Top 38 Warwick Davis Quotes of 2020

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“Very obsessed fans do ask actors to attend their weddings.”

― Warwick Davis

“The world worries about disability more than disabled people do.”

― Warwick Davis

“People who are short, they’re often portrayed as the victim.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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?’”

― Warwick Davis

“Nothing’s better than coming away from a film when people don’t even recognize you, because you’ve undergone a total transformation.”

― Warwick Davis

“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!”

― Warwick Davis

“As you get older, you can suffer from painful hips, and our joints wear a lot quicker than for people of average height.”

― Warwick Davis

“When I came up with the character of Wicket for ‘Return Of The Jedi’, which was my first film, I was a kid of 11 years old, and I basically was playing a very young Ewok.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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. Because when you’re wearing prosthetic makeup, of course, you have to really move your face a lot more to convey things through the makeup.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“I wouldn’t change a thing about my family.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“In a costume, you need very exaggerated body language – as you say, sort of mime-type skills.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“There’s nothing better than going to the movies and going into another world, and forgetting about everything that’s happening outside.”

― Warwick Davis

“If you stood me in a costume next to a computer graphic of the same-looking character, I think there would be a difference. And many movie fans I’ve spoken to would rather see an actor in a costume than CG.”

― Warwick Davis

“My parents armed me with an amazing sense of humor, and it’s what you need when, well, it’s what anyone needs in this world.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“I don’t want to be just somebody short who happens to act. I hope my legacy will be Warwick Davis, Actor.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“I find vacuuming very therapeutic, but I hate ironing. I usually have no shirt on while ironing, because I’m ironing it, and I end up burning my chest.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“As a film actor, you don’t often get that opportunity to meet with your audience and take your applause on stage.”

― Warwick Davis

“I’m an actor, and when I close the door at home I’m kind of off-duty.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“My wife is short, and my two kids are also small.”

― Warwick Davis

“I don’t crave fame. I mean, it’s nice to be recognized. It is useful.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“When you do films that have multiple sequels, you develop a character for a film.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis

“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.”

― Warwick Davis
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