The Lord Of The Rings is a series directed by Peter Jackson. The series was an adaptation from a novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien. The main plot of the story revolves around the fate of the one ring, on which the future of civilization rests. The ring has been lost from centuries. The people are searching hard for the ring, but actually the fate has played it in the hands of a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), who inherits the Ring and steps into legend. The Film has released three series till now which includes “The Fellowship of the Ring”, “The Two Towers” and “The Return of the King”. The film was a huge success and was highly praised by the audience. The lord Of The Rings was regarded as greatest and most influential film series ever made and is among the highest-grossing film series of all time. The series won 17 out of it’s 30 Academy Award nominations. It is said that another series of The Lord Of The Rings might release in 2021.
Let’s have a look on the star cast of The Lord Of The Rings and an overview about their real life.
1. Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins)
2. Ian McKellen (Gandalf)
3. Orlando Bloom (Legolas)
4. Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn)
5. Sean Astin (Samwise Gamgee)
6. Billy Boyd (Pippin Took)
7. Dominic Monaghan (Merry Brandybuck)
8. Sean Bean (Boromir)
9. Liv Tyler (Arwen)
10. Andy Serkis (Gollum)
Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins)
Elijah Wood is an American actor, voice actor and producer who is best known for his role of Frodo Baggins in The Lord Of The Ring. He was born on 28th January, 1981. Elijah plays the lead role in the series. He has worked in various projects and Elijah owns a production house which specializes in producing horror films. He was ranked at No. 7 on Autograph Collector Magazine’s list of the “10 Best Hollywood Autograph Signers”. It is said that in 2019,Elijah Wood secretly married his long-term partner, Mette Marie Kongsved and the couple have a baby.
Ian McKellen (Gandalf)
Ian McKellen is an English actor who portrays the role of Gandalf in the series The Lord Of The Rings. He plays a lead role. He was born on 25th May, 1939. He achieved worldwide fame for every character he played in series or films in his entire career. Ian McKellen received many awards for his performances including Laurence Olivier Awards, Tony Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, BIF Award, Two Saturn Awards, Four Drama Desk Awards, and two Critics’ Choice Awards. Ian made his first appearance in theater in 1961. Ian have a sister.
Orlando Bloom (Legolas)
Orlando Bloom known as Legolas in The Lord Of The Rings is an English actor. Orlando was born on 13th January, 1977. Other than The Lord Of The Rings, he further gained acclaim for his roles in Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, Romeo and Juliet, Carnival Row and many more. Orlando received the BAFTA Britannia Humanitarian Award. Orlando Bloom got engaged to Katy Perry on Valentine’s Day in 2019. The couple have a daughter.
Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn)
Viggo Mortensen who portrays the role of Aragorn in the series The Lord Of The Rings is a Danish-American actor, author, musician, photographer, poet, and painter. He started his career with playing a small role in a film in 1985. Viggo was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. Viggo Mortensen are three brothers. Viggo got married to Exene Cervenka in 1987, with whom he had a son but later both got separated. He has been in a relationship with Spanish actress Ariadna Gil since 2009 and is currently living with him in spain.
Sean Astin (Samwise Gamgee)
Sean Patrick Astin is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer who was born on February 25, 1971. Sean is know for his role as Samwise Gamgee in The Lord Of The Rings. He has played various characters in films and series which includes, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Goonies, Rudy, 50 First Dates, Click, fifth season of 24, Special Agent Oso and Stranger Things. Sean started his career in 1981, playing a role child role in “Please Don’t Hit Me, Mom”. Sean Astin got married to Christine Harrell on July 11, 1992. They have three daughters.
Billy Boyd (Pippin Took)
Billy Boyd is a Scottish actor and musician, who is plays the role of Pippin Took in The Lord Of The Rings. He was born on 28th August, 1968. Before starting his acting career he worked as a bookbinder for six years. Billy is the part of a band called Beecake. The song “The Last Goodbye”, which is played during the ending credits of the film was written and performed by Billy. He is married to Alison McKinnon and the couple have a son.
Dominic Monaghan (Merry Brandybuck)
Dominic Monghan is an English actor who plays the role of Merry Brandybuck in The Lord Of Rings. He was born on December 8, 1976. Dominic is best known for his role as Hetty Wainthropp’s sidekick Geoffrey in “Hetty Wainthropp Investigates”. He also works as a writer for the music and culture magazine Paste, primarily writing articles about Premier League football. Dominic has two brothers and he is single yet.
Sean Bean (Boromir)
Sean Bean who portrays the role of Boromir in The lord Of Rings is an English actor, born on 17th April, 1959. He has worked in number of films and series which includes Patriot Games, Golden Eye, Ronin, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Equilibrium, National Treasure, Odysseus in Troy, Flight plan, North Country, The Island, Silent Hill, Black Death, Jupiter Ascending, Romeo and Juliet and many more. Sean Bean got married five times and divorced four times. He has four grandchildren from three children he had.
Liv Tyler (Arwen)
Liv Tyler is an American actress, producer, singer and former model, who was born on 1st July, 1977. Liv plays the role of Arwen in The Lord Of The Rings. She started her career as a model at the age of 14. Other than acting Liv is also a singer. She has worked as an ambassador for UNICEF for the United States since 2003. Liv Tyler got married to David Gardner and have two children. Before this she was married to Royston Langdon and have a son but got seperated after some time.
Andy Serkis (Gollum)
Andy Serkis is an English actor, narrator and film director who is famous for his character Gollum in The Lord Of The Rings. Andy is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time, who received an Empire Award and two Saturn Awards. Andy Serkis got married to Lorraine Ashbourne in July 2002 and has three children.
It’s been a long time since the first series of The Lord Of The Rings was released, but it is still loved by the audience with the same passion. The series got massive success from all around the world. We hope to see another epic series of The Lord Of The Rings soon!