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Physical Description
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Fíli (Third Age 2859 - 2941, 72 years old) was the brother of Kíli and nephew of Thorin II Oakenshield (their mother Dís's oldest brother).



He accompanied his uncle along with his brother Kíli and ten other Dwarves on the Quest of Erebor. Together Kíli and Fíli were the youngest of Thorin and Company. They accompanied their uncle upon his glorious entrance in Esgaroth.[1]

After helping find Smaug's treasure Fíli was slain with his brother in the Battle of Five Armies, while defending his mortally wounded uncle.[2]

After the death of their uncle, the brothers would be the only remaining descendants of Thrór's line and inherit the title of King under the Mountain. Their deaths ended the royal line, and the title passed to Dáin II. It was their heroic last stand, which made their mother one of the very few Dwarf-women to be mentioned in the genealogies[3].


Fíli is a dwarf from the Norse mythology and the name means "File".


Thráin II
Thorin II

Portrayal in Adaptations

1968: The Hobbit (1968 radio series):

Fíli is played by David Brierly.

1977: The Hobbit (1977 film):

Fíli's voice is provided by Jack DeLeon.

1979: The Hobbit (1979 radio series):

No actor is specified for the role of Fíli.

1982: The Hobbit (1982 video game):

Fíli is omitted; Thorin is the only companion of the player, Bilbo Baggins.[4]

2003: The Hobbit (2003 video game):

No actor is credited for the role of Fíli.

2012-3: The Hobbit films:

Fíli will be played by Rob Kazinsky.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "A Warm Welcome"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "The Return Journey"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "Durin's Folk"
  4. ZX Computing, 8304 (April/May 1983), p. 76 <> [accessed 24 March 2011]
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