As Celebration VI gets closer and closer, the list of Star Wars actors who will be attending the Celebration continues to grow, as it was announce today that the man behind the masks of Wicket and Wald will be attending Celebration VI. Warwick Davis! Here is the official announcement from StarWarsCelebration.com
Best known for: Wicket W. Warrick, Willow and Wald in Episodes I and VI
Appearing On: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Film and television actor, and seasoned Celebration host, Warwick Davis will attend Celebration VI, signing autographs and meeting fans in the Celebration Autograph Hall as well as appearing on stage to share stories about his fascinating career, and entertain questions from the audience.
Davis has been well known to Star Wars fans since his career-starting performance as Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi, and in the television films Ewoks: Battle for Endor and Caravan of Courage. The young actor moved to a leading role soon after, portraying the title character in Willow. Warwick returned to the galaxy far far away starting in 1997 with several roles in The Phantom Menace.
Outside of the realms of Star Wars, Davis has had scores of roles on stage, television, and the big screen. He was recently seen in a new comedy sitcom for the BBC with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant titled Life’s Too Short. Davis is in the core cast of the Harry Potter movies as Filius Flitwick and the Goblin bank teller, and portrayed Nikabrik in Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian. He is a cult favorite as the evil title character in six Leprechaun films. Davis appeared alongside David Bowie in Labyrinth, with Jamie Foxx in the multi-award-winning film Ray, and alongside Ricky Gervais in TV’s Extras.
In 1995 Davis established Willow Personal Management, “The Biggest Agency for Short Actors in the World.”
Celebration is now under a month away, and is shaping up to be a great event!