The 22 Most Sensational Midgets Ever

A midget (also known as dwarf) is defined as an adult that is 4’10″ or shorter.

22. Bridget “The Midget” Powers (born: October 11, 1980, height 3’9″)
Bridget Powers, born in Idaho is an American erotic film actress.    She has appeared in 8mm, S.W.A.T., and Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.

21. Eric Lynch (born: March 11, 1975, height: 3’9″) and Lester “Beetlejuice” Green (born: June 2, 1968, height: 4’3″)
Eric Lynch and Lester Green are both part of The Howard Stern Show’s Wack Pack.

20. Musafar (born: unknown, height unknown)
No one knows who this guy is but he is making the rounds on YouTube.  Over 100,000 people have watch his videos.

19. Bushwick Bill (born: December 8, 1966, height: unknown)
Buckwick Bill is a member of the rap group, Geto Boys (“Damn it Feels Good to be a Gangsta”).  He was born in Kingston, Jamaica and refers to himself as “”Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir.”  The song, “Damn it Feels Good to be a Gangsta” was made even more popular by the movie, Office Space.

18. Danny Woodburn (born: July 26, 1964, height: unknown)
Danny Woodburn gained fame by playing the character of Mickey Abbot in the show Seinfeld.  On the show he played a quick-tempered friend of Kramer.  Woodburn also was in the movies Tracey Takes On, Conan The Adventurer, and Jingle All The Way.

17. Mike Edmonds (born: unknown, height: unknown)
Mike Edmonds was in the show Maid Marian and her Marry Men.  Other movies that featured Edmonds includes Flash Gordon, The Dark Crystal, Who Framer Roger Rabbit?, Time Bandits, and operated Jabba the Hutt’s tail in Return of the Jedi.

16. He Pingping (born July 1988, height: 2’5″)
He Pingping is a Chinese man that is recorded as the world’s shortest, non-disabled man by the Guinness World Records.  Pingping is from the same city as Bao Xishun who is recorded as the world’s tallest man.  Earlier this month Pingping did a world tour and evne took a picture with Svetlana Pankratova, the world’s longest-legged (leg height, 4’4″, total height 6’5′) woman.

15. Arturo Gil (born: March 13, 1960, height: unknown)
Arturo Gil was born in New Orleans, LA.  Gil acted in movies such as Spaceballs, Monkeybone, Epic Movie, The Fantasticks, Dirty Work, Silent Tongue, and Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey.  Gil also appeared in the shows Charmed, Ally McBeal, Just Shoot Me!, The Parkers, Unhappily Ever After, The Man Show, and Cram.

14. Martin Klebba (born June 23, 1969, height: 4’1″)
Martin Klebba has starred in many movies that include Hancock, Meet the Spartans, Carts, Pirates of the Caribbean series, Americano, Cradle 2 the Grave, National Security, Men in Black II, How High, and Austin Powers in Goldmember.  Klebba also plays a stuntman in many movies and has been featured in several TV shows that include The Andy Dick Show, Malcolm in the Middle, Mad TV, Charmed, Just Shoot Me!, etc.

13. Thavakalai (born: unknown, height: unknown)
Thavakalai is responsible for one the most viral videos online today.  Thavakalai is dancing to a song called Summer Holiday by MC Miker G & DJ Sven).  The clip is from a movie made in 1990 called Adhisaya Piravi and features Tamil actor Rajnikanth.  Below is the video of the dance.   This video was also seen on Tom’s bulletins on MySpace, on The Soup, and G4TV’s Attack of the Show!

12. Hervé Villechaize (born: April 23, 1943-September 4, 1993, height: unknown)
Hervé was a French actor that is most well known for being Tattoo on the show Fantasy Island.  At the beginning of each episode, Tattoo would run up the bell tower and yell “The plane! The plane!” as new guests would arrive to the island.  Villechaize was also featured on The Man with the Golden Gun, Chappaqua, Crazy Joe, Seizure, Airplane II: The Sequel, The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight and The Forbidden Zone.

11. Dr. Alan Eggleston (born: December 30, 1941, height: unknown)

Eggleston is an Australian politician and serves as a Liberal member of the Australian Senate.  Eggleston was a medical practitioner in Port Hedland.  Eggleston was Councillor in Port Hedland from 1988-1996.  And Eggleston was Mayor of Port Hedland from 1993-1996.

10. Eddie Gaedel (born: June 8, 1925-June 18, 1961, height: 3’7″)

Eddie Gaedel is known for being the shortest person to ever play in the history of the MLB.  Gaedel played for the St. Louis Browns.  He wore the number ⅛ on his back as a publicity stunt.  Gaedel appeared at the game between the Detroit Tigers and the Browns on August 19, 1951.  Gaedel only played one game.  And his ⅛ jersey is hung in a museum.

9. Dylan Postl (born: May 29, 1986, height: 4’4″)

Dylan is an American wrestler in the WWE.  He is also nicknamed Hornswoggle, Little Bastard, and Shortstack.  Postl joined the WWE in May 2006 and made his debut on SmackDown!  He is the leprachaun partner of Dave Finlay.  Postl’s signature moves include the Celtic Cross, Lepreton Bomb, Tadpole Splash, and Low-angle dropkick.  Some of the weapons Dylan brought into the ring includes marbles, green mist, a squirt gun, and a shillelagh.

8. Weng Weng (born: September 7, 1957-August 29, 1992, height: 2’9″)
Weng Weng is a Filipino actor.  He is also a martial artist.  Weng Weng is in the Guinness World Records as the shortest adult actor in a leading role.  The Chuds made a rap song called the Weng Weng Rap.  It has become a meme on the Internet with over 1 million views.

7. Kenny Baker (born: August 24, 1934, height 3’8″)
Star Wars fan boys best know Kenny Baker as R2-D2, the little robot that beeps when he talks.  Before George Lucas hired him, he was a circus and cabaret performer.  Baker was also a nightclub performer with Jack Purvis.  Purvis also starred in Star Wars.  Baker was also in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Elephant Man, Flash Gordon, Mona Lisa, Sleeping Beauty, U.F.O., and Circus of Horrors.

6. Jason “Wee Man” Acuña (born: May 16, 1973, height: 4’0.5″)
Acuña is one of the actors in the Jackass series.  Acuña was born in Pisa, Italy and grew up in Torrance, California.  Acuña is also a professional skateboarder.  Acuña has done some of the craziest stunts on Jackass.  Below are some of the videos.

5. Joe C (born: November 9, 1974-November 16, 2000, height: 3’9″)
Joe Calleja was born in Taylor, MI.  Joe C was a rapper that was part of Kid Rock’s band.  Joe C was featured on Raw Is War (WWF), The Simpsons and Celebrity Deathmatch.  Joe C wrote the songs Devil without a Cause and Kyle’s Momma Is a Big Fat Bitch (for South Park). Below is a video tribute to Joe C:

4. Tony Cox (born: March 31, 1958, height: 3’6″)
Tony Cox starred in many movies so far.  This includes Laundry Warrior, Disaster Movie, Who’s Your Caddy?, Epic Movie, Date Movie, Bad Santa, Hebrew Hammer, Back By Midnight, Me Myself & Irene, Blankman, Friday, The Silence of the Hams, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, Beetlejuice, Willow, Spaceballs, and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

3. Aditya Dev (born: 1988, height: 2’9″)
Aditya Dev is the world’s smallest body builder.  He weighs 20lbs. and can lift 3.33lbs.  He hopes to one day be able to perform in London with Jazzy B.  When Dev works out in a gym in Punjab, large crowds gather around him.  Ranjeet Pal is Dev’s personal trainer.

2. Verne Troyer (born: January 1, 1969, height: 2’8″)
Verne Troyer was born in Sturgis, MI.  When he attended the Kellogg Community College in Coldwater, MI, the school installed a special door handle for him to open the bathroom and classrooms.  Those handles are stilll there.  Troyer is best known for acting as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series.  Troyer also starred in Men in Black, My Giant, Instinct, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, The Love Guru, and Bubble Boy.

1. Warwick Davis (born: February 3, 1970, 3’6″)
Warwick Davis was born in Surrey, England. Warwick starred in Willow, the Leprachaun series, the Star Wars series, the Harry Potter series, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Ray, and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Close Contenders:
- Meredith Eaton
(House M.D., Unconditional Love, Family Law, CSI, P.O.V., Boston Legal, Ball’s Out)

(photo by: david kriegel)

- Tamara De Treaux (played E.T.)

- Gary Coleman (Different Strokes-as suggested by Fatcheeseguy on Digg)
- Peter Dinklage (Elf-as suggested by emland on Digg)

33 Responses to “The 22 Most Sensational Midgets Ever”

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  2. tony says:

    no billy barty?!?! for shame….

  3. Josh says:

    No Billy Barty and you left out Brad the dwarf on mind of mencia…ever seen that guy do stand-up? youtube him he’s funny as hell!

  4. Mike Hunt says:

    Michael J.Anderson
    The three-and-a-half-foot-tall American actor Michael J. Anderson is often referred to as the ‘dwarf from Twin Peaks’. His height is due to a bone condition called osteogenesis imperfecta. Credited as ‘The Little Man From Another Place’, he appeared in dream sequences talking backwards and dressed in a red suit. He also appeared in two other early ’90s David Lynch projects, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me and Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Broken Hearted.
    Anderson was born with a genetic bone condition osteogenesis imperfecta. He grew up in a wheelchair. In his late 20s he was the subject of a 30-minute documentary called “Little Mike” (1984), directed by Norris J. Chumley, which began as an NYU student film production. He formed the New York band Wayward Gene and the Natural Selection which played in local clubs. He also worked for NASA as a computer expert.

  5. Technically, none of the little people featured here are ‘midgets’. While midget isn’t a medical classification it is classically attributed to persons with pituitary dwarfism. It is characterized by perfect proportion and childlike appearance.

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  6. chelsea handler says:

    no chuy from chelsea lately? D:


  7. Dave says:

    No Hank the Angey Dwarf!

  8. bergt says:

    what about the midgit or small guy from the bench warmers ? what was his name ?

  9. Monkeyuke says:

    What about David Rappaport, Randall from Time Bandits-He also starred on The Bride, had a recurring role on some legal show, I don’t remember the name, and even had his own series, for pete’s sakes, The Wizard.
    Maybe there’s just too many outstanding wee folk to make a good, short list.

  10. Nobilly says:

    Yep, without Billy Barty this list means NADA. Also kudos to comment pointing out the difference between a midget and dwarf.

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  12. Jester says:

    Yeah, a porn star and no Billy Barty means this list is shite.

    J.T.P., you are wrong . . . there are true midgets on this site. A dwarf is someone who has a normal torso, but shrunken limbs, whereas a true midget is entirely proportionately small. 3 and 10 definitely midgets.

  13. Dugg for midgets/little people.

  14. Catracks says:

    You forgot Billy barty.

  15. Patrick Scott says:

    I totally agree with the Rappaport comment, he was a great actor. You also left out Debbie Lee Carrington who was in Total Recall, Star Wars and does much stunt work. I still believe Meredith Eaton is hotter than Bridgette Powers.

  16. Jason Patrick says:

    Meredith Eaton is HOT as HELL! Hotter than any little woman I have ever seen.

  17. Barney says:

    Due Webster! Emmanuel Lewis

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  19. sonya says:

    who is the Little Person in Disney’s Enchanted “Grumpy” ? He’s cute

  20. john p says:

    How about Charla Bakla from Amazing Race! She’s beautiful and intelligent! Keep it up Charla! We love you!

  21. Holden says:

    No Timmy from Passions….

    Who did the research for this list…an intern on holiday break…

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