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Hervé Villechaize (1943–1993)

Hervé Villechaize was born in Paris on April 23, 1943. He stopped growing very early and his father (who was a surgeon) tried to find a cure by visiting several doctors and hospitals. But there was none, so Hervé had to live with his small height and also with undersized lungs. He studied at the Beaux-Arts in Paris and made an exhibition of his own... See full bio »

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Fantasy Island
Forbidden Zone
Forbidden Zone King Fausto of the Sixth Dimension
Two Moon Junction


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 1992 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series)
Hervé Villechaize
- With Flea (1992) ... Hervé Villechaize
 1992 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Hervé Villechaize
- The Guest Host (1992) ... Hervé Villechaize (uncredited)
 1991 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Skit characters
 1988 Two Moon Junction
Smiley (as Herve Villechaize)
 1988 The Telephone
Voice on the Freeway (voice)
 1985 Jeff Beck: Ambitious (Video short)
Guest vocalist
 1982-1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Guest Interviewee / Rumpelstiltskin
- Grimm Party (1985) ... Guest Interviewee
- Rumpelstiltskin (1982) ... Rumpelstiltskin
 1977-1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
- Love Island/The Sisters (1983) ... Tattoo
- Remember... When? (1983) ... Tattoo
- Edward/The Extraordinary Miss Jones (1983) ... Tattoo (as Herve Villechaize)
- The Devil Stick/Touch and Go (1983) ... Tattoo
 1982 Airplane II: The Sequel
Little Breather
 1982 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Hervé Villechaize
- Scavenger Hunt (1982) ... Hervé Villechaize
 1980 Forbidden Zone
King Fausto of the Sixth Dimension
 1978 The One and Only
Milton Miller
 1977 Hot Tomorrows
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun
Nick Nack
 1974 Crazy Joe
Samson (as Herve Villechaize)
 1974 Seizure
The Spider (as Herve Villechaize)
 1972 Greaser's Palace
Mr. Spitunia
 1972 The Last Stop
 1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
Beppo (as Herve Villechaize)
 1970 Maidstone
 1966 Chappaqua
Little Person (uncredited)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

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TV commercial for Dunkin Donuts (1992) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Article | See more »

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Famous for the line "The plane! The plane!" that he said in each episode of Fantasy Island (1977) with his French accent. See more »



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