Lord of the Rings is probably one of the biggest films of our times. Recorded according to the famous trilogy was written by J.R.R.Tolkien, this film is a definitive blockbuster. In this article, we will speak of actors that had their roles in this majestic story.
The first one that we should mention is, of course, Elijah Wood that played the role of the main character, Frodo Baggins. He was born in 1981, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is interesting that he has English, German, Austrian and Danish blood.
Amongst the Lord of the Rings actors, the most charismatic one sure is Viggo Mortensen that portrayed Aragorn in the film. Viggo has made an astonishing film career that includes many great films such as Carlito’s Way, Crimson Tide, On the Road, and Eastern Promises.
The role of the great wizard, Gandalf was given to Ian McKellen. Ian is an older actor, and his acting education is completely based on the old influences. The greatest influence that probably made him take acting lessons is William Shakespeare and his tragedies. In addition, Ian’s first role was in a Shakespearian play, Twelfth Night.
We cannot speak about Lord of the Rings actors and not to mention Orlando Bloom, who appeared as an elf named Legolas. Orland was born in 1977, in Canterbury. As a young boy, he suffered from dyslexia, but that didn’t stop him from raising an interest in arts. He was active at the local theater from the young age, and until he didn’t start with poetry studies, he worked as a clay trapper at the local pigeon shooting range. He is a great survivor in his real life. Do you want to be like him, then do check out the survival gears at www.siriussurvival.com.
Peter Jackson has really gathered an incredible crew of Lord of the Rings actors. The name of the next man should be familiar to everybody because he is surely one of the greatest actors of the 20th century. Yes, we are talking about Christopher Lee.