Shah returned to Middle-earth for The Hobbit films – check him out in the behind the scenes video below from about 12 minutes in.
Along with Doctor Who and Lord of the Rings, Shah completes the sci-fi and fantasy trilogy with multiple Star Wars appearances.
Shah with Lord of the Rings and Hobbit director Peter Jackson and actor Orlando Bloom
Most recently, he appeared in Star Wars Rogue One as alien and Jyn’s prison mate Oolin Musters. He also featured in The Force Awakens as a Teedo on the planet Jakku, and was part of the original team to test out the Ewok costumes in Return of the Jedi.
As of 20 October 2003, Shah holds the Guinness World Record for the “shortest professional stuntman currently working in films”, coming in at 1m 26.3 cm (4ft 1.7 in).
Records or not, it’s safe to say Kiran Shah has had a BIG role to play in modern sci-fi and fantasy. And that’s more than enough reason to ?.
Doctor Who series 10 continues next Saturday on BBC1