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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]].
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British actor '''John Rhys-Davies''' (born 1944) played [[Gimli]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]] 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==
* 2010 - ''[[Aragorn's Quest]]'' - Gimli
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* [[2010]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest]]'' - Gimli
* [[2004]] - ''[[EA's The Third Age]]'' - Gimli
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* [[2004]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age]]'' - Gimli
 
* [[2003]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'' - Gimli, Treebeard
 
* [[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)|''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]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'' - Gimli, Treebeard
 
* [[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)|''The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers'' (video game)]] - Gimli
 
* [[2001]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Gimli
 
* [[2001]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Gimli
  

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John Rhys-Davies
John Rhys-Davies
LifetimeMay 5, 1944
PortrayedGimli
InThe Lord of the Rings (film series)
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British actor John Rhys-Davies (born 1944) played Gimli in The Lord of the Rings (film series) 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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