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John Rhys-Davies

Actor | Producer | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) | The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 11 wins & 7 nominations More »
AKA 
Rhys Darby | John Rhys Davies | Jonathan Rhys-Davies | John Rhys-Davis  Less
BORN 
May 5, 1944 (age 73)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Projects in Development (9 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (6 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (95 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (134 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Music and the Spoken WordMusic and the Spoken Word (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Lion GuardThe Lion Guard (TV Series) King Sokwe ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for TripTankTripTank (TV Series) Caller / Wavy Arm Blowy Guy / Priest / King / Squirrel / Cyclops ( 7 episodes, 2015–2016 )  Less 2015–2016 7
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  • Primary photo for The Shannara ChroniclesThe Shannara Chronicles (TV Series) Eventine Elessedil ( 8 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 8
    • Utopia (Feb 16, 2016) Eventine Elessedil (credit only)  Less
    • Breakline (Feb 9, 2016) Eventine Elessedil  Less
    • Pykon (Feb 2, 2016) Eventine Elessedil  Less
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  • Primary photo for Harvey BeaksHarvey Beaks (TV Series) Britney / Elder Bug ( 2 episodes, 2015–2016 )  Less 2015–2016 2
  • Primary photo for The Barefoot BanditsThe Barefoot Bandits (TV Series) Captain Cragglechin McScuttlebutt ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • The Ice Breaker (2016) Captain Cragglechin McScuttlebutt  Less
  • Primary photo for The Red DressThe Red Dress (TV Movie) Angelo  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Puss in BootsThe Adventures of Puss in Boots (TV Series) Goodsword ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Sword (May 8, 2015) Goodsword (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Killing JesusKilling Jesus (TV Movie) Annas  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time (TV Series) Grand Pabbie ( 3 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 3
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a Time: Storybrooke Has Frozen OverOnce Upon a Time: Storybrooke Has Frozen Over (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Metal Hurlant ChroniclesMetal Hurlant Chronicles (TV Series) Holgarth ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Under Milk WoodUnder Milk Wood (TV Movie) Voice (voice)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for HieroglyphHieroglyph (TV Movie) Vocifer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Lantern CityLantern City (TV Series) Desmond Wilhorn (2014)  Less 2014– 
  • Primary photo for Missing ChristmasMissing Christmas (TV Movie) Narrator / Santa  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for PsychPsych (TV Series) Curator ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Ferocious PlanetFerocious Planet (TV Movie) Senator Jackson Crenshaw  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Three Wise WomenThree Wise Women (TV Movie) Green  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Medium Raw: Night of the WolfMedium Raw: Night of the Wolf (TV Movie) Elliot Carbon  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Legend of the SeekerLegend of the Seeker (TV Series) Horace ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of FireKröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire (TV Series) Grimshank ( 3 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 3
  • Primary photo for Anacondas: Trail of BloodAnacondas: Trail of Blood (TV Movie) Murdoch  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Fire & IceFire & Ice (TV Movie) Sangimel  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Anaconda: The OffspringAnaconda: The Offspring (TV Movie) Murdoch  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Kiss Me DeadlyKiss Me Deadly (TV Movie) Yale Ericson (as John Rhys Davies)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Takezo Kensei: Sword SaintTakezo Kensei: Sword Saint (TV Series) Narrator ( 6 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 6
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  • Primary photo for Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (TV Series) Captain Proteus ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for RevelationsRevelations (TV Mini-series) Professor Lampley ( 6 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 6
    • Hour Six (May 18, 2005) Professor Lampley  Less
    • Hour Five (May 11, 2005) Professor Lampley  Less
    • Hour Four (May 4, 2005) Professor Lampley  Less
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  • Primary photo for 12 Days of Terror12 Days of Terror (TV Movie) Captain  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Dragon StormDragon Storm (TV Movie) King Fastrad  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for La Femme MusketeerLa Femme Musketeer (TV Mini-series) Porthos ( 2 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004 2
  • Primary photo for Helen of TroyHelen of Troy (TV Mini-series) King Priam of Troy ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for Fillmore!Fillmore! (TV Series) Lenny ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for SabretoothSabretooth (TV Movie) Anthony Bricklin  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Arli$$Arli$$ (TV Series) Davey Owen Jones ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for House of MouseHouse of Mouse (TV Series) Oberon ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) Man Ray / ManRay ( 2 episodes, 2000–2002 )  Less 2000–2002 2
  • Primary photo for The Zeta ProjectThe Zeta Project (TV Series) Edgar Mandragora ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Ro's Gift (Apr 27, 2002) Edgar Mandragora (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Peak PracticePeak Practice (TV Series) Mike King ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Justice LeagueJustice League (TV Series) Lord Hades ( 2 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002 2
  • Primary photo for The Secret Adventures of Jules VerneThe Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (TV Series) Porthos / Dumas / Alexandre Dumas ( 2 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for BritannicBritannic (TV Movie) Captain Barrett (as John Rhys Davies)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Mickey Mouse WorksMickey Mouse Works (TV Series) Oberon ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Au PairAu Pair (TV Movie) Nigel Kent  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for You WishYou Wish (TV Series) Madman Mustapha / Mustafa ( 4 episodes, 1997–1998 )  Less 1997–1998 4
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  • Primary photo for Pinky and the BrainPinky and the Brain (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Aaahh!!! Real MonstersAaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series) Head Judge / Zivdo ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: VoyagerStar Trek: Voyager (TV Series) Leonardo da Vinci ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
    • Concerning Flight (Nov 26, 1997) Leonardo da Vinci (as John Rhys Davies)  Less
    • Scorpion (May 21, 1997) Leonardo da Vinci  Less
  • Primary photo for Freakazoid!Freakazoid! (TV Series) Professor Beasthead ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for SlidersSliders (TV Series) Prof. Maximilian Arturo / Sheriff Maximilian Arturo ( 40 episodes, 1995–1997 ) , Writer (story) ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1995–1997 40
    • The Last of Eden (Mar 28, 1997) Prof. Maximilian Arturo  Less
    • The Exodus: Part 2 (Feb 28, 1997) Prof. Maximilian Arturo, Writer (story) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Exodus: Part 1 (Feb 21, 1997) Prof. Maximilian Arturo, Writer (story)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the RealmMortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (TV Series) Asgarth ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
    • Overthrown (Dec 14, 1996) Asgarth (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Incredible HulkThe Incredible Hulk (TV Series) Thor ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Boo to You Too! Winnie the PoohBoo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh (TV Short) Narrator (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Gargoyles: The Goliath ChroniclesGargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series) MacBeth ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManDuckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) The Sultan of Dendron ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great (TV Movie) Pugachev  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for GargoylesGargoyles (TV Series) Arthur Morwood-Smyth / Macbeth / Demona's Second / Findlaech / Arthur Morwood-Smythe ( 12 episodes, 1995–1996 )  Less 1995–1996 12
    • Sentinel (Feb 19, 1996) Arthur Morwood-Smyth (voice)  Less
    • Pendragon (Feb 12, 1996) Macbeth (voice)  Less
    • Sanctuary (Dec 18, 1995) Macbeth (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Fantastic FourFantastic Four (TV Series) Thor ( 2 episodes, 1994–1995 )  Less 1994–1995 2
  • Primary photo for A Flintstones Christmas CarolA Flintstones Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Charles Brickens (voice) (as John Rhys Davies)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for A Mind to KillA Mind to Kill (TV Series) Roderick Tate ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Harry Mordecai / Harry Waverly / Lancaster ( 3 episodes, 1988–1994 )  Less 1988–1994 3
  • Primary photo for The UntouchablesThe Untouchables (TV Series) Agent Michael Malone ( 28 episodes, 1993–1994 )  Less 1993–1994 28
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  • Primary photo for AnimaniacsAnimaniacs (TV Series) Tympannini ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Prince ValiantThe Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series) King Hugo / King Donovan ( 7 episodes, 1992–1993 )  Less 1992–1993 7
    • A New Dawn (Jun 4, 1993) King Hugo (voice)  Less
    • A Light in the Dark (May 21, 1993) King Hugo (voice) (credit only)  Less
    • The Rescue (Jan 29, 1993) King Hugo (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Pirates of Dark WaterThe Pirates of Dark Water (TV Series) Actor ( 8 episodes, 1992–1993 )  Less 1992–1993 8
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  • Primary photo for The Magic PaintbrushThe Magic Paintbrush (TV Movie) Zagal (voice)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Ring of the MusketeersRing of the Musketeers (TV Movie) Maurice Treville  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Batman: The Animated SeriesBatman: The Animated Series (TV Series) 'Baron' Waclaw Jozek ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal FramingPerry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (TV Movie) Phillip Graff  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Great ExpectationsGreat Expectations (TV Mini-series) Joe Gargery ( 6 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 6
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  • Primary photo for Tales from the CryptTales from the Crypt (TV Series) Duval ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for I misteri della giungla neraI misteri della giungla nera (TV Mini-series) O'Connor ( 3 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 3
  • Primary photo for Under CoverUnder Cover (TV Series) Flynn ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Before the StormBefore the Storm (TV Movie) Flynn  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Strauss DynastyStrauss Dynasty (TV Mini-series) Gribov ( 8 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 8
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  • Primary photo for Under CoverUnder Cover (TV Movie) Flynn  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Secret WeaponSecret Weapon (TV Movie) Mossad Chief  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Desperado: Badlands JusticeDesperado: Badlands Justice (TV Movie) Richard Marriott  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Gifted OneThe Gifted One (TV Movie) Carl Boardman  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Trial of the Incredible HulkThe Trial of the Incredible Hulk (TV Movie) Wilson Fisk (as John Rhys Davies)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for War and RemembranceWar and Remembrance (TV Mini-series) Sammy Mutterperl ( 7 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 7
    • Part 7 (Nov 23, 1988) Sammy Mutterperl  Less
    • Part 6 (Nov 22, 1988) Sammy Mutterperl (credit only)  Less
    • Part 5 (Nov 20, 1988) Sammy Mutterperl  Less
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  • Primary photo for Goddess of LoveGoddess of Love (TV Movie) Zeus  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Higher GroundHigher Ground (TV Movie) Lt. Smight  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Noble HouseNoble House (TV Mini-series) Quillan Gornt ( 4 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 4
    • Part IV (Feb 24, 1988) Quillan Gornt  Less
    • Part III (Feb 23, 1988) Quillan Gornt  Less
    • Part II (Feb 22, 1988) Quillan Gornt  Less
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  • Primary photo for CrossroadsCrossroads (TV Series) Gareth  Less 1964–1988
  • Primary photo for The Little Match GirlThe Little Match Girl (TV Movie) Police Chief Murphy  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered MadamPerry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (TV Movie) Edward Tremaine  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Marjorie and the PreachermanMarjorie and the Preacherman (TV Movie) Seymour Littlejohn  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Scarecrow and Mrs. KingScarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series) Lord Ralph Bromfield ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Nairobi AffairNairobi Affair (TV Movie) Simon  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for No Man's LandNo Man's Land (TV Movie) Grimshaw  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for KimKim (TV Movie) Babu  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Robin of SherwoodRobin of Sherwood (TV Series) King Richard ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Crown CourtCrown Court (TV Series) Deakins ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Reilly: Ace of SpiesReilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-series) Tanyatos ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for SadatSadat (TV Series) Gamal Abdel Nasser ( 2 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for The QuestThe Quest (TV Series) Sir Edward ( 9 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 9
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  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Nakura ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
    • Force Seven (May 23, 1982) Nakura (as John Rhys Davies)  Less
  • Primary photo for IvanhoeIvanhoe (TV Movie) Front-de-Boeuf  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Peter and PaulPeter and Paul (TV Movie) Silas  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Merchant of VeniceThe Merchant of Venice (TV Movie) Salerio  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for ShogunShogun (TV Mini-series) Vasco Rodrigues ( 5 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for ShogunShogun (TV Movie) Vasco Rodrigues  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for FoxFox (TV Series) Warleigh ( 2 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 2
  • Primary photo for Enemy at the DoorEnemy at the Door (TV Series) George Trenett ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Danedyke MysteryThe Danedyke Mystery (TV Series) Armchair ( 6 episodes, 1979 )  Less 1979 6
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  • Primary photo for Henry VIIIHenry VIII (TV Movie) Capucius, Ambassador from Emperor Charles V  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The NativityThe Nativity (TV Movie) Nestor  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for TargetTarget (TV Series) Hecht ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) Guy de Maupassant ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) Terry Larkin ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for HazellHazell (TV Series) Graves ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for 19901990 (TV Series) Ivor Griffith ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Just WilliamJust William (TV Series) Authority ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for I, ClaudiusI, Claudius (TV Mini-series) Macro ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for BeastsBeasts (TV Series) Peter Newell ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Hunter's WalkHunter's Walk (TV Series) Roger Jenkins ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Intent (Jun 1, 1976) Roger Jenkins  Less
  • Primary photo for WarshipWarship (TV Series) CPO Cook Mantell ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Naked Civil ServantThe Naked Civil Servant (TV Movie) Barndoor  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for QuillerQuiller (TV Series) Leindorf ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Within These WallsWithin These Walls (TV Series) Inspector Jay ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The SweeneyThe Sweeney (TV Series) Ron Brett ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
    • Poppy (Oct 20, 1975) Ron Brett  Less
  • Primary photo for Fall of EaglesFall of Eagles (TV Mini-series) Zinoviev ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for ZodiacZodiac (TV Series) Aikman ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Sporting ScenesSporting Scenes (TV Series) Bryn ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Black BeautyThe Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series) Alfred Kidney ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Once Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time (TV Series) Danton ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for New Scotland YardNew Scotland Yard (TV Series) Det. Sgt. Hill ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Dixon of Dock GreenDixon of Dock Green (TV Series) Dunlop ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Incredible Robert Baldick: Never Come NightThe Incredible Robert Baldick: Never Come Night (TV Movie) Caleb Selling  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for BudgieBudgie (TV Series) Laughing Spam Fritter ( 6 episodes, 1971–1972 )  Less 1971–1972 6
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  • Primary photo for The GuardiansThe Guardians (TV Series) First Guardian ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Kapitän HarmsenKapitän Harmsen (TV Series) Bill ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
Self (55 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Lego DimensionsLego Dimensions (Video Game) Gimli (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Try Not to Smile or LaughTry Not to Smile or Laugh (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Lego the Lord of the Rings: The Video GameLego the Lord of the Rings: The Video Game (Video Game) Gimli / Treebeard (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for On Set with 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'On Set with 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Gimli ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Gimli ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Third AgeThe Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (Video Game) Gimli (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for DNZ: The Real Middle EarthDNZ: The Real Middle Earth (TV Movie) Himself / Gimli (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Middle-EarthJ.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Middle-Earth (Video) Gimli (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Lord of the PiercingLord of the Piercing (TV Short) Gimli (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for GargoylesGargoyles (TV Series) Macbeth ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
    • Avalon: Part 1 (Nov 20, 1995) Macbeth (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost ArkGreat Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1981
Other (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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