and times of Warwick Davis, star of Ricky Gervais’ sitcom, Life’s Too Short
their entire careers hoping to achieve the kind of cult movie hero status that
Davis achieved at the age of eleven playing Wicket W. Warrick, the lead ewok in
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. In
this lively and down-to-earth memoir, Davis offers personal stories on the
making of some of the most popular films of the last few decades—including the
Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Leprechaun movie franchises, among many others—and
shares the unique perspective of life as experienced by someone with a
one-in-a-million genetic condition.
Here is the
story of the real life of the man who helped destroy a Death Star, saved a
princess, defeated an evil sorceress, taught magic to Harry Potter, became a
Jedi Master, and embodied a mass murdering, gold-obsessed leprechaun—the one
and only Warwick Davis.
Davis’ honest look at the highs and lows of life as an actor and pop-culture
icon ranges from his screen debut in Star
Wars: Return of the Jedi to his starring role in Ricky Gervais’ sitcom, Life’s Too Short.
behind-the-scenes stories, from sweltering inside a furry Ewok costume and
filling in for R2-D2 to sliding down a glacier at Mach 2 with Val Kilmer and
getting kicked in the face by Ricky Gervais again and again. The book features
a foreword by George Lucas, who has been friends with Davis for three decades.
refreshingly frank and highly entertaining, this book will help you see what
life is like when it really is too short. Download and start listening now!