30 Short Fictional Characters That Are Just Awesome

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There are many fictional characters that, along with their personality and traits, are famous for their appearance, especially their height. There are many short male and female characters from various movies, tv shows, and cartoons that we enjoy or enjoyed watching. This is a subjective list of the 30 short fictional characters that are just awesome.

Yoda (Star Wars franchise)


Yoda is a legendary Jedi Master, an extremely tiny and short character with white hair and green-gold eyes. He is very wise and has spent eight centuries training and tutoring generations of Jedi, being a remarkable Jedi master. He has a great sense of humor, is a skilled lightsabre duelist, and is one of the most beloved movie characters ever.

George Costanza (Seinfeld)


George is one of the four main characters in the popular American sitcom Seinfeld, played by the brilliant Jason Alexander. He is Jerry’s neurotic and loud friend who is constantly complaining about something. He is pretty short, just a bit taller than Elaine Bennes, the main female character in the show. 

Yosemite Sam (Looney Toons)

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Yosemite Sam is one of Bugs Bunny’s toughest enemies. He is very violent, with a tough accent and a fierce voice. He tends to be very aggressive and hot-headed and can often be seen to get violent toward animals, such as horses, camels, and elephants.

Luke Skywalker (Star Wars franchise)

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Luke is a human male and a legendary Jedi master who fought in the Galactic Civil War during the reign of the Galactic Empire. He is around 5,8 feet tall which doesn’t make him very tall for a man. He has blond hair and blue eyes and as a young man, he was curious, impatient, and very impulsive and reckless. Even without too much practice, he has always been a natural talent for lightsaber combat. 

Mad Hatter (Alice in Wonderland)

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Hatter, mostly known as Mad Hatter is one of the most famous characters from Alice in Wonderland and one of the antagonists in the story. He is trapped in a neverending tea party together with his friend the March Hare with whom he is constantly making short personal remarks and asking weird, unanswerable riddles.

Kermit the Frog (The Muppet Show)


Kermit is the most famous character from The Muppet Show, a short talkative frog. He is an entertainer stage manager, show producer, and reporter. He is easy-going and very likable but can sometimes be a wise guy who always has something to say.


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Carrie Bradshaw (Sex & the City)


The narrator and one of the main characters in this beloved comedy-drama is Carrie Bradshaw, a writer, and reporter who talks about her single days in New York, describing all kinds of problems a modern woman encounters while trying to date and work in this huge city. She is short and petite, with long curly blond hair, honest and direct but sometimes too sensitive.

The Penguin (Batman)


The Penguin is one of Batman’s biggest enemies and one of the most dangerous and crazy Gotham City villains. He is short and obese, with a bird-like nose, and has been often bullied as a child because of that. He is an evil criminal genius, a judo master with great underworld connections. He is known for his love of birds and unusual high-tech umbrellas that he often uses as weapons.

Shylock (The Merchant of Venice)


Shylock is a famous character from Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice. He is a Venetian Jewish moneylender and the play’s main antagonist. He is a representation of stereotypes, such as greediness and vengefulness, even though there were no practicing Jews living in England during Shakespearean England. 

Steve Rogers (Captain America)

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Captain Steve Rogers is a World War II veteran and a founding member of the Avengers. He is the world’s first known superhero but he is also known for being a pretty short and scrawny young man before he became a strong and capable fighter. He is very courageous, a true patriot, and often considered to be the world’s greatest superhero.

Gollum (Lord of the Rings)


Gollum used to be a Stoor, one of the three early Hobbit types. His name was derived from his gurgling, choking cough. He is 1, 4 meters short, with gray hair and blue-gray eyes. He was a great fisherman and was known to eat anything edible.

Vinny Gambini (My Cousin Vinny)

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Vinny (played by Joe Pesci) is a clever and proud lawyer from Brooklyn whose first cast after passing the bar exam might be the most important in his life. He is short, talkative, quick-tempered and one of the most famous on-screen lawyers of all time.

Fifi La Fume (Tiny Toon Adventures)


Fifi is a purple-and-white skunk and one of the most recurring characters in the show. She is young, has a massive tail, and wears a pink ribbon tied to her hair which perfectly accompanies her coquettish look. She lives in a Cadillac home where she can often be seen talking on the phone, listening to music, and reading romance stories. She is a flirtatious French skunk who speaks English with an accent, always adding some French words. 


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Mario (Super Mario)

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Mario is a 24-year-old Italian plumber from Brooklyn with fair skin, brown hair, and bright blue eyes. He is very short, and stocky and has a big nose and a thick dark-brown mustache. He is kind-hearted, cheerful, and playful and a daredevil who gets into different adventures, often with his brother Luigi.

Louie de Palma (Taxi)

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Louie (Played by Danny de Vito) is a head dispatcher for the Sunshine Cab Company who likes giving his drivers a hard time. He is from New York City and still lives with his mother, is single and doesn’t want to hear anything about marriage or any kind of commitment. He is not a nice guy who loves to take advantage of women and dreams of putting his mother in a nursing home.

Boots (Dora the Explorer)


Boots is a five-and-a-half-year-old monkey and Dora’s best friend. He is small, athletic, and energetic. He is impulsive and often needs guidance, so Dora plays his voice of reason. He is a happy monkey that loves many things, such as riddles, chocolate, and nuts, but most of all Dora.

Sophia Petrillo (Golden Girls)


Sophia is one of the main characters in the cult tv series Golden Girls. She is Blanche and Rose’s best friend and Dorothy’s mother, an eighty-something-year-old co-owner of the Golden Palace. She is witty and wise and often makes funny remarks, commenting on other girls’ problems and characteristics. 

Leslie Knope (Parks and Recreations)

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Leslie Knope is the deputy director of the Parks and Recreation Department of the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. She loves her job, is an over-achiever, and believes that the government should serve its people. 

Meliodas (The Seven Deadly Sins)


Meliodas, also known as Dragon Sin of Wrath, is the captain of a group of warriors who has the appearance of a child but is over 3000 years old. He is very short, with messy blonde hair and emerald eyes. He is very honest and fearless and has a great sense of justice and is always willing to help others.

Carla Tortelli (Cheers)


Carla is one of the main and most interesting and beloved characters in the brilliant sitcom Cheers. She is a waitress known for her personality and always brazen remarks. She is very short, with short curly brown hair and a big smile on her face she mostly shows when being sarcastic.


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Share Bear (Care Bear)

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Share Bear is a lavender-coloured care bear who is probably the best of all the other bears. He is incredibly selfless and would do anything to make someone happy. She is willing to share everything, her belongings, laughs, fun, advice, and all other things that can make others smile. 

Krillin (Dragon Ball)


Krillin is one of the most skilled and powerful martial artists on Earth. He is brave, good-hearted, and faithful. He is very short and doesn’t have a visible nose and since he has monastic training, he shaves his head. Krillin used to be selfish and cold-hearted but he changed after becoming Goku’s friend and became more generous and understanding.

Widget (Widget the World Watcher)


Widget is a small and cute shapeshifting coral alien and the main character in this funny tv series. He is a four-feet-tall purple alien who would embark on many adventures, together with his three human friends, in order to protect Earth’s natural environment.

Fabienne (Pulp Fiction)


Fabienne is an adorable girl and Butch’s French girlfriend in this Tarantino classic. She is cute and kind and makes Butch look softer than he actually is. She is a simple girl with short brown hair and big eyes.

Poof (Fairly Odd Parents)


Poof is one of the cutest characters in this lovely series. He is very caring and funny and is always there for the ones who need him. He adores his family and would do anything for them. He is simply adorable, especially when saying the word Poof countless times.

Espio the Chameleon (Sonic the Hedgehog)


Espio is a purple chameleon who serves as an intelligent ninja warrior and possesses the skills to blend in with his environment. He is a detective committed to his job, very wise, serious, and practical. He is also often portrayed as stubborn, self-obsessed, and always has an opinion about everything. 

Edna E Mode (The Incredibles)


Enda is a fashion designer, half-Germand and half-Japanese, known for calling everyone dahling. She is short, wears glasses, and has brown hair and brown eyes. She is very capable at what she does and expects others to take their jobs seriously, as well.

Hugo Habercore (Bob’s Burgers)


Hugo is a forty-something health inspector who wants to end Bob’s Burgers. He is one of the main antagonists in the series, a short, overweight, blond-haired man with big, fish-like eyes. He takes his job very seriously and doesn’t like Bob since his former fiancee Linda dumped him for Bob.


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Asta (Black Clover)


Asta is an orphan who was abandoned by his mother on the church’s doorstep. He is a very short young man with a muscular build, green eyes, and messy blonde hair. He is cheerful and hyperactive and very loud, especially when he wants to express his goals. 

Mickey Mouse (The Mickey Mouse Series)

Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is one of the most famous fictional characters ever. He is a cheerful little mouse whose personal traits resembled Charlie Chaplin’s, as Walt Disney once stated. Mickey is a good friend and a reliable leader who always fights to protect the people closest to him.

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