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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)
 2017 Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 2 (TV Movie)
C-3PO (voice)
 2017 Star Wars: Forces of Destiny (TV Series)
C-3PO
- Beasts of Echo Base (2017) ... C-3PO (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
- 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) ... C-3PO (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 Short)
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 Short)
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
 1990 Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
Voice of C-3PO Cinderella ("Pigerella Segment")
 1990 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
C-3PO
- Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Celebration (1990) ... C-3PO (voice)
 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
 1985-1986 Star Wars: Droids (TV Series)
C-3PO
- The Great Heep (1986) ... C-3PO (voice)
- 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)
 1985 The Edison Twins (TV Series)
Miles Janus
- Star-Crossed Lovers (1985) ... Miles Janus
 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
- The Stars of Star Wars (1980) ... C-3PO
 1979 Turning Year Tales (TV Series)
John
- Dear Harriet (1979) ... John
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie)
C-3PO
 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:

He has played the same character (C-3PO) on six different series: Sesame Street (1969), The Muppet Show (1976), Star Wars: Droids (1985), Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) and Star Wars: Rebels (2014). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Pisces

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