Terry Camilleri

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Terry Camilleri
Born Terrance Camilleri
1949 (age 68–69)
Occupation Actor

Terrance "Terry" Camilleri (born 1949) is a Maltese-born Australian actor who has performed actively in both the United Kingdom and United States.[1] He is best recognized for portraying Emperor Napoleon I in the blockbuster comedy film Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989).[2]


Camilleri was born in Malta, and made his feature film debut in Peter Weir's 1974 film The Cars That Ate Paris.[3] He appeared in the 1983 sequel film Superman III. He also made a cameo appearance in Weir's The Truman Show.

Other appearances include as Special Branch police officer Hemmings in the science fiction film Incident at Raven's Gate.[4]

In 2003 he appeared in the American film Hey DJ.[5]

In 2006, as part of the World Cup campaign in Australia, Camilleri played the character of "History", an 800-year-old orc-like creature for the Nike "Stuff History" advertisements. Which is part of Nike's soccer Joga Bonito adverts.

In 2009 Camilleri starred as his greatest role 'Cashier' in the science fiction-thriller film Knowing directed by Alex Proyas.[6]

In 2015, Camilleri co-starred in the family film Oddball.


  1. ^ "Movies & TV: Terrance Camilleri". The New York Times. Archived from the original on March 25, 2008. 
  2. ^ Canby, Vincent (February 17, 1989). "Reviews/Film; Teen-Agers On a Tour Of History". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ Booth, Philip (November 3, 2003). "The Cars That Ate Paris". PopMatters. 
  4. ^ Hawker, Phillipa (1995). 'Incident at Raven's Gate', in Murray, Scott (ed.), Australian Film 1978–1994: A Survey of Theatrical Features. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, Australian Film Commission and Cinema Papers.
  5. ^ "Hey DJ". The New York Times. Archived from the original on November 3, 2012. 
  6. ^ Scott, A. O. (20 March 2009). "Movie Review: Knowing". The New York Times. 

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