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David Rappaport (I) (1951–1990)


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 others before (Michael Dunn) and after (Peter ... See full bio »

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 1990-1991 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
MAL
- Polluting by Computer (1991) ... MAL (voice)
- Littlest Planeteer (1990) ... MAL (voice)
- Tree of Life (1990) ... MAL (voice)
- Deadly Ransom (1990) ... MAL (voice)
 1990 Beyond the Groove (TV Movie)
Sir Harold Blandford
 1987-1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Hamilton Schuyler
- The Mouse That Soared (1989) ... Hamilton Schuyler
- Cannon of Ethics (1987) ... Hamilton Schuyler
- The Wizard of Odds (1987) ... Hamilton Schuyler
 1989 Luigi's Ladies
Luigi
 1989 Peter Gunn (TV Movie)
Speck
 1989 A Fine Romance (TV Series)
Doctor Tomas #1, #2, #3
- The Tomas Crown Affair (1989) ... Doctor Tomas #1, #2, #3
 1988 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Galen Belvedere
- Duel (1988) ... Galen Belvedere
 1986 The Madness Museum (TV Movie)
Ghengis
 1986 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Skulley
- The Inheritance (1986) ... Skulley
 1986 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Cluracan
- In the Eye of the Beholder (1986) ... Cluracan
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Troll
- Gather Ye Acorns (1986) ... Troll
 1985 The Bride
Rinaldo
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
- Urban Jungle (1985)
 1985 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #3.4 (1985) ... Various
 1984 The Gourmet (TV Movie)
Dr. Grosvenor
 1984 Screen Two (TV Series)
Arthur
- Unfair Exchanges (1984) ... Arthur
 1984 Dramarama (TV Series)
Luko
- Mr. Stabs (1984) ... Luko
 1982 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Shirley / Ftumch
- Flood (1982) ... Shirley
- Boring (1982) ... Ftumch
 1982 The Saturday Show (TV Series)
Shades
 1982 There's a Lot of It About (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Various Characters
 1981-1982 The Goodies (TV Series)
Robot / Chief Dwarf
- Animals Are People Too (1982) ... Robot (voice)
- Change of Life (1982) ... Robot (voice)
- Big Foot (1982)
- Robot (1982) ... Robot (voice)
- Special: Snow White 2 (1981) ... Chief Dwarf
 1981 John Diamond (TV Movie)
Mr. Seed
 1980 Q9 (TV Series)
Little Dave
- Episode #5.6 (1980) ... Little Dave
- Episode #5.5 (1980) ... Little Dave
- Episode #5.4 (1980) ... Little Dave
 1979 Cuba
Jesus
 1979 Black Jack
Tom Thumb's Army
 1979 Jigsaw (TV Series)
O-Man
 1978 The Famous Five (TV Series)
Mr. Wooh's Assistant
- Five Are Together Again: Part 2 (1978) ... Mr. Wooh's Assistant
- Five Are Together Again: Part 1 (1978) ... Mr. Wooh's Assistant
 1978 Mysteries
The Midget
 1978 Do You Remember? (TV Series)
Pedro
- The File on Harry Jordan (1978) ... Pedro
 1977 The London Weekend Show (TV Series)
- Illuminatus (1977)
 1974 Tiswas (TV Series)
Shades (1981-1982)
 1973 Turkish Delight
Dwarf
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Other Works:

Acted in a stage production of "Illuminatus". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »


Height:

3' 11" (1.19 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is the most amazing thing in the world to be 30 and look into the eyes of a child. See more »

Trivia:

Same height as Hervé Villechaize, who also died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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