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Lawrence Makoare


Lawrence Makoare was born on March 20, 1968 in Bastion Point, Auckland, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013). See full bio »
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 2014 The Dead Lands
The Warrior
 2012 Fundamental
J.T.
 2012 Auckland Daze (TV Series)
Lawrence
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Lawrence
 2012 L'oncle Charles
Ratu
 2007 The Ferryman
Snake
 2002 Mataku (TV Series)
Warrior / Tom
- The Heirloom (2002) ... Warrior
- The Final Plume (2002) ... Tom
 2001 Crooked Earth
Kahu Bastion
 2000 The Price of Milk
Nephew
 2000 The Feathers of Peace
Pemako
 1999 Greenstone (TV Series)
Rameka
 1998 Young Hercules (TV Series)
Roadie
- Fame (1998) ... Roadie
 1998 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Maecenus / Barbarian Leader
- Fins, Femmes and Gems (1998) ... Maecenus
- The Quill Is Mightier... (1998) ... Barbarian Leader
 1994 Rapa Nui
Atta
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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

(on losing a limb to Aragorn) "It was really weird, I thought they would use a blue sock or something to cover my arm, so they can use the blue screen effect, but they didn't. We were in the forest just like you see it, I was asking them if they want me to hold my arm behind my back and the WETA digital guys just said 'no it's ok, we'll take care of it later'." See more »

Trivia:

After acting out the Character Lurtz in Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring, Director Peter Jackson ask Lawrence to return and shoot two other chacters for The Return of the King. The first day Lawrence Returned, Peter said he was going to film the Nazgul scenes with him flying the Nazgul over Gondor, so Lawrence had to sit on a Barrel and pretend to be flying. After filming those shots... See more »

Trademark:

This hulking Kiwi actor almost always plays villainous brutes due to his size.

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Pisces

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