My next guest may only be 3' 6"
tall but his fan following is absolutely huge!! For my 100th exclusive
interview I ask about his start in the industry with George Lucas and what
it was like to work with both Jennifer Aniston and Jennifer Connelly.
Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you one of the genre's most recognised
character actors the evil Leprechaun himself, Warwick Davis.
Everyone knows how you got
into acting but can you remember how you were feeling as you waited to go
in and see team George Lucas?
At eleven I wasn’t nervous, just excited. This was my chance to be in
You were roughly the same age
as Jennifer Connelly when you worked on Labyrinth, did you spend much time
with her and what was she like?
She was very nice. Although Goblins and humans were kept very
"I do sequels for the fans".
In 1993 you grabbed the
attention of horror fans worldwide when you
portrayed the titular character in Leprechaun. How did you first hear
about the project? Were you approached?
The writer sent me the script. As soon as I saw it was horror I wanted to
What made you want to play the
role? Was it the chance to be evil rather than cuddly and cute?
I was worried about being type cast after Willow. This was my chance to
show that I could be mean too.
I'm sure you get asked this
all the time but what was Jennifer Aniston like to work with? She appears
to be quite down to earth.
She was fine...I could tell that she had the makings of a successful
The original film was highly
successful. Was it the film's success that
made you want to do the sequels?
I do sequels for the fans. Also, I couldn’t bear the thought of another
actor stepping into those platform shoes !!!!!!
The franchise was reinvented
in 2000 when the Leprechaun headed to the hood. The film was really
funny, was it enjoyable to make?
The 'Leprechaun' films are very hard work to make. A very tight schedule.
Three weeks of night shoots.
"The 'Leprechaun' films are very hard work to make".
I believe you have recently
set plans in motion to have a Leprechaun
Yes. Keep checking my website for the latest info.
You are also part of the Harry
Potter phenomenon with various roles in the movie adaptations under your
belt. Which do you enjoy making more, big budget blockbusters or low key
I Love acting.
What kind of movies do you
like to watch?
80's American comedies, generally anything with Chevy Chase.
Finally, where can audiences
expect to see you in the near future?
Harry Potter IV.
"Thank you ever so much for taking part in this interview
And we wish you the very best of luck in the future."