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Anthony Daniels (21 February 1946–) is an English actor and mime artist.
- Everybody uses mime and gesture in real life, though we don’t realize it. It’s very useful as a performance technique, though it can be boring to watch on its own. As for radio, I had a wonderful teacher. I was hugely lucky. I didn’t want to play a robot, but the situation was an object lesson in fate taking over.
- A Q&A with Anthony Daniels (C3PO), touring with “Star Wars: In Concert” (October 9, 2009)
- I’m actually quite tired because Threepio is an exhausting character — he’s always very tense, he’s always slightly on the edge of panic. That’s why he’s funny, because he’s always in the wrong place. I record each piece three times in a row, so the director can choose without interrupting too much.
- Anthony Daniels definitive 'Star Wars' interview (September 16, 2014)