Late 1990s: Reprised his Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981) role for a special film to be played in the line-up area for the "Indiana Jones" attraction at Disneyland.
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John Rhys Davies | Jonathan Rhys-Davies | John Rhys-Davis | John Rhys Davies in closing credits
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
Tolkien knew that civilization is worth fighting for. There are times when a generation is challenged and must fight to defend their civilization from annihilation.
John Rhys-Davies spent up to 5 hours a day putting on makeup for the role of Gimli in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It was discovered early on that he was allergic to the prosthetics, so he could only put them on and work about every third day. The first week, it burned off the skin under his eyes. After filming was completed he was given the appliance used and told to do what he wanted with it....
Distinctive sounding voice