures.
Better known as Simon of The Sorcerer, he was one of the most famous characters of his stature when he starred in the series The Sorcerer (reviewed here a while ago), was born in England and measured 1.19 meters. His series was canceled and he was called to participate in LA Law, days later when his character began to gain popularity and due to a terrible depression he took his own life.
Better known as Tatto who participated in Fantasy Island and became famous for his phrase "The Chief Airplane, The Plane." He tried to dabble in singing and was quite successful in France where he was born. Here in Venezuela he was invited by Sensational Saturday and also in The Joselo Show where he went to the barbershop of the Venezuelan comedian. Tatto participated in several series and films such as Arnold The Naughty, Attraction of two moons 2 and in 007 The man with the golden gun. As the years passed, the popularity of tattoos on Fantasy Island became so great that the actor asked for more money, but was rejected by executives. He was fired and his wife too, a year later they canceled the program. After this the actor fell into a strong depression that ended in suicide.
Although many do not remember this actor participated in countless movies and series since the 50s when he participated as a cast without dialogue in several series including Superman. But his most contemporary work apart from The Grim Brothers of 1962, Ali ba ba and the 40 thieves of 1941 and the 1964 fugitive, this 70 cm tall actor participated in “Mad max 3 Beyond the Dome of Thunder” where He played a man who was manipulating a great murderer who confronts Mel Gibson. He died while having heart surgery.
this tiny English actor of only 1.12 meters tall became famous for participating in the 6 Star Wars movies giving life to the most famous of the science fiction robots R2D2 or vulgarly Arturito. He also worked on the Gordon Flash movies, The Goonies, Adventurers of Time, Willow and Labyrinth. Apparently he is an actor always associated with science fiction
He was seen in Seinfield and in many series such as Hunter, Crime Reporter, Baywatch, Berverly Hills and his last work was in the television series in Connan. It was commented that if this actor were taller in size, he would be one of the best protagonist of Duftin Hofman-style character, etc. Veve in NY currently and measures 1.22 meters.
Mihaly Michu Meszaros
Very little known or named and rarely seen his face, this actor became known for wearing Alf's plush suit, when the famous puppet had to walk in some scene. It measures 1.03 meters. He was also the director of Alf.
This is the nice brunette who said "What are you talking about Willy" when his brother made a comment he did not like. Gary Colleman was known as Arnold the naughty and due to a kidney disease growth was interrupted, measures 1, 51 mts. Apart from working on his own series he played characters for Spielberg in Amazing Stories and Buck Rodgers in the 25th century.
The protagonist of Willow and The Adventure of the Ekwos was just a young English Star Wars fan when he was called to represent Wicked, a friendly Ewok who rescues Princess Leia from the hands of the empire. Then George Lucas got several more roles for him in his films like Willow, and the Adventure of the Ewoks. His last works apart from Star Wars The Phanton Menace are in the Harry Potter movies. It measures 1.07 meters
Best known as Mini-Me in Austin Powers was first seen in Men in Black as the son of an Alien. After that, the 81 cm tall man was seen in several roles, in which many in a disguise as in Instinct. He then rose to fame as the Clone of the Bad by Austin Powers and in Harry Potter. His definitive leap to fame was on a VH-1 Surrealist Life program where he was seen to fall well below.
Peter Dinklage is an American actor. One of the roles that helped launch his career, and for which he is well known, is that of the movie The Station Agent (2003), although it was an independent film, it was highly valued by critics as well as Dinklage's performance .