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
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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.
A supporter of the British Conservative Party, Rhys-Davies was a radical leftist in the '60s, who tried to heckle a young Tory MP. But the parliamentarian "shot down the first two hecklers in such brilliant fashion that I decided I ought for once to shut up and listen". The MP was Margaret Thatcher.
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