Kiran Shah Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Nairobi, Kenya
Height 4' 1" (1.24 m)

Mini Bio (1)

In 2004, Kiran was back in New Zealand filming The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) playing a character called Ginarrbrik.

He also writes poetry; his work has been published in Britain and America.

Kiran is a "Guinness World Record" holder as the "shortest professional stuntman currently working in film" since October 2003.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: jake jones

Trivia (7)

Because of his size, versitality, and willingness, Shah is much in high demand as a perspective stunt-double for long-shots in action scenes.
Auditioned for the part of R2-D2 in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), narrowly losing out to Kenny Baker.
Worked as a tailor's apprentice for six months before seriously starting his acting/stunt career.
Was Elijah Wood's scale double in all three Lord of the Rings films.
Has played the character 'Tonga' (from the Sherlock Holmes novel 'The Sign of Four' by A. Conan Doyle) in two different TV movies, The Sign of Four (1987) and The Crucifer of Blood (1991).
He appeared in three Best Picture Academy Award winners: Braveheart (1995), Titanic (1997) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). Bernard Hill also appeared in the latter two films.

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