Rusty Goffe

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Rusty Goffe
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Born (1948-10-30) 30 October 1948 (age 65)
England Herne Bay, Kent, UK
Occupation Actor
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Rusty Goffe (born 30 October 1948) is a British dwarf extra and entertainer. He has featured in a number of low-profile roles, including as the "bouncing weatherman" for L!VE TV. He appeared as an Oompa-Loompa in the 1971 version of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, and as a Jawa in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope among a few other aliens as well. He also appeared in the films Willow and Flash Gordon. In addition he played the part of "Le Muff" in the film "History Of the World Part I" directed by Mel Brooks. He also played Goober, a purple gremlin butler from Stupid!

Goffe is also notable for being the face of Ginsters.[1]

Early Life[edit]

Goffe was born in Herne Bay, a seaside town in Kent. He attended Sturry Secondary Modern School.[1]




  • Dr Who : Robot of Sherwood (2014) - Little John
  • Stupid! (2005) – Goober
  • 100 Greatest Musicals, The (2003) – Himself
  • Salon, The (2003) – Himself 12/17/03
  • Ali G Indahouse (2002) – performer
  • Dwarves In Showbiz (2002) – Himself
  • Wizard World Chicago (2002) – Himself
  • League of Gentlemen, The (1999)
  • Britain's Bounciest Weather (L!VE TV, 1996-9)[2]
  • Chucklevision (1987) – Peat the Leprechaun
  • 'Allo 'Allo! (1982) – Monsieur Pierre LeGrand in The Wooing of Widow Artois
  • Are You Being Served? (1972) – Mrs. Slocombe's Suitor/Monkey in Monkey Business
  • The Goodies (1970)
  • This is Channel 8
  • Death in Venice


  • Adult Learning – The "Get Rid of Your Gremlins" gremlin
  • Hygena Furniture
  • Lyons Maid Ice Cream
  • Ginsters Meat Pies
  • Heroquest Board Game
  • Battlemaster's Board Game
  • Red Dog Hot Dogs

Music videos[edit]


  1. ^ the big place for little people
  2. ^ Ashley Hames, "Sin Cities", Tonto Books, 2008, ISBN 0-9556326-0-9, p.33

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