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Phil Fondacaro Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 8 November 1958New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height 3' 6" (1.07 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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 animation.

Phil has worked in films with directors such as Robert Zemeckis (The Polar Express (2004)), Ron Howard (Willow (1988), in which he played Vohnkar) and George Lucas (Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (1983), in which he played an Ewok - the only Ewok who died on screen). Phil's feature films include many in the horror genre, such as Troll (1986), Ghoulies II (1988), Bordello of Blood (1996), Blood Dolls (1999), Meridian (1990), and most recently he worked with George A. Romero in Land of the Dead (2005). He also starred opposite Verne Troyer in a short film, Bit Players (2000), which premiered at Sundance and was directed by Andy Berman. Phil's television credits included a recurring role in Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996) as Roland. His TV work also includes some other memorable performances where he guest-starred in shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), and had an amazing role in Touched by an Angel (1994).

Phil Fondacaro stands 3' 6" tall and lives by the quote, "It is not the size of the man in the fight, but the size of the fight in the man".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Fonolli Management

Spouse (1)

Elena Bertagnolli (17 February 2001 - present)

Trivia (3)

Currently married to Verne Troyer's manager, Elena Bertagnolli of Fonolli Management.
Brother of Sal Fondacaro
In The Creeps (1997), he became (by far) the shortest Count Dracula ever on screen. He is three feet shorter than the tallest Dracula, Christopher Lee.

Personal Quotes (1)

It's not the size of the man in the fight, but the size of the fight in the man.

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