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'''Rick Porras''' (born [[May 7]]th [[1969]]) is an American producer who co-produced [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended Stanford University, graduating in 1988 with a degree in History. He was [[Gollum]]'s stand-in in [[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring|The Fellowship of the Ring]] and portrayed [[Eldacar]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|The Return of the King]]. Porras was also an uncredited second-unit director in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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'''Richard Porras''' (born [[May 7]]th, [[1969]]) is an American producer who co-produced ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]''.  
  
[[Image:Rick Porras as Eldacar.jpg|thumb|left|Rick Porras as Eldacar in Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]
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==Life==
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He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended Stanford University, graduating in 1988 with a degree in History. Porras then became a Personal Assistant for [[wikipedia:Robert Zemeckis|Robert Zemeckis]], and first worked with [[Peter Jackson]] on ''The Frighteners''. Porras gradually rose in the film world, and in May [[1998]], he went to [[New Zealand]] to co-produce [[Peter Jackson]]'s effort[http://www.kristinthompson.net/blog/?p=146].
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==Roles==
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He was [[Andy Serkis]]'s stand-in in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' and played a [[Corsairs of Umbar|Corsair of Umbar]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|The Return of the King]]''. Porras was also an uncredited second-unit director in ''The Fellowship of the Ring''.
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==External links==
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* [[wikipedia:Rick Porras|Wikipedia profile]]
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* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0691815/ IMDb profile]
  
 
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Richard Porras (born May 7th, 1969) is an American producer who co-produced Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.

Life

He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended Stanford University, graduating in 1988 with a degree in History. Porras then became a Personal Assistant for Robert Zemeckis, and first worked with Peter Jackson on The Frighteners. Porras gradually rose in the film world, and in May 1998, he went to New Zealand to co-produce Peter Jackson's effort[1].

Roles

He was Andy Serkis's stand-in in The Fellowship of the Ring and played a Corsair of Umbar in The Return of the King. Porras was also an uncredited second-unit director in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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