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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]].
  
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
{{quote|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}}
 
{{quote|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}}
 
==Roles==
 
==Roles==
* [[2004]] - ''[[EA's The Third Age]]'' - Gimli
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* [[2010]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest]]'' - Gimli
* [[2003]] - ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]'' - Gimli, Treebeard
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* [[2004]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age]]'' - Gimli
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* [[2003]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'' - Gimli, Treebeard
 
* 2003 - ''[[Beyond the Movie: The Return of the King]]'' - Narrator
 
* 2003 - ''[[Beyond the Movie: The Return of the King]]'' - Narrator
* 2003 - ''[[EA's The Return of the King]]'' - Gimli
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* 2003 - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)]]'' - Gimli
* 2003 - ''EA's The Return of the King'' trailer - Narrator
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* 2003 - ''The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)'' trailer - Narrator
* [[2002]] - ''[[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers]]'' - Gimli, Treebeard
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* [[2002]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'' - Gimli, Treebeard
* 2002 - ''[[EA's The Two Towers]]'' - Gimli
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* 2002 - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (video game)]]'' - Gimli
* [[2001]] - ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Gimli
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* [[2001]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Gimli
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
* [[2002]] - '''[http://www.cinemaclips.com/PFCS.htm PFCS Award]''', Best Acting Ensemble, ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]''
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* [[2002]] - '''[http://www.cinemaclips.com/PFCS.htm PFCS Award]''', Best Acting Ensemble, ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]''
* [[2003]] - '''[http://ofcs.rottentomatoes.com/ OFCS Award]''', Best Ensemble, ''[[Peter Jackson's The Two Towers]]''  
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* [[2003]] - '''[http://ofcs.rottentomatoes.com/ OFCS Award]''', Best Ensemble, ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]''  
 
* 2003 - '''PFCS Award''', Best Acting Ensemble, ''Peter Jackson's The Two Towers''
 
* 2003 - '''PFCS Award''', Best Acting Ensemble, ''Peter Jackson's The Two Towers''
* [[2004]] - '''[http://www.bfca.org/ Critics' Choice Award]''', Best Acting Ensemble, ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]''
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* [[2004]] - '''[http://www.bfca.org/ Critics' Choice Award]''', Best Acting Ensemble, ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]''
 
* 2004 - '''[http://www.nbrmp.org/ NBR Award]''', Best Acting by an Ensemble, ''Peter Jackson's The Return of the King''
 
* 2004 - '''[http://www.nbrmp.org/ NBR Award]''', Best Acting by an Ensemble, ''Peter Jackson's The Return of the King''
 
* 2004 - '''[http://www.sagawards.org/ SAG Award]''', Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, ''Peter Jackson's The Return of the King''
 
* 2004 - '''[http://www.sagawards.org/ SAG Award]''', Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, ''Peter Jackson's The Return of the King''
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
* '''[http://www.johnrhys-davies.com/ Offical Site]'''
 
* '''[http://www.johnrhys-davies.com/ Offical Site]'''
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rhys-Davies Wikipedia Profile]
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Revision as of 19:18, 23 July 2012

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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Quotes

"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

Roles

Awards

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