Conan Stevens

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Mark "Conan" Stevens
Biographical Information
PortrayedGundabad Orc/Keeper of the Dungeons in:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Mark "Conan" Stevens portrayed a Gundabad Orc in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. In the third film he is credited as Keeper of the Dungeons. He was originally cast as Azog, Bolg's father, but switched roles during filming.[1] After that, he was cast to portray Bolg in the The Hobbit film trilogy through prosthetic makeup but later he was replaced by Lawrence Makoare, who portrayed him through CGI and performance capture in the later film.[2] However, Stevens was still credited as Bolg in the ending credits of An Unexpected Journey.


  1. MrCere, "Exclusive: ‘Hobbit’s’ Conan Stevens chats with TORn" dated 22 April 2012, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  2. Peter Jackson, "Casting News for The Hobbit" dated 19 May 2011, Facebook (accessed 22 December 2011)

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