Mick Walter

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Mick Walter (born Michael E. Walter in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, in 1955),[1] often referred to by the stage name Big Mick, is an English actor, noted for his dwarfism. He is known for appearing in television comedies, first appearing as Jack Large in Blackadder. He has also appeared in Black Books, Green Wing and Psychoville.

He has appeared in the BBC's adaptations of three of The Chronicles of Narnia: in 1988, he played the White Witch's dwarf in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, in 1989, he played Trumpkin in Prince Caspian, and again in 1990 in The Silver Chair. He also appeared in Lexx. His film roles include Dazzle (1999) as Bodkin, Pets (1999) as Mick and The Last Leprechaun (1998) as Finn Regan McCool. In April 2006, Walter appeared in an episode of the ITV soap opera Emmerdale as bit-part character Billy Trotter.

In 2010, he appeared in panto at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford as one of the Seven Dwarves in Snow White.[2][3]

Walter is 1.19 metres in height.[3] Before he became an actor, he was a drummer for a three piece band based in Huddersfield.

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  2. ^ "Review: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", Yorkshire Post, 24 December 2010. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  3. ^ a b Val Javin, "Pantomime: Oakes actor Big Mick talks about panto, Paul O’Grady and Page Three girls", Huddersfield Daily Examiner, December 3, 2010. Retrieved 2012-10-13.

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