John Rhys-Davies

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) 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 is also the narrator for the TV show Wildboyz. Description above from the Wikipedia article  John Rhys-Davies, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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

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Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Freeman  •  Ronald Lacey

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Karen Allen  •  Paul Freeman  •  Ronald Lacey

Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996)

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Scott Weinger  •  Linda Larkin  •  John Rhys-Davies

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Scott Weinger  •  Linda Larkin  •  John Rhys-Davies

Cats Don't Dance (1997)

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Danny, an ambitious singing/dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Jasmine Guy  •  Natalie Cole  •  Ashley Peldon

Danny, an ambitious singing/dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  Scott Bakula  •  Jasmine Guy  •  Natalie Cole  •  Ashley Peldon

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

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  John Rhys-Davies  •  Ray Liotta  •  Leelee Sobieski

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Jason Statham  •  John Rhys-Davies  •  Ray Liotta  •  Leelee Sobieski

Sabretooth (2002)

Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James D.R. Hickox
CAST:  David Keith  •  Vanessa Angel  •  John Rhys-Davies  •  Jenna Gering

Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James D.R. Hickox
CAST:  David Keith  •  Vanessa Angel  •  John Rhys-Davies  •  Jenna Gering

The Double 0 Kid (1992)

Lance, a teenager, dreams to be a secret agent when he is suddenly in the middle of an hacker intrigue which aims at an international environmental congress. Lance gets in possession of a computer access card one of which the hackers are in urgent need of for their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dee McLachlan
CAST:  Corey Haim  •  Brigitte Nielsen  •  Wallace Shawn  •  Nicole Eggert

Lance, a teenager, dreams to be a secret agent when he is suddenly in the middle of an hacker intrigue which aims at an international environmental congress. Lance gets in possession of a computer access card one of which the hackers are in urgent need of for their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dee McLachlan
CAST:  Corey Haim  •  Brigitte Nielsen  •  Wallace Shawn  •  Nicole Eggert

The Game of Their Lives (2005)

Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Wes Bentley  •  Gavin Rossdale  •  Costas Mandylor

Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Anspaugh
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Wes Bentley  •  Gavin Rossdale  •  Costas Mandylor

The Great White Hype (1996)

When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's white. However, once Rev. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Peter Berg  •  Corbin Bernsen

When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's white. However, once Rev. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Peter Berg  •  Corbin Bernsen

The Jungle Book 2 (2003)

Mowgli has been living in the man-village with his little stepbrother Ranjan and his best friend Shanti. But the man-cub still has that jungle rhythm in his heart, and he misses his old buddies Baloo and Bagheera. When Mowgli wanders back to the wild for some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Trenbirth
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Haley Joel Osment  •  Mae Whitman  •  Phil Collins

Mowgli has been living in the man-village with his little stepbrother Ranjan and his best friend Shanti. But the man-cub still has that jungle rhythm in his heart, and he misses his old buddies Baloo and Bagheera. When Mowgli wanders back to the wild for some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Trenbirth
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Haley Joel Osment  •  Mae Whitman  •  Phil Collins

The King Maker (2005)

1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the ient in an effort to find a man who murdered his father and, with luck, like many of their compatriots, to make his fortune. A vicious storm in the Indian Ocean almost ended his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lek Kitaparaporn
CAST:  Gary Stretch  •  John Rhys-Davies  •  Cindy Burbridge  •  Dom Hetrakul

1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the ient in an effort to find a man who murdered his father and, with luck, like many of their compatriots, to make his fortune. A vicious storm in the Indian Ocean almost ended his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lek Kitaparaporn
CAST:  Gary Stretch  •  John Rhys-Davies  •  Cindy Burbridge  •  Dom Hetrakul

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 take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

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 take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Liv Tyler

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Julie Andrews  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  John Rhys-Davies

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Julie Andrews  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  John Rhys-Davies

Victor/Victoria (1982)

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

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  James Garner  •  Robert Preston  •  Lesley Ann Warren

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

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  James Garner  •  Robert Preston  •  Lesley Ann Warren

The Living Daylights (1987)

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glen
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Maryam d'Abo  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Joe Don Baker

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glen
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Maryam d'Abo  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Joe Don Baker

The Medallion (2003)

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

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Lee Evans  •  Claire Forlani  •  Julian Sands

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

DIRECTION:  Gordon Chan
CAST:  Jackie Chan  •  Lee Evans  •  Claire Forlani  •  Julian Sands

Sahara (1983)

After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Horst Buchholz  •  John Rhys-Davies

After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  Brooke Shields  •  Lambert Wilson  •  Horst Buchholz  •  John Rhys-Davies

Glory Daze (1995)

Jack, a soon-to-be graduate, 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's roommates: Rob, who fears domestication; comic-strip artist Mickey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rich Wilkes
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Megan Ward  •  French Stewart

Jack, a soon-to-be graduate, 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's roommates: Rob, who fears domestication; comic-strip artist Mickey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rich Wilkes
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Sam Rockwell  •  Megan Ward  •  French Stewart

The Unnamable II (1993)

A creature of demonic nature, too hideous to have a name, once again terrorizes the college kids that summoned it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Ouellette
CAST:  Mark Kinsey Stephenson  •  Charles Klausmeyer  •  Maria Ford  •  John Rhys-Davies

A creature of demonic nature, too hideous to have a name, once again terrorizes the college kids that summoned it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Paul Ouellette
CAST:  Mark Kinsey Stephenson  •  Charles Klausmeyer  •  Maria Ford  •  John Rhys-Davies
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