"The Lord Of The Rings" Movie Cast
(Frodo Baggins). Elijah Wood
was born on January 28, 1981 in the USA (Iowa). He is called sometimes
Lij, Elwood or Monkey. He is 5'6 ft tall (167 cm). At the age of 7 began
to attend a children's professional school for models. He also studied
music, sings and plays the guitar and the piano well. His favourite groups
are "The Beatles" and "Smashing Pumpkins"; favourite actors - Tim Roth
and Emma Thompson. He became famous thanks to "Avalon" and "Paradise".
He also starred in "Radio Flyer", "Forever Young", "Back to the Future
Part2", "Huck Finn" and others. He now has almost 400,000 Twitter followers. We could all learn a thing or two about how to get more followers on Twitter from Elijah!
(Samwise Gamgee). He got his
debut role in "The Goonies" and soon had a starring role in the critically
acclaimed "Rudy". He made his professional debut on TV in a program "Please
Don't Hit Me Mom". Astin has earned a degree in History/American Literature
and Culture from UCLA. He filmed in "Bulworth", "War of the Roses", "Safe
Passage", "Where the Day Takes You" and many others. A promising director,
Astin garnered an Academy Award nomination for his short film "Kangaroo
Became famous thanks to the British television drama "Hetty Wainthrop Investigates".
Monaghan's film debut was in "Boomber" with Rutger Hauer and Martin Shaw.
Monaghan has also performed on the stage in the U.K. productions of "The
Resurrectionists", "Whale" and "Annie and Fanny from Bolton to Rome".
(Pippin). Boyd was born in
Glasgow, Scotland. Began his acting career in the Scottish television series
"Taggart". Boyd made his feature film debut in "An Urban Ghost Story".
On the stage, Boyd has performed in various UK productions.
(Legolas). Bloom was born
in Canterbury, Kent. He graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama,
London. While studying, Bloom performed in the productions "Twelfth Night",
"Uncle Vanya", "Three Sisters" and many others. Bloom's screen debut was
in the feature film "Wilde".
(Gimli). Veteran actor
John Rhys-Davis has been delighting audiences on both stage and screen
for more than thirty years. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic
Art (RADA). Rhys-Davis is well known as an actor, playing in Shakespearean
productions. He made his feature film debut in "The Black Windmill". His
80-plus film credits include "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade", "Raiders
of the Lost Ark" and many others. For television, Rhys-Davis garnered an
Emmy nomination for the miniseries "Shogun" and has starred in "I, Claudius",
"War and Remembrance" as well as many other telefilms and series.
(Gandalf the Grey). Ian
McKellen was born in Lancashire, England. He has been thrilling audiences
for 40 years on both stage and screen, and has won over 40 major acting
awards. Ian McKellen has acted in and produced plays for the Royal Shakespeare
Company and the Royal National Theatre in London and on tour. He starred
as the super-heroic Magneto in the hugely successful screen adaptation
of the Marvel Comics' classic "X-Men". On Broadway, he played Salieri in
"Amadeus". The 2001 Broadway season opened with Ian McKellen as Edgar in
Strindberg's "Dance of Death".
(Boromir). Sean Bean is a
famous English actor. He dazzled audiences in such films as "Golden Eye",
"Ronin", "Scarlet", "Anna Karenina", "Patriot Games" and many others. Sean
Bean starred in many BBC productions including: "The Sharp Series", "Lady
Chatterley", "Prince" and other telefilms.
(Aragorn). Viggo Mortensen
was born in New York, however his family traveled a great deal and he spent
several years living in Venezuela, Argentina, and Denmark. He began acting
in New York. Viggo Mortensen earned a Drama-logue Critic's Award. He is
also an accomplished poet, photographer, and painter.