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Snaga (orc of Isengard)

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An [[Orcs|orc]], addressed as '''Snaga''', was a scout under the command of [[Uglúk]], and part of a company who was bringing [[Peregrin Took]] and [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] to [[Isengard]]. He was killed when [[Éomer]]'s riders attacked their camp.<ref>{{TT|III3}}</ref>
 
An [[Orcs|orc]], addressed as '''Snaga''', was a scout under the command of [[Uglúk]], and part of a company who was bringing [[Peregrin Took]] and [[Meriadoc Brandybuck]] to [[Isengard]]. He was killed when [[Éomer]]'s riders attacked their camp.<ref>{{TT|III3}}</ref>
  
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
'''1981: ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|BBC Radio's The Lord of the Rings]]'':'''
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'''1981: [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1981 radio series)]]:'''
 
:Snaga was voiced by [[Gordon Reid]].  
 
:Snaga was voiced by [[Gordon Reid]].  
  
 
'''2002: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'':'''
 
'''2002: ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers]]'':'''
:[[Jed Brophy]] played Snaga. He was voiced (uncredited) by [[Andy Serkis]].
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:Snaga is played by [[Jed Brophy]], and voiced by an uncredited [[Andy Serkis]]. In the film, he is depicted as an Orc of Mordor under [[Grishnákh]]'s command. He is decapitated and cannibalized by the ravenous Uruk-hai.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Snaga]], the [[Black Speech]] term.
 
* [[Snaga]], the [[Black Speech]] term.
* [[Snaga (Orc of Mordor)]], another orc called Snaga
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* [[Snaga (orc of Mordor)]], another orc called Snaga
  
 
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Snaga
Orc
The Lord of the Rings - The Motion Picture Trilogy - Snaga.jpg
Snaga from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Biographical Information
Death29 February, T.A. 3019
Edge of the Fangorn Forest
Physical Description
RaceOrc
GenderMale
GalleryImages of Snaga

An orc, addressed as Snaga, was a scout under the command of Uglúk, and part of a company who was bringing Peregrin Took and Meriadoc Brandybuck to Isengard. He was killed when Éomer's riders attacked their camp.[1]

Portrayal in adaptations

1981: The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series):

Snaga was voiced by Gordon Reid.

2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers:

Snaga is played by Jed Brophy, and voiced by an uncredited Andy Serkis. In the film, he is depicted as an Orc of Mordor under Grishnákh's command. He is decapitated and cannibalized by the ravenous Uruk-hai.

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Uruk-hai"