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Otto Preminger

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'''Otto Preminger''' was the voice for the [[Elvenking]] ([[Thranduil]]) in [[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]].
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[[Image:Otto Preminger.jpg|thumb|Otto Preminger]]
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Famed actor and Oscar-nominated director '''Otto Preminger''' (1906 – 1986) was the voice for the "[[Elvenking]]" ([[Thranduil]]) in the [[Rankin/Bass]] animated version of ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit|The Hobbit]]''. He was born and raised in Austria, and his thick accent is very apparent in the film.
  
==External links==
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== External Links ==
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0695937/ Profile on IMDB.com]
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* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0695937/ IMDB entry]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Preminger Wikipedia entry]

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Otto Preminger

Famed actor and Oscar-nominated director Otto Preminger (1906 – 1986) was the voice for the "Elvenking" (Thranduil) in the Rankin/Bass animated version of The Hobbit. He was born and raised in Austria, and his thick accent is very apparent in the film.

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