John Rhys-Davies Biography

Birthday: 1944-05-05
Place of Birth: Salisbury, Wiltshire
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: Acclaimed British actor John Rhys-Davies graduated from the University of East Anglia and is probably best known to film audiences for his roles in the blockbuster hits Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Rhys-Davies was introduced to a new generation of fans in the blockbuster trilogy "The Lord of the Rings" (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), and (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)) in the role of Gimli the dwarf. He has also had leading roles in Victor Victoria (1982), The Living Daylights (1987) and King Solomon's Mines (1985). Rhys-Davies, who was raised in England, Africa and Wales, credits his early exposure to classic literature for his decision to pursue acting and writing. he later refined his craft at London's renowned Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. His television credits include James Clavell's "Shogun" (1980) and "Noble House" (1988), "Great Expectations" (1989), "War and Remembrance" (1988) and "Archaeology" (1991). An avid collector of vintage automobiles, Rhys-Davies has a host of theater roles to his credit, including "The Misanthrope", "Hedda Gabler" and most of Shakespeare's works. He divides his time between Los Angeles and the Isle of Man.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Quest (1982) Sir Edward 1982 - 1982
Sliders Prof. Maximilian Arturo 1995 Sci Fi
Revelations Professor Lampley 2005 - 2005
Glory Daze Luther 2010 - 2011 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
King Solomon's Mines Dogati 1950 0
Helen of Troy King Priam of Troy 1956 0, 0, Biography
Peter and Paul Silas 1981 Drama, History
Raiders of the Lost Ark Sallah 1981 Action, Adventure
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 1984 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Best Revenge Mustapha 1984 Drama
In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro Chris Tucker 1986 Horror, Drama, Thriller
Firewalker 1986 Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Living Daylights General Leonid Pushkin 1987 0, Game Show
Waxwork 1988 Reality Tv
Tusks Roger Singh 1988 Adventure
Il giovane Toscanini Claudio Rossi 1988 Drama
War and Remembrance Sammy Mutterperl 1988 Drama
The Trial of the Incredible Hulk Wilson Fisk 1989 0, 0, 0
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Sallah 1989 Action, Adventure
Rising Storm Donwaldo 1989 Action, Comedy
Sunset Grill 1992
The Double 0 Kid 1992
Journey of Honor El Zaidan 1992 Action, Adventure, Drama
Canvas Nick 1992 Crime
Return to the Lost World Challenger 1993
Cyborg Cop 1993 Sport
The Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter Professor Warren 1993 Horror
A Flintstones Christmas Carol Charles Brickens 1994 0, Drama
Robot in the Family Neighbor 1994 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
The High Crusade Bruder Parvus 1994 Adventure, Comedy
Aladdin and the King of Thieves The King of Thieves 1996 0, Drama, 0, 0
The Great White Hype 1996 Comedy, Sport
Glory Daze Luther 1996 Comedy
Cats Don't Dance Woolie 1997
The Protector Rasheed 1998 Action
Secret of the Andes Father Claver 1999 Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Au Pair 1999 Comedy, Family, Romance
Britannic 2000 0
Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists 2000 Action, Animation
Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol Ivan 2000 Action
Time Lapse Mr. Bezzeredes 2001 0
Scorcher Dr. Matthew Sallin 2003 0, 0, Game Show
The Medallion Cmdr. Hammerstock-Smythe 2003 0, 0, Game Show
Endangered Species Police Lt. Wyznowski 2003 Sport, Reality Tv
Coronado Presidente Hugo Luis Ramos 2003 Game Show, 0
12 Days of Terror 2004
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Viscount Mabrey 2004 0, 0, 0
Sabretooth 2004 Action, Adventure, Horror
Ringers: Lord of the Fans 2005
The Lost Angel Father Kevin 2005 Thriller
The Game of Their Lives 2005 Drama, History, Sport
The King Maker 2005 Adventure, Drama
Shadows in the Sun Mr. Andrew Benton 2005 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Legend of Sasquatch Ranger Steve 2006 Animation, Family
Shark Bait Thorton 2006 Animation, Family
One Night with the King Mordecai 2006 Drama
The Ferryman 2007 0
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Merick 2008 Action, Adventure, Drama
Anaconda III Murdoch 2008 Action, Horror, Sci Fi
31 North 62 East John Hammond 2009 Thriller
Sophie & Sheba Alistair Winston 2010
La Leyenda del Tesoro Nathan 2011 Adventure, Family
Prisoners of the Sun Prof. Hayden Masterton 2013 Action, Adventure, Horror
Beyond the Mask Charles Kemp 2013 Action
100 Degrees Below Zero Colonel Ralph Dillard 2013 Action
Concrete Blondes Kostas Jakobatos 2013 Action, Comedy, Crime
Paul Caiphas 2014 Drama
Silent Choices Tulio 2014 Drama
Alex in the Afternoons Commissario Voza 2014 Crime, Thriller
Golden Shoes Burt 2015 Family
The Half Dead John Simmons 2015
Junior Crew Theodrin 2015
The Apostle Peter: Redemption Peter 2016