The Actors Of The Trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” 15 Years Later, We all remember how the trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” shook the world in 2001-2003. Probably, all the boys dreamed of living in the Shire, and the girls discussed who was the most handsome, Legolas or Aragorn.
Zeephy invites you to see how the actors of this fantasy trilogy look today, 15 years after its premiere.
#1.Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood)
In addition to the actor actively starring in films and dubbing animated films, he also founded the record company Simian Records. One of his first works in the cinema after “The Lord of the Rings” was the role of Patrick in the film “Eternal glow of a mind without memories”.
#2.Legolas (Orlando Bloom)
The role of the elf Legolas gave recognition to the actor who was not famous at the time. A few years later, he appeared in another epic film “Pirates of the Caribbean”, which we will soon see again at the cinema.
#3.Gandalf (Ian McKellen)
McKellen began acting in films in the 70s, however, world recognition came in the 90s. After the trilogy, his most memorable roles were that of Nicolas II in the film “Rasputin” and Magneto in the film adaptations of “X-Men”.
In 1989, Queen Elizabeth II granted him the title of knight.
#4.Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen)
In addition to his work in the cinema, this actor of Danish origin is famous as an artist, photographer, poet and musician. He also founded his publishing company that publishes works by little-known authors. The actor was knighted by the queen of Denmark.
#5.Arwen Undomiel (Liv Tyler)
Before playing her most famous role, Liv had already appeared in some successful films, incl6uding “Stolen Beauty” and “Armageddon.” Now the actress is the mother of three childre7.n and in 2016 she made her .debut as a film producer.
#6.Samwise Gamyi (Sean Astin)
Although the actor still appears in films, the role of the clumsy but courageous hobbit Sam is still his most recognized work. In 2004, in collaboration with Joseph Layden, he published the book “History of a going and a return: The story of an actor”, in which he shared his memories of the set of the trilogy “The Lord of the Rings”.
#7.Meriadoc Brandigamo (Dominic Monaghan)
Few know that the actor along with his film partner Billy Boyd participated in the development of the script of the trilogy. And, of course, many people remember this actor for his role as Charlie in the series “Lost.”
#8.Peregrin Tuk (Billy Boyd)
Billy sings and plays guitar and drums. In the film “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” he composed music and sang the song “The Edge of Night”. He is also the leader of the Beecake music group. The actor is a friend of Dominic Monaghan and is a sponsor of the Youth Theater and the Children’s National Choir in Scotland.
#9.Boromir (Sean Bean)
When Sean was invited to appear on “The Lord of the Rings”, he was already a well-known actor. However, after this trilogy it became even more successful: for example, the films “Troy”, “Silent Hill” and the series “Game of Thrones”. By the way, the actor is a doctor of philological sciences in English literature at the University of Sheffield.
#10.Éowyn (Miranda Otto)
The actress used to appear in not very commercial films. In 2014, he appeared in the famous movie “I, Frankenstein”.
#11.Bilbo Baggins (Ian Holm)
Holm had his first film role in 1958. He has a total of more than 110 roles, including the android Ash in “Alien”, Napoleon in “The Thieves of Time”, Father Vito Cornelius in “The Fifth Element” “And, of course, Bilbo Baggins in the trilogy” The Lord of the Rings “. The actor was also knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
#12.Galadriel (Cate Blanchett)
During her artistic career, Cate has appeared in more than 40 films and has participated in more than 20 plays. He has a star on the “Walk of Fame” in Hollywood. By the way, in 2009 in Australia appeared postcards with the image of four Australians nominated for the Oscars: Nicole Kidman, Geoffrey Rush, Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett.
#13.Théoden (Bernard Hill)
During the 30 years of his career, the actor is best known for the roles of the ship’s captain in the movie “Titanic” and King Theoden in “The Lord of the Rings.” Curiously, the participation in these two films, makes Hill the only actor in the world that came out in more than one film winner of 11 Oscars.
#14.Elrond (Hugo Weaving)
The most important roles of this actor, in addition to the elven king Elrond, have been the roles of Agent Smith in the trilogy “Matrix”, V in “V de Vendetta”, as well as Red Skull in “Captain America”
#15.Gimli (John Rhys-Davies)
The actor’s career is full of interesting roles, he has even participated in the dubbing of the cartoon “SpongeBob”. However, everyone remembers it for the series “Sliders”, the Indiana Jones films, the trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Lost World”.
#16.Gollum (Andy S? Rkis)
His works in the cinema such as Gollum, the primate Cesar in “Planet of the Apes” and King Kong in the movie “King Kong”, are in an intersection of acting and digital graphics.
In the recording of the films “The hobbit: an unexpected journey” and “The hobbit: the battle of the five armies”, Andy Sërkins participated not only as the actor of Gollum but also as the second director.