Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a family movie about true human values that will always be more important than everything else. Indian actor Deep Roy has played all the Oompa-Loompas, small subordinates of the owner of the chocolate factory.
This British dwarf actor of Indian origin was born in 1957. Deep Roy began his career in show business as a stand-up comedian. During one of his performances, he was noticed by a producer and got invited to a new theater in London. After polishing his acting talent on the stage, the young comedian decided to try his hand in the cinema industry.
He played his very first role in the 1976 television series The New Avengers. Later, Deep Roy played a dangerous Italian assassin in the film The Pink Panther Strikes Again. The actor has also played a villain in the Doctor Who series. Overall, he has over 70 films in his filmography. His most famous movies are Planet of the Apes, Return to Oz, Star Wars, The X-Files, The Haunted Mansion, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
In 2005, Deep Roy played the Oompa-Loompas in the comedy film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Over 165 of small Oompa-Loompas were created by computer graphics for his scenes. Deep Roy took dancing and yoga classes to get the part in this movie. He also had to learn to play several musical instruments.
In addition, Deep Roy voices animation films such as Zambezia and Corpse Bride. He also makes music in his free time. The actor is a close friend of Tim Burton. The worldwide famous director and writer often visits Deep’s house in Los Angeles to discuss the latest news of the Hollywood industry.