Stephen Garlick was born in Stockwell, London, on the 7th July 1959 is an English actor. As a child he attended the famous Corona Academy Stage School in London. He has appeared in many television and film productions. One of his early appearances was as a small boy with a potty stuck on his head in Carry On Doctor (1967). Other early credits include Headline Hunters (1968) and The Sea Children (1968). Both were made by The Children's Film Foundation. He also played the part of Dan in The Boy from Space for BBC Schools. The latter has recently been released on DVD by The British Film Institute. In 1973 he played the role of Ned in the second series of The Adventures of Black Beauty. He also appeared in another film for The Children's Film Foundation in 1975 called The Hostages. A year later he played an alien called Kwaan in the Thames Television sci-fi series The Tomorrow People. He also played the part of Tim Moffat in the controversial six part serial, Two People, for London Weekend Television. Other television appearances include The Houseboy, Butterflies and Minder with fellow Corona boy Dennis Waterman. Stephen played Ibbotson in the Doctor Who story, Mawdryn Undead. He has provided many voices for radio and tv commercials and also films. His best known voice role is the main character of Jen in the 1982 American–British children's film The Dark Crystal. He has twice been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company appearing in many radio plays. He co-owns a Woking-based video production company.