TOP 30 LITTLE PEOPLE....

by Ctopher90 | created - 21 Oct 2013 | updated - 25 Aug 2016 | Public

A list dedicated to the finest of little person actors/actresses.

1. Peter Dinklage

Actor | Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama ...

2. Warwick Davis

Actor | Willow

English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of Susan J. (Pain) and Ashley Davis, an insurance broker. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he ...

3. Danny Woodburn

Actor | Mirror Mirror

Danny Woodburn is an entertainer on stage, film, television, and the comedy club circuit.

Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, he is the son of a nurse and a professional golfer. He is a graduate of Philadelphia's Temple University's School of Film and Theater and recipient of their Outstanding...

4. Linda Hunt

Actress | The Year of Living Dangerously

Veteran character actress Linda Hunt was Born April 2, 1945 in Morristown, New Jersey to Raymond Davy Hunter and Elsie Doying Hunter. She attended the Interlochen Arts Academy, and the Goodman School of Drama in Chicago (now part of DePaul University). Her film debut was in Robert Altman's Popeye (...

5. Tony Cox

Actor | Bad Santa

Tony Cox was born on March 31, 1958 in Uniontown, Alabama, USA. He is known for his work on Bad Santa (2003), Spaceballs (1987) and Me, Myself & Irene (2000). He has been married to Otelia since 1989. They have one child.

6. Billy Barty

Actor | Masters of the Universe

Billy Barty was born William John Bertanzetti on October 25, 1924 in Millsboro, Pennsylvania. He began performing at age three and began making pictures in 1927. He played Mickey Rooney's little brother in the "Mickey McGuire" comedy shorts series. He was equally adept in both comedy and drama, and...

7. Deep Roy

Actor | Star Trek

Deep Roy was born on December 1, 1957 in Nairobi, Kenya as Mohinder Purba. He is known for his work on Star Trek (2009), Corpse Bride (2005) and The NeverEnding Story (1984).

8. David Rappaport

Actor | Time Bandits

British actor David Rappaport earned more roles and respect than most guys his size (or any size for that matter) who attempted a professional acting career. Born with the genetic condition dwarfism (he was 3' 11"), he was often typecast in bizarre, sometimes silly and demeaning roles; but, like ...

9. Hervé Villechaize

Actor | The Man with the Golden Gun

Hervé Villechaize was born in Paris on April 23, 1943. He stopped growing very early and his father (who was a surgeon) tried to find a cure by visiting several doctors and hospitals. But there was none, so Hervé had to live with his small height and also with undersized lungs. He studied at the ...

10. Gary Coleman

Actor | Diff'rent Strokes

Without a doubt Gary Coleman was THE child TV star of the late 1970s and early 1980s. A refreshingly confident little tyke with sparkling dark, saucer-like eyes and an ingratiating, take-on-anyone burst of personality, the boy charmed the pants right off of TV viewers the minute he was glimpsed in ...

11. Jordan Prentice

Actor | In Bruges

Jordan Prentice was born on January 30, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for In Bruges (2008), Howard the Duck (1986) and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004).

12. Zelda Rubinstein

Actress | Poltergeist

A marvelously quirky and distinctive 4' 3" character actress, with a larger-than-life presence on film and TV, Zelda Rubinstein gave up a long and stable career in the medical field as a lab technician in order to strive for something more self-fulfilling as middle age settled in. At the age of 45,...

13. Martin Klebba

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Martin Klebba was born on June 23, 1969 in Troy, Michigan, USA. He is known for his work on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), Scrubs (2001) and Project X (2012). He has been married to Michelle Dilgard since June 18, 2011.

14. Michael J. Anderson

Actor | Mulholland Dr.

Michael Anderson was born in Huron, South Dakota, at 10:30 P.M., on Halloween night. Subject to a genetic anomaly known as Osteogenesis Imperfecta, he grew up in a wheelchair. After graduating high school, he traveled America, singing for tips and living in his car. For six years, he attended the ...

15. Verne Troyer

Actor | The Love Guru

Verne Troyer is best known for his role as "Mini-Me," Dr. Evil's smaller and more concentrated pure evil protégé, in the hit comedy Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002). Even though Verne has become recognized as a "Big Man in the business," he has ...

16. Phil Fondacaro

Actor | Willow

Phil Fondacaro started his career in 1981 when a casting call went out for "little people" for the feature film Under the Rainbow (1981). This was the beginning of a career that is still going strong to this day. From that time he has worked in every genre. including drama, comedy, horror and ...

17. Debbie Lee Carrington

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Debbie Lee Carrington was born on December 14, 1959 in San Jose, California, USA. She is known for her work on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Total Recall (1990) and Men in Black (1997).

18. Kiruna Stamell

Actress | La migliore offerta

Kiruna Stamell was born on March 13, 1981 in Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress, known for The Best Offer (2013), Moulin Rouge! (2001) and EastEnders (1985).

19. Meredith Eaton

Actress | Boston Legal

Meredith Eaton is well known for her breakout recurring role as feisty attorney Bethany Horowitz, on the ABC hit series Boston Legal (2004). Meredith has also guest starred on several critically acclaimed prime time shows, such as House M.D. (2004), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), and ...

20. Josh Ryan Evans

Actor | Passions

Despite being one of the smallest actors in Hollywood at 37 inches, Josh proved quality early on in life. By creating and distributing his own business cards before he was even a teenager, Josh landed a spot on "The Dancing Baby" ice cream commercial, which led to his role in Baby Geniuses (1999), ...

21. Jack Purvis

Actor | Time Bandits

Jack Purvis was born on July 13, 1937 in London, England. He is known for his work on Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). He was married to Marjie Purvis. He died on November 21, 1997 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, ...

22. Malcolm Dixon

Actor | Time Bandits

Malcolm Dixon is an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Flash Gordon (1980).

23. Mike Edmonds

Actor | Time Bandits

Mike Edmonds was born on January 13, 1944 in Chelmsford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988).

24. Tiny Ross

Actor | Time Bandits

Tiny Ross was born on May 7, 1910 in Truro, Cornwall, England as Walter John Ross Skudder. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), Flash Gordon (1980) and Black Jack (1979). He died in May 1994 in Cardigan, Wales.

25. Emmanuel Lewis

Actor | Webster

Emmanuel Lewis was born March 9th, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York. The youngest son of Margaret Lewis, a former computer-science professional, Emmanuel attended regular public schools in Brooklyn until his busy acting career took him to Hollywood. He has four siblings. His acting career began one day ...

26. Arturo Gil

Actor | Spaceballs

Arturo Gil has a rare form of dwarfism and only stands three and half feet tall. His height hasn't stopped him from doing anything unless it's a vertical issue. A step stool or a ladder comes in handy. Gil was born in New Orleans, Louisiana but was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is bilingual ...

27. Rick Howland

Actor | Bon Cop, Bad Cop

Rick Howland is a Canadian actor now based out of LA who is best known for his portrayal of Trick in the hit Sci-Fi television series, "Lost Girl" (2010-2015). Over the five seasons he appeared in 73 of the 77 episodes. During that time he also starred in an episode of the popular Sci-Fi series "...

28. Mikey Post

Actor | Bedtime Stories

Mikey Post was born on April 29, 1982 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Bedtime Stories (2008), Black Knight (2001) and Buttwhistle (2014).

29. Brad Williams

Actor | Mind of Mencia

Brad Williams was born on January 13, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Mind of Mencia (2005), Video Game Reunion (2011) and Life Is Short (2006).

30. Kenny Baker

Actor | Time Bandits

Kenny Baker was born on August 24, 1934 in Birmingham, England as Kenneth George Baker. He was an actor, known for Time Bandits (1981), Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and The Elephant Man (1980). He was married to Eileen Baker. He died on August 13, 2016 in Preston, Lancashire,...