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John Rhys-Davies

Born: May 5, 1944, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire = Wales, United Kingdom

John Rhys-Davies is a Welsh actor and vocal artist.

He is perhaps best known for playing the charismatic Arab excavator Sallah in the “Indiana Jones” films and the dwarf Gimli in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, in which he also voiced the ent, Treebeard.

He also played Agent Michael Malone in the 1993 remake of the 1950s television series “The Untouchables”, Professor Maximillian Arturo in “Sliders”, King Richard I in “Robin of Sherwood”, General Leonid Pushkin in the “James Bond” film “The Living Daylights”, and Macro in “I, Claudius”.

Additionally, he provided the voices of Cassim in Disney's “Aladdin and the King of Thieves”, Man Ray in “SpongeBob SquarePants”, and Tobias in the computer game “Freelancer”. He was also the narrator for the TV show “Wildboyz”.

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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)

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A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.

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Raiders! (2016)

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In 1982, three 11 year-olds in Mississippi set out to remake their favorite film: Raiders of the Lost Ark. It took seven turbulent years that tested the limits of their friendship and nearly burned down their mother's house. By the end, they had completed every scene except one... the explosive ...

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Killing Jesus (2015)

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A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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Beyond the Mask (2015)

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A former assassin tries to redeem himself by becoming a masked highwayman in Colonial America.

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Golden Shoes (2015)

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With his father MIA at war and his mother critical in hospital, a young boy consoles himself with dreams of playing in the youth soccer league. To do so, he must overcome the adult deception, the bullying and his solitude.

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Time Lapse (2014)

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Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

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Hieroglyph (2014)

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This action-adventure drama set in ancient Egypt tells the story of a notorious thief named Ambrose, who must navigate seductive concubines, criminal underbellies and even a few divine sorcerers when he is plucked from prison to serve the Pharaoh.

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Time Lapse (2014)

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Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

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Time Lapse (2014)

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Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

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Prisoners of the Sun (2013)

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A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse

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100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)

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After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.

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Concrete Blondes (2013)

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Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting to keep the money and smuggle it out of the country,...

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Ferocious Planet (2011)

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A groundbreaking device is designed to glimpse alternate universes. But when the machine malfunctions and transports a group of observers into a nightmarish dimension of alien terrors, the travelers must use ingenuity to survive.

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Three Wise Women (2010)

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After a young girl witnesses her father having an affair, she declares she will never love anybody ever again. As a result, her guardian angel is forced to abandon her. Later, when she grows to be a miserable woman, her angel is given a second chance to save her from a life of sadness. To accomplish...

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Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008)

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Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving a bloody trail of corpses. Murdoch runs, instructin...

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

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A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.

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One Night with the King (2006)

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This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther thwarts the evil prime minister's plan to annih...

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The Reef (2006)

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After losing everything, a young fish, Pi, goes to live with his family on the Reef. There he meets the love of his life but finds that she already has the unwanted affections of a bully shark. He must follow his destiny to save her and rid the Reef of this menace for good.

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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

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Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her princess lessons- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her complicated life is turned upside down once aga...

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The Lady Musketeer (2004)

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The legend of Jacques D'Artagnan (Michael York) gets a gender-bending update in this swashbuckling adventure. Though legendary swordsman Jacques D'Artagnan's best days may be well behind him, he has schooled his daughter Valentine (Susie Amy) well in the way of the sword. Now it's ti...

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

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The Medallion (2003)

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A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.

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The Jungle Book 2 (2003)

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Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger hes in by going back to the wild.

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Scorcher (2003)

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Based on an \actual event\ that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

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Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.

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Britannic (2000)

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It was the sister ship of the infamous Titanic... and its final destiny was the same. Experience the true untold story of Britannic, a tumultuous, epic voyage of human passion, courage and betrayal aboard an ill-fated ocean liner bound for a shattering demise. With the world at war, an undercover Br...

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Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)

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Legendary secrets are revealed as Aladdin and his friends—Jasmine, Abu, Carpet and, of course, the always entertaining Genie—face all sorts of terrifying threats and make some exciting last-minute escapes pursuing the King Of Thieves and his villainous crew.

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Glory Daze (1995)

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It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also questioning whether there's life after college are Jack...

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A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994)

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Fred is cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in a stage adaption of the story, but is acting a bit stingy in real life.

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Return to the Lost World (1992)

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A young journalist and his two travel mates, both professors, embark on an expedition to return to a lost world of dinosaurs and primitive men.

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Journey of Honor (1991)

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The son of a besieged Shogun in war-torn 17th century Japan travels to Spain to buy weaponry from the king.

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

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When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father s footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.

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The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989)

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On the run again, Dr. David Banner is jailed for assault after interrupting a mugging. Blind attorney Matt Murdock enlists Banner's help in locating the muggers because he believes they work for his longtime foe, Fisk, the head of an international crime network. But David, afraid of public expos...

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The Living Daylights (1987)

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James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.

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Victor Victoria (1982)

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A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

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