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Warwick Davis Biography

Birth Name:
Warwick Ashley Davis
Birth Place:
Epsom, Surrey, England

Fast Facts

  • Got the part of the Ewok Wicket in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi after Kenny Baker (who played R2-D2) became ill and couldn't play the role
  • Following two made-for-TV Ewok movies, George Lucas and director Ron Howard cast him as the lead in Willow (1988)
  • Leprechauns have been good for his career
  • In addition to playing the villainous titular creature in the Leprechaun horror-movie franchise, he also starred in an unrelated film, A Very Unlucky Leprechaun
  • Cofounded Willow Personal Management Ltd
  • , a talent agency representing actors under five feet and over seven feet tall
  • Published his autobiography Size Matters Not: The Extraordinary Life and Career of Warwick Davis in 2010 Played himself in the 2011-12 BBC comedy Life's Too Short, a mockumentary that chronicled his life and work as an actor and little person
  • Appeared in all eight films in the Harry Potter franchise


  • Annabelle Davis -- Daughter
  • Harrison Davis -- Son
  • Samantha Davis -- Wife