These films are loved by millions.
Hard to believe, but since the release of the first film of the trilogy “the Lord of the rings” it’s been fifteen years. The film adaptation of the works of JRR Tolkien directed by Peter Jackson rocked the world, which has experienced a wave of “tolkienism” and restoration of historical military reconstruction. A whole generation wanted to be in middle earth, and the girls romantic dreams were Aragorn and Legolas. Look like actors from a favorite viewer of the trilogy now.
Frodo Baggins — Elijah Wood
Elijah wood continues to play and takes part in voice acting for cartoons. In addition, the actor has founded his record label — Simian Records.
Legolas — Orlando Bloom
To the role of the elf Legolas from Orlando bloom was not any significant movie roles, and after the release of Lord of the rings, the screens collapsed on him world fame. On the wave of popularity the actor starred in another cash franchise — “pirates of the Caribbean”, the next sequel which will be released in 2017.
Gandalf — Ian McKellen
Movie career of Ian McKellen started in 1970-ies, but most of all the actor became famous thanks to the role played on screen in the 1990-ies. These include the role of Nicholas II in the film “Rasputin” and the role of magneto in the comic book adaptations “X-Men”. Ian McKellen received the title of knight from the Queen of great Britain Elizabeth II in 1989.
Aragorn — Viggo Mortensen
Another true knight in the trilogy “the Lord of the rings” is Viggo Mortensen. The honorary title he received from the king of Denmark. Actor of Danish origin not only in films, but also draws pictures, takes photographs, writes poetry and plays musical instruments. In addition, he founded a publishing company specialized in publishing works by unknown authors. A versatile person, do not say anything!
Of Arwen Undómiel — Liv Tyler
To the role of Arwen Liv Tyler had to be noted in several popular films, including “Armageddon” and “Elusive beauty”. The actress now has three children. In addition, in 2016, she tried himself in the role of producer.
Samwise Gamgee — Sean Astin
The actor is currently shooting for the big screen, however, the role of Sam still remains the most famous in his portfolio. In 2004 he published a book “There and back again: the story of the actor” written by Sean Astin in collaboration with Joe Leyden. In it, he shared his impressions about the shooting of the trilogy “the Lord of the rings”.
Meriadoc Brandybuck — Dominic Monaghan
Dominic Monaghan not only played the role of Meriadoc, but with Billy Boyd participated in writing the script of “the Lord of the rings.” Also, surely many remember the character Charlie from the TV series “lost” in his performance.
Peregrin Took — Billy Boyd
Billy Boyd was not just a movie, but also plays musical instruments and sings. He wrote the music and sang the song the Edge of Night in the movie “the Lord of the rings: the Return of the king”. The actor leads a band Beecake, as well as sponsoring the Scottish youth theatre and the national boys choir of Scotland.
Boromir — Sean Bean
At the time when Sean Bean agreed to play in the trilogy “the Lord of the rings”, he was already a popular actor, after the release of the movie on the screen, it was invited to other big-budget pictures (“Troy”, “silent hill”). One of the recent well-known roles of the actor in the TV series “Game of thrones”. By the way, Sean Bean has a doctorate in Philology in English literature at the University of Sheffield.
Eowyn — Miranda Otto
After Lord of the rings Miranda Otto almost no major roles in blockbuster movies except for “I, Frankenstein”.
Bilbo Baggins — Ian Hill
Ian Hill first appeared on the big screen in 1958. The actor played more than 110 roles, including Android ash in “Alien”, Napoleon in “time Bandits”, father Vito Cornelius in “the Fifth element”. By the way, Ian Hill — one knight of Queen Elizabeth II.
Galadriel — Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett has already starred in more than 40 films and played in two dozen plays. Its nominal star is included in the “walk of fame” in Hollywood. In 2009 Australia has issued stamps with the image of actors of Australian origin, who received the award “Oscar”: Nicole Kidman, Geoffrey rush, Russell Crowe and cate Blanchett.
Théoden Bernard Hill
Bernard hill acted in films for nearly 30 years. Viewers will also remember him as the captain of the ship in the movie “Titanic.” It is the only actor who starred in more than one movie that won 11 Oscars.
Elrond — Hugo Weaving
In addition to the role of Elrond in the Lord of the rings, Hugo weaving is remembered as agent Smith in “the Matrix”, V in “V for vendetta” and as the Red Skull in the movie “the First avenger”.
Gimli — John Rhys-Davies
John Rhys-Davies has played many interesting roles, and even took part in dubbing the cartoon “spongebob Squarepants”. Among his notable works is her role in the TV series “Moving”, the films about Indiana Jones, the trilogy “the Lord of the rings” and the novels “the Lost world”.
Gollum — Andy Serkis
The actor not only played the half-drawn character in the movie: he also played the roles of the primacy of Caesar in “rise of the planet of the apes” and king Kong in “king Kong”. Even Andy Serkis was second unit Director of the trilogy “the Hobbit”.
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