|Lifetime||13 May 1964|
|Portrayed||Lake-town spy in:|
|The Hobbit film trilogy|
Stephen Colbert is an American political satirist, writer, actor, comedian, and television host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report and CBS's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He is a Tolkien fan who had a cameo in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Tolkien scholar John D. Rateliff has suggested that Colbert has offered a formerly unrecorded piece of scholarly insight into The Lord of the Rings, by the latter's suggestion that "Gandalf knew Frodo would fail in his quest to destroy the Ring, because he'd seen with his own eyes that Frodo could not throw the ring into his own fire at Bag-End".
- 2013: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Lake-town spy
- 2014: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Lake-town spy
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
- The Colbert Report
- Stephen Colbert reveals his Tolkien credentials at TolkienSociety.org