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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I cannot tell you how many people I have met that have said "Oh, by the way, I studied archaeology at University" or "I became an archaeologist largely because of Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981)." And I still meet youngsters who are going up to read archaeology and history at University because of Raiders.
While working on the Lord of the Rings films, he lost seventy pounds from all the running around the part involved. When he went back to New Zealand for re-shoots, the makeup artists had to alter his Gimli makeup to better fit his slimmed-down facial features.
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