Nick Kellington

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Nick Kellington
Nick Chee Ping Kellington

(1976-06-11) 11 June 1976 (age 43)
ResidenceUnited Kingdom
Years active2001–present

Nick Kellington (born 11 June 1976) is a British actor and musician, best known for his roles in children's television series, the new Star Wars films and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. His television acting career began in 2007, when he portrayed Igglepiggle in the CBeebies show In the Night Garden....

In 2010 he played Tang in "ZingZillas" also for CBeebies and in 2015, he took on the role of Dipsy in the reboot of Teletubbies, previously portrayed by John Simmit before it went into a 14-year hiatus.

Kellington appeared in the 2016 Star Wars film Rogue One as Bistan, a Rebel Alliance gunner.

He also appears in 2017's Star Wars: The Last Jedi as Snook Uccorfay, a mole-like playboy in the casino city of Canto Bight

In 2018, Kellington played Ned the Neanderthal in the 2 part documentary series Neanderthals : Meet Your Ancestors, presented by Ella Al-Shamahi and broadcast on BBC4 in May 2018. A VixPix Films production in association with Imaginarium Productions and the BBC.[1]

In 2019, he appeared in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance as the creature suit performer providing the body movements for skekMal/The Hunter, one of the Skeksis new to the series.

Kellington played cornet and ukulele in the rock band Ella Guru.[2]



  1. ^ Al-Shamahi, Ella (May 2018). "Neanderthals : Meet Your Ancestors". BBC Programmes. BBC. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. ^ Simpson, Aislinn (24 December 2007). "Rocker Nick Kellington revealed as Iggle Piggle". Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group Limited. Retrieved 19 November 2015.

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