Anthony Daniels

Tony Daniels
Anthony Daniels (born 21 February 1946) is an English actor and mime artist.wikipedia
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Star Wars (film)

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He is best known for playing C-3PO in the Star Wars film series, beginning with the original 1977 film.
It stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew.

List of Star Wars cast members

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He is the only actor to have appeared in all of the episodic films in the series, as well as many of its spin-offs, including television shows, video games, radio serials, etc.

The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)

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Daniels was the voice of Legolas in the Ralph Bakshi animated adaptation of The Lord of the Rings (1978).
The film features the voices of William Squire, John Hurt, Michael Graham Cox, and Anthony Daniels, and was one of the first animated films to be presented theatrically in the Dolby Stereo sound system.

Star Wars

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He is best known for playing C-3PO in the Star Wars film series, beginning with the original 1977 film. Daniels appears in a cameo as C-3PO in 2016's Rogue One, the first standalone film in the Star Wars anthology series.
Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels reprised their film roles.

The Making of Star Wars

Daniels has reprised the role for various promotional work such as hosting The Making of Star Wars, Star Wars Connections and Science of Star Wars, appearances on The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, an anti-smoking public service announcement, The Star Wars Holiday Special, and advertising for Star Wars-licensed products such as Kenner toys and a breakfast cereal based on the character.
The special was hosted by C-3PO (voiced and played by Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008 TV series)

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He voiced C-3PO for five animated series: Droids, Clone Wars, The Clone Wars, Rebels, and Forces of Destiny. Daniels is the only actor to act in all nine films, the 2008 Clone Wars film, and the related television series.
Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, and Samuel L. Jackson reprised their roles as Count Dooku, C-3PO, and Mace Windu, respectively, from the live-action films (although Lee and Jackson did not reprise their roles in the series).

Giggleswick School

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He was educated at Giggleswick School and studied law for two years at university, then dropped out to participate in amateur dramatics and attend Rose Bruford College.

Ralph McQuarrie

After auditioning for the role of C-3PO, Daniels only became fully interested in it after seeing a concept design by Ralph McQuarrie.
The painting had a particular impact on actor Anthony Daniels, who was about to turn down the part of C-3PO; "He had painted a face and a figure that had a very wistful, rather yearning, rather bereft quality, which I found very appealing," stated Daniels, and the appeal of McQuarrie's image convinced him to accept the role.

Star Wars (radio series)

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Daniels voiced C-3PO in the Star Wars radio serial based on the original trilogy.
Casting the audio serial was not as easy as had been hoped; while the producers were able to secure the actors Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels from the original film, Harrison Ford was unavailable as he was filming Raiders of the Lost Ark at the time, and his place was taken by Perry King, an actor who once auditioned for the part of Han Solo in the 1977 film.

Legolas

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Daniels was the voice of Legolas in the Ralph Bakshi animated adaptation of The Lord of the Rings (1978).
Legolas was voiced by Anthony Daniels in Ralph Bakshi's 1978 animated version of The Lord of the Rings.

Christmas in the Stars

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Other C-3PO voicework by Daniels includes: the Christmas-themed Christmas in the Stars album, Disney theme park attractions including Star Tours and Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, and the Star Tours shutdown ceremony as a part of Disney's Hollywood Studios' "Last Tour to Endor" event at Star Wars Celebration V in Orlando, Florida.
Much of the album is sung and narrated by British actor Anthony Daniels, reprising his role as C-3PO from the Star Wars films.

Radio Drama Company

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He was a member of the BBC's Radio Drama Company, and speaks fluent French.

Kenny Baker (English actor)

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Kenny Baker, who played R2-D2 in the series until his death in 2016, said that he and Daniels did not get along.
He revealed a feud between him and his co-star Anthony Daniels, claiming Daniels had been rude to him on numerous occasions, and stated that Daniels is rude to everyone, including fans.

Entertainment Technology Center

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Daniels is currently an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (film)

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Daniels is the only actor to act in all nine films, the 2008 Clone Wars film, and the related television series.
Some actors from the live-action films, including Anthony Daniels, Matthew Wood, Christopher Lee and Samuel L. Jackson, returned to vocally reprise their roles of their respective characters, although Lee and Jackson did not reprise their roles in the subsequent television series.

Rogue One

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Daniels appears in a cameo as C-3PO in 2016's Rogue One, the first standalone film in the Star Wars anthology series.
Jimmy Smits, Genevieve O'Reilly, and Anthony Daniels reprise their roles from previous films as Bail Organa, Mon Mothma, and C-3PO, respectively.

Salisbury

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Daniels was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, the son of a plastics company executive.

The Empire Strikes Back

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It was produced by Gary Kurtz for Lucasfilm and stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, and Frank Oz.

The Lego Movie

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and voiced C-3PO's cameo appearance in Ralph Breaks the Internet, and The Lego Movie alongside other crewmembers of the Millennium Falcon.
In addition, Anthony Daniels and Billy Dee Williams reprise their Star Wars roles as C-3PO and Lando Calrissian respectively, with Keith Ferguson voicing Han Solo (whom he previously voiced in Robot Chicken and Mad).

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

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In Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Daniels only voiced the character, which a puppeteer played on set.
It is the first installment in the Star Wars prequel trilogy and stars Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Pernilla August, and Frank Oz.

List of Star Wars characters

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The character appears in the nightclub scene early in Attack of the Clones as a man in blue uniform who can be seen in a cutaway reaction shot after Obi-Wan Kenobi disarms the bounty hunter Zam Wesell.

Return of the Jedi

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The film stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew and Frank Oz.

C-3PO

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Anthony Daniels has portrayed the character in ten of eleven Star Wars cinematic films released to date, including Rogue One and the animated The Clone Wars.

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

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Daniels attempted to puppeteer the character himself in the sequel, Episode II: Attack of the Clones, but after the script was changed, he returned to playing the droid in costume.
It is the second installment of the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and stars Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Frank Oz.

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith

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In this film and 2005's Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, he also performed the vocal tracks for scenes that featured a computer-generated C-3PO.
It is the sixth episode released in the Star Wars film series and stars Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Frank Oz.