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John Rhys-Davies

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British actor '''John Rhys-Davies''' (born 1944) played [[Gimli]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]] trilogy. He was also the voice for [[Treebeard]] in the films. He originally auditioned for the role of [[Denethor II|Denethor]].
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British actor '''John Rhys-Davies''' (born 1944) played [[Gimli]] in [[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]] trilogy. He was also the voice for [[Treebeard]] in the films. He originally auditioned for the role of [[Denethor II|Denethor]].
  
 
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John Rhys-Davies
John Rhys-Davies
LifetimeMay 5, 1944
PortrayedGimli
InThe Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy
IMDbProfile

British actor John Rhys-Davies (born 1944) played Gimli in The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy trilogy. He was also the voice for Treebeard in the films. He originally auditioned for the role of Denethor.

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"There is an energetic ferocity in Gimli that the film needs. It's often these minor characters who really have to impart a sense of energy and dynamism to a film so that the heroes can actually take their time to respond and be thoughtful and reflective."
― John Rhys-Davies, Southland Times, October 12th, 2000

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