"Captain Feathersword" owns The S.S Feathersword. He was portrayed by Anthony Field and his two brothers,Paul and John. Then in 1996, Paul Paddick became Captain after understudying for Anthony in a concert when he had a hernia operation, and he still has played him ever since. On occasions, Paddick's understudy, Keane Fletcher, would fill in his roles, such as in newer episodes of the Dorothy the Dinosaur series.
Captain Feathersword also has a crew, theFriendly Pirate Crew, all of which idolize and have the same bright and cheerful personality as their captain. According to the Series 2 episode, Family, Captain's father and mother, showing poor parenting and inappropriate child-raising practices, left him so they could sail the Seven Seas. It is likely he was taken in by someone else and raised.
Before Paul Paddick, Captain Feathersword was first played by Anthony. His brothers, John and Paul followed in Yummy Yummy and Big Red Car. According to Greg's book, "Now and Then", Jeff would sometimes don the vest when it was a Sunday, because of something called the "Sunday Rule". But after a particularly bad performance in the South Australian town of Whyalla, Jeff was banned from ever doing the role again.
Captain's favorite animals are ducks, roosters, horses and camels.
Since 2010, Captain has served as a guitarist at concerts when needed. He has also been doing this in the videos since 2013.
Captain is the only human Wiggly Friend.
In some of the Dorothy the Dinosaur DVD's, Paul Paddick isn't there. So his understudies had to fill in for him. It also happened at some concerts.
Captain has played guitar at concerts.
Captain may be the most popular Wiggles character.
In 2006, Captain along with The Wiggles appeared in a promotional ad on ABC For Kids.
He speaks like Alvin.
His appearances in the Stephen Squirrelsky and Friends' Movie Spoof Travels are The Forest Book 2 (TrainBoy43's Style), Nikki's Adventures of Sing Along Songs Episode 10, Madagascar (FamousImagination50's Style), Sleeping Beauty (Justin Quintanilla's Style), Aurorastasia, Despicable Me (Justin Quintanilla's Style), We're Back!: A Jungle Animal's Story, Jimmynocchio, and The Wizard of Oz (Uranimated18's Style) and will even be in more movie spoof travels.
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