Patty Maloney

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Patty Maloney
Patricia Anne Maloney

(1936-03-17) March 17, 1936 (age 83)
Years active1939–2011
Height119.3 cm (47.0 in)[1]

Patricia Anne Maloney (born March 17, 1936) is an American actress with dwarfism.


She was born in Perkinsville, New York. She stands 3 feet 11 inches (119 cm) and weighs 60 pounds (27 kg). Maloney is best known as Honk from Far Out Space Nuts, as Lumpy from the Star Wars Holiday Special, and as Darla Hood from the animated TV series version of The Little Rascals.

She was often a guest on the 1970s variety series Donny & Marie, and portrayed the robot waitress Tina in the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century episode "Cruise Ship to the Stars".

Since 1982, she has also been an animation voice actor, worked on the Monopoly game show pilot, and even operated the Crypt Keeper puppet on Tales from the Crypt. Maloney appeared in Ernest Saves Christmas with California native Buddy Douglas as Santa's two elves. In 2011, she appeared as herself in Hanlet: Episode 4½ – Attack of the Phantom Special, an independent documentary film about the making of Star Wars Holiday Special.


  1. ^ Hal Erickson. Sid and Marty Krofft: A Critical Study of Saturday Morning Children's Television. McFarland. p. 160. Retrieved April 25, 2018.

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