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John Rhys-Davies

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John Rhys-Davies
John Rhys-Davies
LifetimeMay 5, 1944
PortrayedGimli
InPeter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings
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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.

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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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