Luigi Francis Shorty Rossi


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Shorty, grew up in two different worlds - one a middle/upper-class almost completely white suburban neighborhood of Los Angeles with his dwarf parents and the other in Nickerson Gardens Housing Projects in Watts, a section of South Central Los Angeles, where he lived with a family friend to avoid conflict at home. By the age of 15, Shorty was ... See full bio »

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Known For

Daddy Day Care Additional Crew
(2003)
WWE Raw Little Peoples Court Judge
(2009)
Los Luchadores Lil' Wrestler (pilot)
(2000)
Extreme Movie Little Person #1
(2008)

Filmography

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 2020 Big Dog (TV Series)
Shorty
- The Body (2020) ... Shorty
- The Rug (2020) ... Shorty
- The Dame (2020) ... Shorty
 2012 Hercules Saves Christmas
Brother Shorty / Hercules (voice, as Luigi ' Shorty' Rossi)
 2009 WWE Raw (TV Series)
Little Peoples Court Judge
- Episode #17.51 (2009) ... Little Peoples Court Judge
 2009 Whorified! The Search for America's Next Top Whore (TV Series)
Skid Row Cast
- Break It to Make It (2009) ... Skid Row Cast (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2008 Ice Scream: The ReMix
Late Night Patron
 2008 Poppa Viagra (TV Series)
Poppa Viagra
 2008 Extreme Movie
Little Person #1 (as Melvin Shorty Rossi)
 2008 Ryan and Sean's Not So Excellent Adventure
Ink (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2006 Zyles (Short)
Zyles (as Melvin Rossi)
 2005 All Babes Want to Kill Me
Thug / Gangster (uncredited)
 2004 Tales of a Fly on the Wall (TV Movie)
Alien Brother-in-Law (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2003 El matador
Shorty the Little Person (as Melvin Rossi)
 2002 Bikini Planet (Video)
Jerome (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi, credit only)
 2002 Tiptoes
Augie (as Melvin Rossi)
 2002 Passions (TV Series)
Cigar Munchkin
- Episode #1.754 (2002) ... Cigar Munchkin (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2002 Showtime
Martian (uncredited)
 2001 Call Me Claus (TV Movie)
Garage Elf (uncredited)
 2001 Who Knows the Band? (TV Series)
Shorty - Guest Appearance
- Episode dated 30 October 2001 (2001) ... Shorty - Guest Appearance (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2001 The Beast (TV Series)
Harry
- The Price (2001) ... Harry (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi, credit only)
 2001 The Andy Dick Show (TV Series)
Mini-Andy
- Andy Land (2001) ... Mini-Andy (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2000 Los Luchadores (TV Series)
Lil' Wrestler (pilot) (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2000 Sideshow
Little Face (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 2000 The Kid
Tim (uncredited)
 1999 Shasta McNasty (TV Series)
Lil' Joe
- The Menance from Venice (1999) ... Lil' Joe (as Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi)
 1999 Popular (TV Series)
Elf Waiter
- Fall on Your Knees (1999) ... Elf Waiter (uncredited)
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Elf
- Silver Bells (1997) ... Elf (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Appeared in several live/theatre shows such as The Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spetcular for 5 years, Alvin and the Chimpmunks for 3 years at Universal Studios Hollywood, Wacky Wake Dinner Comedy in Las Vegas, Bill & Ted's Holloween Horror at Universal Studios Hollywood and is currently in Buck Wild on the Las Vegas strip. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Shortywood

Alternate Names:

Francis Shorty Rossi | Luigi ' Shorty' Rossi | Luigi Francis Rossi | Luigi Shorty Rossi | Melvin 'Shorty' Rossi | Melvin Shorty Rossi | Melvin Rossi | Shorty Rossi

Height:

4' (1.22 m)
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Personal Quote:

I prefer to date taller women. I love the climbing technique. It makes getting the prize more interesting. See more »

Trivia:

Working as an Talent Manager in Hollywood, living in Hollywood, CA and part-time in La Mision, Baja California, Mexico See more »

Trademark:

Refers to himself in third person, IE, calls himself "Shorty" See more »

Nickname:

Shorty

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