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"As a creature performer, I am a very lucky dude (and happy too! I loved Star Wars long before I got to work on it)"
―Nick Kellington[src]

Nick Kellington (born June 11, 1976) is a British actor and musician who portrayed Bistan in the 2016 Anthology film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story[1] and Snook Uccorfay in Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi.[2]

Kellington also portrays Klaud[3], Amuncie Tidian,[4] Dellso Prin,[4] and an unnamed character on the planet Pasaana in Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker.[5] In addition, to these performances, he was part of the puppeteering team for the Vexis and puppeteered a worm that watched the puppet show with the Aki-Aki children at the Festival of the Ancestors.[6]

In addition to his work on Star Wars, Kellington is best known for his roles in the British children's television series In the Night Garden..., ZingZillas and the reboot of Teletubbies; as well as the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

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  1. Siegal, Lucas: 13, 2017/http://comicbook.com/starwars/2016/11/10/rogue-one-character-cards-reveal-3-new-star-wars-actors Rogue One Character Cards Reveal 3 New Star Wars Actors (2016-11-10). Comicbook.com. Archived from the original on June 13, 2017.
  2. Pellegrom, Dennis: Nick Kellington - Snook Uccorfay (The Last Jedi). Star Wars Interviews. starwarsinterviews.com. Archived from the original on January 12, 2018.
  3. SWYTlogo.png Neal Scanlan Takes The Stage At SWCC 2019 | The Star Wars Show Live! on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 TwitterLogo.svg Nick Kellington (@NickKellington) on Twitter: "3 of 4 creatures I play in #StarWars #TheRiseOfSkywalker #Klaud #DellsoPrin #AmuncieTidian In the words of Master Yoda, "There is another." an, as of now, unnamed character I've spotted directly behind Rey and the Aki-Aki teenager on #Pasaana. (No pictures available yet). 1/2" (backup link)
  5. InstagramIcon.png Nick Kellington (@nickkellington) on Instagram{{{description}}} (December 29, 2019). "Found my 4th creature in #StarWars #TheRiseOfSkywalker. Metallic mask with alien ears, dressed in a grey trench coat. Directly behind #Rey, the #AkiAki teenager and #C3PO. Location: #Pasaana" (backup link)
  6. TwitterLogo.svg Nick Kellington (@NickKellington) on Twitter: "I was also on the team that puppeteered the body of the Vexis snake and got to puppeteer a tiny worm that was watching the puppet show with the Aki-Aki children at the Festival of the Ancestors." (backup link)

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