"The Lord of the Rings" 15 years later: how now look and what do many of their favorite actors

"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" was released 15 years ago marked the beginning of a magnificent trilogy of Hobbit's journey on the fictional world of John Tolkien. I propose to find out how was the fate of the most prominent actors of the film trilogy by Peter Jackson.

Viggo Mortensen - Aragorn

Viggo - the most interesting actor of the top three. It would seem that it is not all the time flashes before your eyes, after Aragorn he did not have characters that have become cult, it is not so much work as Orlando Bloom and Elijah Wood. At the same time it can be called a successful actor, as his credits include leading roles in zalyublennyh film critic: "A History of Violence," "Eastern Promises", "Road", "A Dangerous Method," "The Two Faces of January", "Country of prosperity ". Recently he appeared in the Russian box office movie "Captain Fantastic" about hermits geeks family and their output in the real world.

Elijah Wood - Frodo

The role of Frodo was the peak of acting career for him. Over the past 13 years, though, Elijah appears on the screen, but without the fuss. Immediately after the end of the trilogy, he starred in the movie "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" in a supporting role, then flashed in the successful film "Hooligans" - pro football fans from London. A good, though not otbivshim budget, was the picture of "the light around" about an American who came to the Ukrainian outback in search of a good woman who during the war saved his grandfather from the Germans. The recently released film "The Last Witch Hunter", where the actor was the second leading role, but the film failed miserably.

Orlando Bloom - Legolas

Orlando lucky much more: not only did he Legolas in two trilogies, in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit", as he is also Will Turner, one of the main characters in "Pirates of the Caribbean", the chief of his only Jack Sparrow . With such a track record, he may no longer fear for his career. To the list can be added the participation in successful tape "Kingdom of Heaven" and "Troy."

Ian McKellen - Gandalf

Sir Ian McKellen, despite its venerable age - 77 years, continues to be active creative activity. After the seminal role of Gandalf he managed to withdraw more in "The Da Vinci Code," to get the role of Magneto in the "X-Men," to play a "prisoner" in a good mini-series, a bunch of sound cartoons, and at the same time working in the theater.

Christopher Lee - Saruman

Sir Christopher Lee died a year ago, and he was 93 years old. Over the last 12 years of his life he could still play in the trilogy, "The Hobbit", but to shoot a scene with his participation had in London, health is not allowed to fly to New Zealand. In 2002 and 2005 he played Count Dooku in the "Star Wars". Until recent years, he has collaborated with Tim Burton. Large role were it not already in force, but a little play Lee could. For example, in the film "Dark Shadows", he played the captain a fishing vessel. In addition, he worked on the voice acting. And in 2009, for services to drama and charity art he was awarded a knighthood.

Sean Astin - Sam

Sean's career is not shaky, not rolls. Among the interesting works can only allocate a major role in the television movie "The Color of Magic" on the novel by Terry Pratchett. Sean played there Dvatsvetka tourist with a magic suitcase.

Liv Tyler - Arwen

Liv Tyler 13 years starred in melodramas such as for the most part "Jersey Girl," "Deserted City". In 2007, her role in the successful horror film "The Strangers." Now the actress starred in HBO series "Left Behind". The series has been renewed for a third season, but the release date is not yet known. By the way, the last two years, Liv is actively engaged in the birth of children: in 2015 she gave birth to a son, and in July of this year - a daughter.

Dominic Monaghan - Merry

After the "Lord of the Rings' Dominic was lucky to get into the major project of" Lost "or Lost. There, he played the role of drug-addicted musician that the whole episode trying to cope with his addiction to white powder. The rest of his films have not received any meaningful response from the public or critics.

Billy Boyd - Pippin

Billy Boyd continues to act in films, though not of such large, as "Lord of the Rings." He also lead singer and guitarist Beecake group.

Sean Bean - Boromir

C Ever since he died Boromir, Sean Bean had were dead in many films. The most famous death - when he was Ned Stark in the TV series "Game of Thrones". Odysseus visited in the movie "Troy", Vronsky in "Anna Karenina", by Christopher DaSilvoy in "Silent Hill", Mitch Henderson, NASA flight leader in "Martian". And he has many more films, and he's an excellent actor.

Hugo Weaving - Elrond

Hugo still in between the films of the trilogy "Lord of the Rings" has worked on the image of Agent Smith in the sequels of "The Matrix", flashed in the film "V for Vendetta," "The Wolf Man", "Cloud Atlas".

Cate Blanchett - Galadriel

Cate Blanchett general megastar. She has many different figurines of all roles in "Jasmine", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "I'm Not There," "The Aviator." More films that have delighted the audience and the critics: "Elizabeth", "Babylon", "Carol". What is there not.

John Rhys-Davies - Gimli

John Rhys-Davies, despite his 70 years, is actively removed. The truth is movies, comparable in scale to the "Lord of the Rings", it is no longer invited. All the rest of his significant role of smart professors in movies about "Indiana Jones" and "Lost World" happened before working dwarf.

Miranda Otto - Eowyn

Roles Miranda came across more and more small, inconspicuous. The last interesting work was in the TV series "Homeland" in 2015. In the fifth season, she played the role of perky boss Berlin CIA station.

Andy Serkis - Gollum

Since then, Andy became Gollum, his most famous work - the system of motion capture. Apparently, he has a special talent to work in the gray tight clothes, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," "King Kong," "Star Wars: The Awakening forces".