Rusty Goffe

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Rusty Goffe
Rusty Goffe 1.jpg
Born (1948-10-30) 30 October 1948 (age 68)
South East England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1963–present
Height 4'-2"
Spouse(s) Sarah Goffe
Children 2
Website Official site

Rusty Goffe (born 30 October 1948) is an English actor with dwarfism.

Personal life[edit]

He married Sarah Goffe. They have two children, Ben and Jack.

Early life[edit]

Goffe was born and raised in Herne Bay, Kent. He attended Sturry Secondary Modern School.[1]


Goffe 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. He also appeared in the films Willow and Flash Gordon. He played Le Muff in the film History of the World Part I and also played Goober, a purple gremlin butler in Stupid!

In 2002, Goffe played the lead role in A Kitten for Hitler, a film created by Ken Russell with the intention of making something as offensive as possible. He played a Jewish child who is made into a lamp by Hitler.[2] He is also notable for being the face of Ginsters.[3]

Goff is a member of the Grand Order of Water Rats.[4]





  • 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. ^ Retrieved 2016-12-21.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Russell, Ken (27 September 2007). "My Kitten for Hitler is all in the best bad taste". The Times. Retrieved 22 December 2012.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ the big place for little people
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  6. ^ Ashley Hames, "Sin Cities", Tonto Books, 2008, ISBN 0-9556326-0-9, p.33

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