Terry Camilleri

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Terry Camilleri
Born Terrance Camilleri
1949 (age 67–68)
Occupation Actor

Terrance "Terry" Camilleri (born 1949) is a Maltese-born Australian actor who has performed actively in both the United Kingdom and United States.[1] He is best recognized for portraying Emperor Napoleon I in the blockbuster comedy film Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989).[2]


Camilleri was born in Malta, and made his feature film debut in Peter Weir's 1974 film The Cars That Ate Paris.[3] Terry appeared in the 1983 hit sequel film Superman III.[4] He also made a cameo appearance in Weir's The Truman Show.[5]

Other appearances include as Special Branch police officer Hemmings in the science fiction film Incident at Raven's Gate.[6]

In 2003 he appeared in the American film Hey DJ.[7]

In 2006, as part of the World Cup campaign in Australia, Camilleri played the character of "History", an 800-year-old orc-like creature for the Nike "Stuff History" advertisements. Which is part of Nike's soccer Joga Bonito adverts.

In 2009 Camilleri appeared in the science fiction-thriller film Knowing directed by Alex Proyas.[8][9]

In 2015, Camilleri co-starred in the family film Oddball.


  1. ^ "Movies & TV: Terrance Camilleri". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ "The Cars That Ate Paris". The New York Times. 
  4. ^ "Superman III". The New York Times. 
  5. ^ "The Truman Show". The New York Times. 
  6. ^ Hawker, Phillipa (1995). 'Incident at Raven's Gate', in Murray, Scott (ed.), Australian Film 1978–1994: A Survey of Theatrical Features. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, Australian Film Commission and Cinema Papers.
  7. ^ "Movies: Hey DJ (2005)". The New York Times. 
  8. ^ Scott, A. O. (20 March 2009). "Movie Review: Knowing". The New York Times. 
  9. ^ "Knowing". The New York Times. 

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