Late 1990s: Reprised his
Raiders of the Lost Ark
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
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I'd love to spend more time on the Isle of Man. I love the anonymity of putting on a boiler suit and going down to buy parts for the compressor. And Norman Wisdom's a neighbour; I salute him occasionally.
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.
Distinctive baritone voice