Famous fans

From Tolkien Gateway

Below is a partial list of Famous fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's works.

Actors and Film directors






External links


  1. Amanda Yesilbas and Charlie Jane Anders, "The 10 Most Unlikely Things That Were Influenced by J.R.R. Tolkien" dated 7 December 2012, io9.com (accessed 23 April 2014)
  2. Amanda Yesilbas and Charlie Jane Anders, "TheTonight Show=03 August 2014", nbc.com (accessed 3 August 2014)
  3. Alison Flood, "Christine O'Donnell praises Tolkien's women" dated 17 September 2010, theguardian.com (accessed 23 April 2014)
  4. John D. Rateliff, "Christine O'Donnell, Tolkien Scholar?" dated 2 October 2010, sacnoths.blogspot.com (accessed 23 April 2014)
  5. Patrick Wintour, "Tony Blair's top reads: Tolkien, Trotsky and Treasure Island" dated 24 June 2011, theguardian.com (accessed 14 May 2015)
  6. Tony Blair, "My "Desert Island Books": by Tony Blair" dated 24 June 2011, welovethisbook.com (accessed 17 May 2015)
  7. Gordon Rayner, "Tolkien fan Prince Charles to meet Peter Jackson in The Hobbit film studios on New Zealand visit" dated 22 October 2012, telegraph.co.uk (accessed 23 April 2014)
  8. Leon Watson, "The Duke of Cambridge outed as huge fan of The Hobbit according to the man who plays Bilbo Baggins" dated 20 April 2014, dailymail.co.uk (accessed 23 April 2014)
  9. "Terry Pratchett: By the Book", nytimes.com (accessed 17 August 2014)
  10. "David Mitchell Who cares if a book is highbrow or lowbrow.Is it any good or not?", irishtimes.com (accessed 2 November 2014)
  11. Philip Hensher (interviewer), "A. S. Byatt, The Art of Fiction No. 168", theparisreview.org (accessed 23 April 2014)
  12. Caron Parsons (interviewer), "Wrestling with an angel", bbc.co.uk (accessed 4 July 2014)
  13. Lisa Goldstein, "Meditations on Middle-earth: Lisa Goldstein", greenbooks.theonering.net (accessed 23 April 2014)
  14. Salman Rushdie, "Meditations on Middle-earth: Lisa Goldstein", theguardian.com (accessed 17 August 2014)
  15. Interview published in Under a Killing Moon: The Official Strategy Guide by Rick Barba
  16. Salman Rushdie, "James Rollins By the book" dated 28 December 2017, nytimes.com (accessed 28 December 2017)