Adam Rainer Adam Rainer (1899 – 4 March 1950) is the only person in recorded history to have been both a dwarf and a giant.
Aditya Dev Aditya 'Romeo' Dev is an Indian body builder with dwarfism made famous by being reported in the UK press in February 2008.
Admiral Dot Admiral Dot (1859 – October 28, 1918), born Leopold S. Kahn, was a dwarf performer for Phineas Taylor Barnum.
Alan Eggleston Alan Eggleston (born 30 December 1941) is an Australian politician, who has been a Liberal member of the Australian Senate since 1 July 1996, representing Western Australia.
Arturo Gil Arturo Gil is an American dwarf actor who has appeared in many films, television programs, and commercials including Spaceballs, Monkeybone, The Fantasticks, Dirty Work, The Munsters' Scary Li...
Beetlejuice (entertainer) Lester Napoleon Green (born June 2, 1968), better known by his stage name Beetlejuice (often abbreviated to Beetle or Beet), is a frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show and a member of Stern's Wack Pack.
Bridgette Jordan Bridgette Jordan (born 1989) is the former smallest living woman according to Guinness World Records at 2 ft 3in (69 cm).
Bushwick Bill Richard Stephen Shaw (born December 8, 1966), better known by the stage names Bushwick Bill and Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir, is a...
Caroline Crachami Caroline Crachami is sometimes cited as being the smallest person in recorded history, but as she was nine years old or less at the time of her death, it is unlikely that she had finished growing.
Chandra Bahadur Dangi Chandra Bahadur Dangi (born on November 30, 1939) (चन्द्रबहादुर डाँगी) is the shortest man in the world, measuring.
Charles Proteus Steinmetz Charles Proteus Steinmetz was a mathematician and electrical engineer. He fostered the development of alternating current that made possible the expansion of the electric power industry in the United States, formulating mathematical theories for engineers.
Charley Lockhart Charley R. Lockhart (August 1876 - 1954) was Texas State Treasurer from 1931 - 1941.
Commodore Nutt George Washington Morrison Nutt, better known by his stage name Commodore Nutt, was a 19th century midget who became famous working for P. T. Barnum.
Count Primo Magri Count Primo Magri and Count Rosebud were the stage names of a 19th century Italian dwarf who married Lavinia Warren, the widow of General Tom Thumb on Easter Monday, April 6, 1885 at the C...
Court dwarf Early dwarfs, whose histories were recorded, were sometimes employed as Court Dwarfs.
Danny Woodburn Daniel Charles "Danny" Woodburn (born July 26, 1964) is an American film, television and stage actor.
Debbie Lee Carrington Debbie Lee Carrington is an American actress and stuntwoman known for her diminutive size due to dwarfism.
Eddie Gaedel Edward Carl Gaedel (June 8, 1925 – June 18, 1961) was an American with dwarfism who became famous for participating in a Major League Baseball game.
Edmund Newell Edmund Newell (July 27, 1857 – December 23, 1915), better known as General Grant Jr. or Major Edward Newell, was a 19th century dwarf who gained fame as an associate of P.T. Barnum.
Edward Niño Hernández Edward Niño Hernández was officially named as the world's shortest living man on September 4, 2010, by the Guinness World Records.
Eleanor Simmonds Eleanor "Ellie" Simmonds MBE is a British Paralympian swimmer who has achondroplasia.
Francis Joseph Flynn Francis Joseph Flynn, better known as General Mite, was an American little person who performed as a showman at various competitions around the world.
François de Cuvilliés François de Cuvilliés (23 October 1695, Soignies, Hainaut — 14 April 1768, Munich) was a Belgian-born Bavarian decorative designer and architect who was instrumental in bringing the Rococo styl...
General Tom Thumb General Tom Thumb was the stage name of Charles Sherwood Stratton (January 4, 1838 – July 15, 1883), a little person who achieved great fame under circus pioneer P.T. Barnum.
Georgie Thompson Georgina Jane "Georgie" Thompson (born 25 September 1977) is an English television presenter.
Gul Mohammed Gul Mohammed (February 15, 1957 – October 1, 1997) of New Delhi, India, according to The Guinness Book of World Records, was the shortest adult human being of his time whose existence and height...
Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf (born Henry Joseph Nasiff Jr.; April 20, 1962 – September 4, 2001) was an American entertainer.
He Pingping He Pingping (July 13, 1988 – March 13, 2010) was a Chinese citizen and, according to the Guinness World Records, the world's shortest man who was able to walk.
Helen Wellington-Lloyd Helen Wellington-Lloyd, also called Helen of Troy, is an actress originally from South Africa.
Helena Antonia Helena Antonia was a bearded female court dwarf of Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress and was a favorite of Margaret of Austria, Queen of Spain, and also a lady-in-waiting for Constance of Austria.
Hornswoggle Dylan Postl (born May 29, 1986) is an American professional wrestler signed to WWE, better known by his ring name Hornswoggle In WWE, he was the last Cruiserweight Champion before the belt...
Jason Acuña Jason Shannon Acuña (born May 16, 1973), also known as Wee-Man, is an American TV host and actor.
Jeffrey Hudson Jeffrey Hudson (1619 – circa 1682) was an English court dwarf at the court of Queen Henrietta Maria.
Jimmy Vee Jimmy Vee is a British actor and stunt performer, who has played a number of Doctor Who monsters and aliens.
Joe C. Joseph "Joe C." Calleja (November 9, 1974 – November 16, 2000) was an American rapper and musician.
John the Dwarf Saint John the Dwarf (Greek: Ιωάννης Κολοβός; Arabic: ابو يحنّس القصير (Abū) Yuḥannis al-Qaṣīr ca. 339 – ca. 405), also called Saint John Colobus or Saint John Kolobos, was an Egypti...
Judy-Lynn del Rey Judy-Lynn del Rey née Benjamin (January 26, 1943 – February 20, 1986 at age) was a science fiction editor.
Junrey Balawing Junrey Balawing (born June 12, 1993) is a Filipino and former record holder at the Guinness Book of World Records.
Jyoti Amge Jyoti Amge (born December 16, 1993), a resident of Nagpur, India, is the world's smallest living woman according to the Limca Book of Records and Guinness Book of Records.
Józef Boruwłaski Józef Boruwłaski (1739–1837) was a Polish-born dwarf who toured in European and Turkish courts.
Khagendra Thapa Magar Khagendra Thapa Magar (born October 14, 1992), son of Rup Bahadur and Dhana Maya Thapa Magar, was the shortest man in the world, measuring.
Lavinia Warren Lavinia Warren was an American proportionate dwarf and the wife of General Tom Thumb.
Lin Yü-chih Lin Yü-chih (林煜智; pinyin: Lín Yùzhì; b. ca. 1972)photo is the former shortest man in the world according to Guinness World Records.
Lucia Zarate Lucia Zarate (January 2, 1864 – January 15, 1890) was born in San Carlos, today the area encompassing the town of Ursulo Galvan, Veracruz, and settled on the Agostadero, now Cempoala, Veracruz, ...
Margaret of Castello Blessed Margaret of Castello (1287–1320) is an Italian Roman Catholic Church patron of the poor, crippled, and the unwanted.
Mark Povinelli Mark Povinelli is an American stage, television, and movie actor who also does occasional stunt work.
María Elena Saldaña María Elena Saldaña, also known as La Güereja, is a Mexican television actress whose career dates back to the mid-1980s.
Matthew Roloff Matthew James Roloff (born October 7, 1961) is an actor, author, farmer, speaker and businessman, best known for participating with his family in the reality television program Little People, ...
Michael Dunn Michael Dunn (October 20, 1934 – August 30, 1973) was an American actor and singer who shunned the usual "cute" typecasting of dwarf actors and sought serious roles requiring dramatic skill.
Michael Dunn (actor) Michael Dunn (October 20, 1934 – August 30, 1973) was a dwarf American actor and singer.
Minnie Warren Huldah Pierce Warren Bump, better known as Minnie Warren, was a 19th century dwarf who gained fame as an associate of P.T. Barnum.
Nelson de la Rosa Nelson Aquino de la Rosa (September 6, 1968 – October 22, 2006), a.k.a. Mahow, was one of the shortest men of the 20th and 21st centuries and an actor from the Dominican Republic.
Nelson Ned Nelson Ned d'Ávila Pinto was a famous Brazilian singer from Ubá, Minas Gerais. Nelson built a solid career as a singer and composer of sentimental, suffering songs, rising to popularity in Brazil and Latin America in 1969 and becoming known internationally, especially in Portugal, France and Spain.
Nicolas Ferry Nicolas Ferry (known as Bébé) (1741–1764) was a French dwarf who became renowned throughout Europe as the court dwarf of King Stanisław Leszczyński.
Ovitz family The Ovitz family were a family of Jewish actors/traveling musicians who survived imprisonment at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Most of them were dwarfs.
Pat Bilon Michael Patrick "Pat" Bilon (August 29, 1947 – January 27, 1983) was an American actor best known for his performances in Under the Rainbow and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Paul Steven Miller Paul Steven Miller (May 4, 1961 – October 19, 2010) was the Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law.
Pauline Musters Pauline Musters (February 26, 1876 - March 1, 1895) at tall, recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the shortest woman ever recorded.
Pee Wee Marquette William Crayton "Pee Wee" Marquette (born in Montgomery, Alabama) is the former master of ceremonies at the Birdland jazz club in New York City.
Rice brothers John Rice (December 3, 1951 – November 5, 2005) and Greg Rice (born December 3, 1951), sometimes known as the Rice Brothers or Rice Twins, were identical twin dwarfs, known thr...
Richard Gibson (painter) Richard Gibson (1615-1690), known as "Dwarf Gibson", was a painter of portrait miniatures and a court dwarf in England during the reigns of Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, Charles II and William and...
Sarah Bowen Sarah Bowen, OAM is an Australian Paralympic swimmer.
Schlitzie Schlitzie, possibly born Simon Metz, and legally Schlitze Surtees, was an American sideshow performer and occasional actor, best known for his role in the 1932 movie Freaks and h...
Seneb Seneb was a dwarf who served as a high-ranking court official in the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt, circa 2520 BC. Despite his diminutive size, Seneb was a person of considerable importance a...
Shorty Rossi Luigi "Shorty" Rossi (born February 10, 1969) is the star of Pit Boss, a reality series on Animal Planet.
Steve Novick Steven Novick is a politician in the U.S. state of Oregon and a former environmental lawyer and political activist. He is currently a Portland City Commissioner – a member of the City Council of Portland – having been elected in May 2012 and assumed office on January 1, 2013.
The Black Dwarf (personage) David Ritchie (1740–1811), known also as David of Manor Water, Bow'd Davie, Crooked David, and most notably the Black Dwarf, was a dwarf, the son of a quarryman at the sl...
The Doll Family The Doll Family also billed as The Dancing Dolls were a quartet of four dwarf siblings from Germany who were popular performers in circuses and sideshows in the United States from the 1920...
Thomas Dilward Thomas Dilward (1840–1902), also known by the stage name Japanese Tommy, was an African-American dwarf who performed in the blackface minstrel show.
Tom Shakespeare Sir Thomas William Shakespeare, 3rd Baronet (born 11 May 1966), better known as Tom Shakespeare, is a sociologist.
Weng Weng Ernesto de la Cruz (September 7, 1957 — August 29, 1992), better known as Weng Weng, was a Filipino actor and martial artist.