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Billy Barty

Billy Barty

  • Born on
    • October 25th, 1924
  • Died on
    • December 23rd, 2000
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Billy Barty (born William John Bertanzetti, October 25, 1924 – December 23, 2000) was an American actor and activist. In adult life, he stood 3 feet, 9 inches (1.14 m) tall, due to cartilage–hair hypoplasia dwarfism, and because of his short stature he was often cast in movies opposite taller performers for comic effect. He specialized in outspoken or wisecracking characters. During the 1950s, he became a television star, appearing regularly in the Spike Jones ensemble.

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Filmography

Acting (39 Credits)

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2000The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave as Funeral Eulogist
1997An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn as Billy Barty
1992The Naked Truth as The Bell Boy
1991Life Stinks as Willy
1990The Rescuers Down Under as Baitmouse (voice)
1989UHF as Noodles MacIntosh
1989Lobster Man from Mars as Mr. Throckmorton
1988Willow as High Aldwin
1987Snow White as Iddy
1987Masters of the Universe as Gwildor
1987Rumpelstiltskin as Rumpelstiltskin
1986Tough Guys as Philly
1986Body Slam as Tim McClusky
1985Legend as Screwball
1984Night Patrol as Captain Lewis
1981Under the Rainbow as Otto Kriegling
1980Hardly Working as Sammy
1979Firepower as Dominic Carbone
1979Skatetown, U.S.A. as Jimmy
1978Foul Play as J.J. MacKuen
1978Rabbit Test as Lester
1978The Lord of the Rings as Character Actor (voice)
1977The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington as Little Man
1976Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood as Assistant Director
1975The Day of the Locust as Abe Kusich
1973Sigmund and the Sea Monsters as Sigmund Ooze
1970Pufnstuf as Googy Gopher / Orville Pelican
1965Harum Scarum as Baba
1964Roustabout as Billy (uncredited)
1962Billy Rose's Jumbo as Joey The Circus Clown
1962The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm as The Court Jester
1957The Undead as The Imp
1937Nothing Sacred as Boy Biting Wally's Ankle (uncredited)Watch Free
1935A Midsummer Night's Dream as Mustard-Seed
1935The Bride of Frankenstein as Baby (uncredited)
1933Gold Diggers of 1933 as Baby in "Pettin' in the Park" Number (uncredited)
1933Roman Scandals as Little Eddie (uncredited)
1933Footlight Parade as Mouse (uncredited)
1933Alice in Wonderland as White Pawn / The Baby (uncredited)

Himself (1 Credits)

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1994Radioland Murders as Himself

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