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'''Déagol''', was the [[Stoors|Stoor]] [[Hobbit]] who had found [[the One Ring]] while diving in the [[Gladden]] river (a tributary to the [[Anduin]]) with his cousin [[Sméagol]]. Sméagol (later known as [[Gollum]]) demanded the ring and murdered Déagol when he refused to give it to him.
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'''Déagol''', was the [[Stoors|Stoor]] [[Hobbits|Hobbit]] who had found [[the One Ring]] while diving in the [[Gladden River|Gladden]] river (a tributary to the [[Anduin]]) with his friend and relative [[Sméagol]].<ref>{{L|214}} p. 292</ref> Sméagol (later known as [[Gollum]]) demanded the ring and murdered Déagol when he refused to give it to him.<ref>{{FR|I2}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Déagol is an [[Old English]] translation of the "original" [[Westron]] name '[[Nahald]]'. Both names carry the meaning "apt to hide, secretive".
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''Déagol'' is an [[Old English]] translation of the "original" [[Westron]] name '[[Nahald]]'.<ref>{{App|Translation}}</ref> Both names carry the meaning "apt to hide, secretive".
  
 
==Adaptations==
 
==Adaptations==
In [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]], Déagol is played by [[New Zealand]] actor [[Thomas Robins]].
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'''2002: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'':'''
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:Déagol is played by [[New Zealand]] actor [[Thomas Robins]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0992718/bio|articlename=Biography for Thomas Robins|dated=|website=[http://www.imdb.com/ IMDB]|accessed=30 January 2012}}</ref>
  
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{{sequence|prev=[[Isildur]], c. 2461 years earlier|next=[[Gollum|Sméagol]]|list=[[Ring-bearer]]<br>briefly, c. {{TA|2463}}}}
# ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', ''[[The Shadow of the Past]]''
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# [[Appendix B]]
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Revision as of 13:07, 7 April 2013

Peter Jackson's The Return of the King - 0003.jpg
Déagol
Hobbit
Biographical Information
LocationNear Gladden Fields
Birthc. T.A. 2400-2450[source?]
Deathc. T.A. 2463[1]
Gladden Fields
Physical Description
GenderMale

Déagol, was the Stoor Hobbit who had found the One Ring while diving in the Gladden river (a tributary to the Anduin) with his friend and relative Sméagol.[2] Sméagol (later known as Gollum) demanded the ring and murdered Déagol when he refused to give it to him.[3]

Etymology

Déagol is an Old English translation of the "original" Westron name 'Nahald'.[4] Both names carry the meaning "apt to hide, secretive".

Adaptations

2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King:

Déagol is played by New Zealand actor Thomas Robins.[5]
Preceded by:
Isildur, c. 2461 years earlier
Ring-bearer
briefly, c. T.A. 2463
Followed by:
Sméagol

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Third Age"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 214, (undated, written late 1958 or early 1959) p. 292
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Shadow of the Past"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "On Translation"
  5. "Biography for Thomas Robins" , IMDB (accessed 30 January 2012)