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King Hrothgar (Character)
from Beowulf (2007)

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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: Return to the Shieldlands" Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.12 (2016) TV episode, Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.8 (2016) TV episode, Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.3 (2016) TV episode, Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.2 (2016) TV episode, Played by William Hurt (as Hrothgar)
        - Episode #1.1 (2016) 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 & Grendel (2005)
Brendan the Celt: I'm told you're the Danes' king.
King Hrothgar: Celt, you're a ways from home.
Brendan the Celt: I am. But safe with the sword of Christ.
King Hrothgar: Christ, eh? Heard of him. You ever have much luck with trolls?
Brendan the Celt: I'm of the thought they never cross paths. But if you're willing to bow before Christ you shall feel the blessing of his great strength.
King Hrothgar: My gods don't ask me to bow.
Brendan the Celt: And nor should they dare if they won't protect you. To face God's foes is an honor. I've come to drive this evil out.
King Hrothgar: [laughts] With a stick?
Brendan the Celt: With the fire of Heaven!
King Hrothgar: Well, if your heaven's on fire you'd better look to that.
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