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Initially not a science fiction fan, theatre actor Anthony Daniels was persuaded by his agent to meet George Lucas for the casting of C-3PO in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). He went on to perform the character, both his voice and body in the suit, for all the episodic Star Wars films produced. Additionally, he performed the voice of ... See full bio »

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 2018 Star Wars: Underworld (TV Series) (announced)
C-3PO
 2016 Star Wars: Detours (TV Series) (post-production)
C-3PO (2012) (voice)
 2015 Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales (TV Series)
C-3PO
- Gambit on Geonosis (2015) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Flight of the Falcon (2015) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Mission to Mos Eisley (2015) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Crisis on Coruscant (2015) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Exit from Endor (2015) ... C-3PO (voice)
 2013-2014 The Yoda Chronicles (TV Series)
C-3PO / C3PO
- Clash of the Skywalkers (2014) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Raid on Coruscant (2014) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Race for the Holocrons (2014) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Escape from the Jedi Temple (2014) ... C3PO (voice)
- Attack of the Jedi (2013) ... C-3PO (voice)
 2014 Star Wars Rebels (TV Series)
C-3PO
- Droids in Distress (2014) ... C-3PO (voice)
 2012-2013 Dirigible Days (TV Mini-Series)
Narration / Narrator
- What Has Sunk May Rise (2013) ... Narration (voice)
- Hierophant Unbound (2012) ... Narrator (voice)
- Grasping at the Shadow (2012) ... Narration (voice)
- Strange Cargo (2012) ... Narration (voice)
- Adventure Is Inescapable (2012) ... Narration (voice)
 2012 Lego Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out (TV Movie)
C-3PO (voice)
 2008-2011 Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series)
C-3PO
- Nomad Droids (2011) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Mercy Mission (2011) ... C-3PO (voice)
- The Citadel (2011) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Evil Plans (2010) ... C-3PO (voice)
- The Zillo Beast Strikes Back (2010) ... C-3PO (voice)
 2011 Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace (TV Movie)
C-3PO (voice)
 2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (TV Movie)
C-3P0 (voice)
 2008 Help! I'm No Bigger Than a Bug (TV Movie)
MAL (voice)
 2006 Doctors (TV Series)
Justin Watts
- Abuse of Power (2006) ... Justin Watts
 2004-2005 Star Wars: Clone Wars (TV Series)
C-3PO
- Chapter 23 (2005) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Chapter 21 (2005) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Chapter 16 (2004) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Chapter 15 (2004) ... C-3PO (voice)
 2004 Ghosts of Albion: Embers (TV Movie)
Lord Nelson (voice)
 2004 Holby City (TV Series)
Colonel Donald Humphries
- In the Line of Fire (2004) ... Colonel Donald Humphries
 2003 Ghosts of Albion: Legacy (TV Movie)
Lord Nelson (voice)
 2002 Star Wars: Connections (TV Short)
C-3PO
 2001 Urban Gothic (TV Series)
Mr. Tidyman
- Serotonin Wild (2001) ... Mr. Tidyman
 2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Walton
- The Best Years of Your Death (2000) ... Walton
 1995 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Prof Dobson
- Five on a Secret Trail (1995) ... Prof Dobson
 1995 Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (TV Movie)
Pathologist
 1995 Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (TV Movie)
Pathologist
 1992 The Bill (TV Series)
Richard Lee-Ward
- Stoning the Glasshouse (1992) ... Richard Lee-Ward
 1990 The World of Eddie Weary (TV Movie)
Bruce
 1988-1989 Square Deal (TV Series)
Julian
- Episode #2.7 (1989) ... Julian
- Episode #2.3 (1989) ... Julian
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Julian
 1989 Dramarama (TV Series)
Mr. Cane
- In the Pink (1989) ... Mr. Cane
 1989 Singles (TV Series)
Jeremy
- Sons and Lovers (1989) ... Jeremy
 1987 Three Up Two Down (TV Series)
Rupert Fairfax
- Mirror Mirror on the Wall (1987) ... Rupert Fairfax
 1986 The Great Heep (TV Movie)
C3PO (voice)
 1985 The Edison Twins (TV Series)
Miles Janus
- Star-Crossed Lovers (1985) ... Miles Janus
 1985 Star Wars: Droids (TV Series)
C-3PO
- The Frozen Citadel (1985) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Across the Roon Sea (1985) ... C-3PO (voice)
- The Roon Games (1985) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Tail of the Roon Comets (1985) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Coby and the Starhunters (1985) ... C-3PO (voice)
 1984 The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady (TV Series)
Kenneth
- December (1984) ... Kenneth
- November (1984) ... Kenneth
- June (1984) ... Kenneth
- May (1984) ... Kenneth
- March (1984) ... Kenneth
 1980 Sesame Street (TV Series)
C-3PO
- Episode #11.81 (1980) ... C-3PO (voice)
- Episode #11.61 (1980) ... C-3PO
- Episode #11.60 (1980) ... C-3PO
- 1364 (1980) ... C-3PO
 1980 The Muppet Show (TV Series)
C-3PO
 1979 Turning Year Tales (TV Series)
John
- Dear Harriet (1979) ... John
 1978 A Life at Stake (TV Series)
- So, Who's Sick? (1978)
 1977 Donny and Marie (TV Series)
C3PO
- Episode #3.1 (1977) ... C3PO (voice, uncredited)
 1976 Centre Play (TV Series)
Glendenning
- William Wilson (1976) ... Glendenning
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in JB Priestley's play, "Dangerous Corner," at the Ambassadors Theatre in London, England with Clive Francis, Jennifer Daniel, Peter Dennis, Stacy Dorning, and Ann Lynn in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

George's devotion to digital effects over-balanced the films. Too many digital funky characters become a little bit wearing. The storytelling always gets subsumed. [on "Star Wars"] See more »

Trivia:

Is the first actor to appear in both a Star Wars film and a Lord of the Rings adaptation, by having played C-3PO in Star Wars, and voicing Legolas in Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings. Other crossover actors include Paul Brooke (the Rancor keeper, who also voiced Grima Wormtongue in the BBC radio adaptation), Christopher Lee (who played Count Dooku and Saruman), Marton Csokas (who played ... See more »

Trademark:

His voice role as C-3PO in the Star Wars films

Star Sign:

Pisces

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