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King Hrothgar (Character)
from Beowulf (2007)

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Beowulf -- In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf.  After destroying the overpowering demon Grendel, he incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother who will use any means possible to ensure revenge.
Beowulf -- Beowulf - Trailer
Beowulf -- Clip: Dragon battle
Beowulf -- Interview: Robert Zemeckis "On what audiences can expect"
Beowulf -- Clip: Not my curse anymore

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Hrothgar is the king of the Danes when Beowulf arrives to fight Grendel... See more »
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  1. "Beowulf" Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.1 (2016) TV episode, Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.13 (????) TV episode, Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.12 (????) TV episode, Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)

  2. Beowulf (2012) Played by Emanuel Perez

  3. Outlander (2008) Played by John Hurt (as Hrothgar)
  4. "How It Should Have Ended"
    ... aka "H.I.S.H.E." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - How Beowulf Should Have Ended (2008) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter (as Hrothgar)
  5. Beowulf (2007) Played by Anthony Hopkins (as Hrothgar)
    ... aka "Beowulf: An IMAX 3D Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
    ... aka "Beowulf: The IMAX Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
  6. The Last Legion (2007) Played by James Cosmo (as Hrothgar)
  7. Beowulf: Prince of the Geats (2007) Played by Paul Eisenman (as Hrothgar)
  8. Grendel (2007) (TV) Played by Ben Cross
  9. Blade of the King Concept Film (2005) Played by Dan Eggleston (as Hrothgar)
  10. Beowulf & Grendel (2005) Played by Stellan Skarsgård (as Hrothgar)
  11. "Xena: Warrior Princess"
        - Return of the Valkyrie (2000) TV episode, Played by John Leigh (as Hrothgar)

  12. The 13th Warrior (1999) Played by Sven Wollter
    ... aka "13 Warriors" - Japan (English title)
  13. Beowulf (1999) Played by Oliver Cotton (as Hrothgar)
  14. Animated Epics: Beowulf (1998) (TV) Played by Timothy West (as Hrothgar)
  15. "Star Trek: Voyager"
    ... aka "Voyager" - USA (short title)
        - Heroes and Demons (1995) TV episode, Played by Michael Keenan (as Hrothgar)
  1. Beowulf: The Game (2007) (VG) Played by Anthony Hopkins
  2. Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale (2000) (VG) Played by Jim Cummings (as Hrothgar)

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From Beowulf (2007)
King Hrothgar: Did you kill her?
Beowulf: Would you like to hear the story of my struggle against this monstrous hag?
King Hrothgar: She's no hag, Beowulf. We both know that. But answer me, did you kill her?
Beowulf: Would I have been able to escape her, had I not?
King Hrothgar: Grendel is dead. That's all that matter to me. He can bother me no more. The mother, the hag... She's not my curse, not anymore. Not anymore.
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