Warwick Davis


WARWICK DAVIS (actor; Great Britain)

Guest appearance: Saturday 6th April and Sunday 7th April 2024

Warwick Davis is an English actor and television presenter. He was educated at Chinthurst School in Tadworth, Surrey and later the City of London Freemen's School.

When Davis was 11, his grandmother heard a radio advertisement calling for people who were 120 cm tall or shorter to be in STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI. As a Star Wars fan, this was a dream come true for Davis. Davis was originally cast as an extra Ewok, but George Lucas picked Davis to be the Wicket after seeing how he carried himself as an Ewok. Davis returned to the Star Wars universe multiple times via TV movies, animated series, spin-of movies and main Star Wars episodes as well. Davis also appeared in STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, reprising his role of Wicket alongside his son Harrison.

He became lead actor and co-starred with Val Kilmer in fantasy movie WILLOW, which received a Royal Premiere before the Prince and Princess of Wales. He returned as Willow recently in Disney+ series Willow.

Davis played the role of Professor Filius Flitwick in the HARRY POTTER film series. In addition to playing Flitwick, Davis played the role of the goblin Griphook in HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1, PART 2.

He is known as well from LEPRECHAUN film series, film version of THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY and THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN. Davis also appeared in TV series like DR. WHO, MERLIN, etc.

Davis is co-founder of Little People UK, a charity that provides support to people with dwarfism and their families.