Warwick Davis says being angry is a 'waste of time'

'Star Wars' actor Warwick Davis says being angry is a "waste of time".

Warwick Davis
Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis thinks being angry is a "waste of time".

The 44-year-old actor, who was born with SED, an extremely rare form of dwarfism, says his condition is getting progressively worse, but remains thankful for the career he's had.

Warwick shared: "Well, as you get older, it gets worse.

"Your joints, for a start. My hips are dislocated, so they're sitting out here. Very painful knees. I had surgery on my feet when I was very young. There's a risk of retinal detachment, but I know the signs now. And then, yeah, you wake up, the alarm goes, it takes a good half hour to get moving ... Imagine the worst flu you've had, every day - it's like that."

Warwick, however, is philosophical about his health, saying he tries to focus on the positives.

He told The Guardian newspaper: "Being angry would be a waste of time. A waste of the life that you do have."

Warwick also suggested attitudes towards short actors are changing within the entertainment industry.

He reflected: "I love the roles that I've played, and many of them have been necessarily short. I'm very proud of everything I've done, even the Leprechaun movies. But yes, it would be lovely to have short actors do roles where it was just incidental. Years ago, yes, we needed explanation. But I think we're a bit more sophisticated now."

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