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Deep Roy Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 1957Nairobi, Kenya
Birth NameMohinder Purba
Height 4' 4" (1.32 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Deep Roy was born in 1957 in Nairobi, Kenya as Mohinder Purba. He is known for his work on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Big Fish (2003) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).

Trivia (8)

His given name, Gordeep, means 'God's Light.'
Parents are Indian.
There are 165 Oompa-Loompas in Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and he plays every one of them. For this role, he had to take Pilates and dance lessons in preparations for the four musical numbers.
Often collaborates with Tim Burton.
A true 'Blue Blooded' descendant of India's Maharajah Vinepal, 26 generations removed.
He and Simon Pegg are the only holders of a unique science fiction trifecta, namely to appear in the "Doctor Who", "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" franchises. He played Mr Sin in the 1977 Doctor Who (1963) serial "The Talons of Weng-Chiang", Droopy McCool in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Keenser in Star Trek (2009).
Along with Alan Dale, Daphne Ashbrook, Maurice Roƫves, Olaf Pooley, John Franklyn-Robbins, Christopher Neame, Barrie Ingham and Guy Siner, he is one of only ten actors to have credited roles in both the "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who" franchises. He played Mr Sin in the 1977 Doctor Who (1963) serial "The Talons of Weng-Chiang" and Keenser in Star Trek (2009).
Along with George Takei, Clive Revill, Jason Wingreen, Felix Silla and Phil Fondacaro, he is one of only six actors to appear in both the "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" franchises. He played Droopy McCool in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Keenser in Star Trek (2009).

Personal Quotes (1)

The most important thing is never to forget to always have love in your heart.

Salary (1)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) $1,000,000

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