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" My parents are both average size. For them to have a child who was very, very different and very, very small must have been incredibly hard. "
" I would like to play an average guy. I would have loved to play opposite John Candy in a movie. That was my dream for a long time, and sadly, now I can never realize that. But I'd like to do comedy. "
" I'm an actor, and when I close the door at home I'm kind of off-duty. "
" I don't want to be just somebody short who happens to act. I hope my legacy will be Warwick Davis, Actor. "
" The way people deal with me - they'll go overboard in trying to be politically correct and make a mess of it. Everyone's so worried about what they're saying to everyone else, that they don't talk very much. "
" It's interesting to see what people are saying about me. I like keep up with the latest rumors! A while back there was a rumor that I was going to do a film with Demi Moore about the takeover of Commodore computers! "
" Very obsessed fans do ask actors to attend their weddings. "
" My dad instilled in me a great sense of humor. I wasn't bullied at school because my outward attitude was confident, and that helps. "
" As a film actor, you don't often get that opportunity to meet with your audience and take your applause on stage. "
" I run Willow Management, which is the biggest agency for other short actors. We look after performers who are either under five feet and over seven feet tall. "
" So, I think I'd be grateful for the next job. I always am. And I always consider everything I do to be the last thing I do. "
" Nothing's better than coming away from a film when people don't even recognize you, because you've undergone a total transformation. "
" To me that's part of my working day, and I would never refuse a job where I'm under several hours of makeup, because as an actor, I enjoy performing. It's about the creation of the character and the art to me, not about being comfortable and how long it all takes. "
" I mean, I would say I get five or six e-mails every day from people asking, "Is there going to be a Leprechaun 6?' It's probably the most asked question besides, 'Is there going to be a Willow II?' "
" My life is quite physical anyway. When you are three-foot-six you kind of have to climb stuff now and again, and you find yourself in quite precarious situations just to manage in what is quite a big world. "
" My wife is short, and my two kids are also small. "
" If you just did a horror tone throughout an entire movie you almost, as an audience, can get a little bit used to it. But if you're laughing one minute and, you know, somebody's doing something quite horrific the next minute, it's a little more shocking. "
" The world worries about disability more than disabled people do. "
" I do a lot of public speaking and presentations and I'll always start with a self-deprecating joke to make everybody feel comfortable with my size because there can be hang-ups and anxieties. "
" I don't crave fame. I mean, it's nice to be recognized. It is useful. "
" In a costume, you need very exaggerated body language - as you say, sort of mime-type skills. "
" I've found that it's actually more of a disability to be tall than short. I have no problem fitting into plane toilets etc, and the adaptations made for wheelchair users - such as the lowering of bank machines - work for me as well. "
" You've got to love acting and that's true for me. I love the idea of getting on stage and getting in front of a camera. "
" But things such as 'Harry Potter', all I can do is shape my character, seek the director's approval on that, and basically take it from there. Professor Flitwick in 'Harry Potter', I kind of defined how I saw him from reading the book, and luckily that matched up with the director's vision. "
" There's nothing better than going to the movies and going into another world, and forgetting about everything that's happening outside. "
" When I was born in 1970 with a rare genetic disorder called spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita (SED), medical science wasn't what it is today and my mum and dad were treated terribly by the medical profession. "
" As you get older, you can suffer from painful hips, and our joints wear a lot quicker than for people of average height. "
" People who are short, they're often portrayed as the victim. "
" I wouldn't say one is easier or more difficult, but when you're inside a costume and a mask, you have to endure heat - and, often, difficulty seeing. The vision is not very good in a mask. And you have to cope with that, as well as trying to think about this character. "
" When I go from a role with heavy prosthetic makeup, which I've done quite a bit of as well, and then do a role where I'm not wearing any, I have to be conscious of toning everything down. "
" And I feel that filmmakers ought to be careful with the use of 3D. Because if you look back over the decades, you see that 3D has come and gone for I don't know how many years now. "