Actors: Elf's Progress

Michael Dunn is a dwarf. At the age of 30, he stands 3 ft. 10 in. with his socks on and weighs 78 lbs., if you include his eyeglasses. Dunn is also an actor and a singer. His talents in both areas are considerable.

Dunn dazzled Broadway a year and a half ago with a bravura performance as Cousin Lymon in Edward Albee's adaptation of Carson McCullers' Ballad of the Sad Café. He spat Henry Miller-authored obscenities in the 1963 Spoleto Festival production of Just Wild About Harry. He plays Karl Glocken in...

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