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Billy Boyd

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'''Billy Boyd''' played [[Peregrin Took]] in [[The Lord of the Rings]] films.
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Scottish actor '''Billy Boyd''' (born 1968) played [[Peregrin Took|Peregrin "Pippin" Took]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]] trilogy. An accomplished singer, he wrote and sung the dirge "The Steward of Gondor" in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|The Return of the King]]'', which is featured during [[Faramir son of Denethor II|Faramir's]] hopeless charge to [[Osgiliath]].
  
As the films were being released, another film in which he appeared also hit the big screen - "Master and Commander - The Far Side of the World" and this film was also nominated for the Best Picture Oscar
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In 2003, when ''The Return of the King'' was released, Boyd also starred in [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0311113/ Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World]. Both films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
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== External Links ==
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* '''[http://www.billyboyd.net/ Official Website]'''
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* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0101710/ IMDb Profile]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Boyd Wikipedia Profile]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:58, 24 July 2006

File:Billy Boyd at the Oscars.jpg
Billy Boyd at the Oscars.

Scottish actor Billy Boyd (born 1968) played Peregrin "Pippin" Took in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy. An accomplished singer, he wrote and sung the dirge "The Steward of Gondor" in The Return of the King, which is featured during Faramir's hopeless charge to Osgiliath.

In 2003, when The Return of the King was released, Boyd also starred in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Both films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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