Friday, July 16, 2010

Tamara De Treaux 79 cm short actor

Short actor -- United States United States
Tamara De Treaux 79 cm Shortest actress, noted for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and as an influence for the novel Maybe the Moon.Tamara Detro (21 October 1959 – 28 November 1990), known by the stage name Tamara De Treaux, was an American actress. She was 79 cm (2' 7") tall.the third short actor in the world.  Short actor.

De Treaux played ET in Steven Spielberg's film E. T. (1982), squatting inside the doll. She is uncredited for the performance. De Treaux was a friend of the American writer Armistead Maupin. Her diaries supplied the main influence for the heroine Cadence Roth in his novel Maybe the Moon. The book was described by Maupin as 'partly autobiographical', despite the main character being a female heterosexual Jewish dwarf.  Short actor.
She was a 1978 graduate of San Leandro High School in San Leandro, California. In 1990 she died at the age of 31 years due to heart failure.  Short actor.

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