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The Most Famous Little People in the World

A list of celebrity little people, with photos! These are famous little people with dwarfism and famous little people actors. Though they may tend to be viewed as character actors, they're still overall some of the most famous actors in Hollywood. After all, who hasn't heard of Warwick Davis? Or Peter Dinklage from Game of Thrones? For over a century, showbiz has been a consistent source of employment for little people.

Who are the most famous little people? Although there are many causes of dwarfism, but Achondroplasia is the most common. While little people were originally famous for simply being little, it's great to see that many of the individuals on this list have grown to become well known for their own personal skills and accomplishments. Many of the dwarf actors on this list are even known as being some of the best actors around!

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    Peter Dinklage is best known for playing the role of Tyrion Lannister on "Game of Thrones." Of his height, Dinklage said, "When I was younger, I definitely let it get to me. As an adolescent, I was bitter and angry, and I definitely put up these walls. But the older you get, you realize you just have to have a sense of humor. You just know that it's not your problem. It's theirs."

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    Age: age 46
    Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States of America
    Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    Schools: Bennington College, Delbarton School
    Children: Zelig Dinklage
    Medical Conditions: Dwarfism
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    Warwick Davis is best known for playing the title roles in Willow and The Leprechaun. He was born with Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita, a rare bone disorder that results in dwarfism.

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    Age: age 45
    Birthplace: Epsom, United Kingdom
    Profession: Businessperson, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting
    Schools: City of London Freemen's School
    Children: Annabelle Davis, George Davis, Lloyd Davis, Harrison Davis
    Medical Conditions: Dwarfism
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    Tony Cox is best known for his appearances in such films as Bad Santa and Me, Myself and Irene. Billy Barty served as inspiration for Cox to pursue a career in acting.

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    Age: age 57
    Birthplace: Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
    Profession: Stunt Performer, Actor
    Schools: Alabama State University
    Medical Conditions: Dwarfism
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    Zelda Rubinstein is best known for her role in the Poltergeist film series. Her short stature is caused by a deficiency of the anterior pituitary gland.

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    Age: Died at 77 (1933-2010)
    Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    Profession: Medical technologist, Actor, Voice acting
    Schools: University of Pittsburgh, University of California, Berkeley
    Cause Of Death: Renal failure, Respiratory failure
    Place Of Death: Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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    Verne Troyer is best known for his role in the Austin Powers film series. His short stature is caused by cartilage-hair hypoplasia dwarfism.

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    Age: age 46
    Birthplace: Sturgis, Michigan, United States of America
    Profession: Stunt Performer, Comedian, Actor
    Schools: Centreville High School, Kellogg Community College
    Medical Conditions: Dwarfism
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    Jason Acuna, AKA Wee Man, is best know for being a part of the "Jackass" film and television series. He has a form of dwarfism called achondroplasia.

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