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Miranda Otto

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Australian actress '''Miranda Otto''' played [[Éowyn]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].  
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Australian actress '''Miranda Otto''' played [[Éowyn]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]''.  
  
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==Roles==
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* [[2004]]: ''[[DNZ: The Real Middle Earth]]'': Herself
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* [[2004]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Third Age]]'': [[Éowyn]] (archive footage)
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* [[2003]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Quest Fulfilled]]'': Herself
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* [[2003]]: ''[[Warriors of the Third Age]]'': Herself
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* [[2003]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (video game)]]'': [[Éowyn]] (archive footage)
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* [[2003]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'': [[Éowyn]]
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* [[2002]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'': [[Éowyn]]
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
{{quote|She's sort of grown up in a world of men; she's been brought up to fight, she's been brought up to ride. She's surrounded by men..and yet she's not allowed to be a man.|Miranda Otto on Éowyn}}
 
{{quote|She's sort of grown up in a world of men; she's been brought up to fight, she's been brought up to ride. She's surrounded by men..and yet she's not allowed to be a man.|Miranda Otto on Éowyn}}
{{quote|The first day I arrived at [[Edoras]] was really memorable. We had an hour and a half drive to the set, and we came over the hill to see the [[Meduseld|Golden Hall]] built in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by these white covered mountains, exactly as described in the book. To feel as an actor that you had so much to work with was really exciting. It was like being a child thinking about being a princess and having a palace and then you wake up one morning and there it is.|Miranda Otto, Lordoftherings.net [http://www.lordoftherings.net/index_editorials_otto_interview.html]}}
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{{quote|The first day I arrived at [[Edoras]] was really memorable. We had an hour and a half drive to the set, and we came over the hill to see the [[Meduseld|Golden Hall]] built in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by these white covered mountains, exactly as described in the book. To feel as an actor that you had so much to work with was really exciting. It was like being a child thinking about being a princess and having a palace and then you wake up one morning and there it is.|Miranda Otto, [http://www.lordoftherings.net/index_editorials_otto_interview.html Lordoftherings.net]}}
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{{quote|I thought, 'This is a story where a woman becomes her own knight in shining armour'. That's a great role model, because most mythic stories we're given as children are about women being saved by men.|Miranda Otto, [http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2003/11/21/miranda_otto_the_return_of_the_king_interview.shtml BBC interview]}}
 
{{quote|I thought, 'This is a story where a woman becomes her own knight in shining armour'. That's a great role model, because most mythic stories we're given as children are about women being saved by men.|Miranda Otto, [http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2003/11/21/miranda_otto_the_return_of_the_king_interview.shtml BBC interview]}}
  
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miranda_Otto Wikipedia entry]
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*{{WP|Miranda Otto}}
*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001584/ IMDb Profile]
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001584/ Miranda Otto] at [http://www.imdb.com IMDb]
 
[[Category:Actors and actresses|Otto, Miranda]]
 
[[Category:Actors and actresses|Otto, Miranda]]

Revision as of 18:05, 14 June 2009

Miranda Otto
Mirando Otto
LifetimeDecember 16, 1967
PortrayedÉowyn
InPeter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings
IMDbProfile

Australian actress Miranda Otto played Éowyn in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.

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Roles

Quotes

"She's sort of grown up in a world of men; she's been brought up to fight, she's been brought up to ride. She's surrounded by men..and yet she's not allowed to be a man."
― Miranda Otto on Éowyn
"The first day I arrived at Edoras was really memorable. We had an hour and a half drive to the set, and we came over the hill to see the Golden Hall built in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by these white covered mountains, exactly as described in the book. To feel as an actor that you had so much to work with was really exciting. It was like being a child thinking about being a princess and having a palace and then you wake up one morning and there it is."
― Miranda Otto, Lordoftherings.net
"I thought, 'This is a story where a woman becomes her own knight in shining armour'. That's a great role model, because most mythic stories we're given as children are about women being saved by men."
― Miranda Otto, BBC interview

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