John Rhys-Davies

5 May 1944


John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor and vocal artist. He is perhaps best known for playing the charismatic Arab excavator Sallah in the Indiana Jones films and the dwarf Gimli in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in which he also voiced the ent, Treebeard. He also played Agent Michael Malone in the 1993 remake of the 1950s television series The Untouchables, Professor Maximillian Arturo in Sliders, King Richard I in Robin of Sherwood, General Leonid Pushkin in the James Bond film The Living Daylights, and Macro in I, Claudius. Additionally, he provided the voices of Cassim in Disney's Aladdin and the King of Thieves, Man Ray in SpongeBob SquarePants, and Tobias in the computer game Freelancer. He is also the narrator for the TV show Wildboyz.


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Filmography (69 titles)

(movie, 2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Brine King (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···Camera Store
Role: Actor (as Pinky Steuben)
(movie, 2015)
···Beyond the Mask
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Charles Kemp)
(movie, 2015)
···Killing Jesus
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Annas)
(movie, 2014)
···Time Lapse
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Mr. Bezzeredes)
(movie, 2014)
···Apocalypse Pompeii
Genre: Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Colonel Carlos Dillard)
(movie, 2013)
···Prisoners of the Sun
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Prof. Hayden Masterton)
(movie, 2013)
···2013 - Let The Season In
Genre: Music
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Concrete Blondes
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Kostas Jakobatos)
(movie, 2013)
···100 Degrees Below Zero
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Ralph Dillard)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Malcolm Andrews)
(movie, 2011)
···Ferocious Planet
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Senator Jackson Crenshaw)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Elliot Carbon)
(movie, 2010)
···Three Wise Women
Role: Actor (as Green)
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Dr. Watson)
(movie, 2009)
···Anaconda 4: Trail of Blood
Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Murdoch)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
By: Pitof
Role: Actor (as Sangimel)
(movie, 2008)
···Kiss Me Deadly
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Yale Ericson)
(movie, 2008)
···Anaconda 3: Offspring
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Murdoch)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Merick)
(movie, 2007)
···The Ferryman
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as The Greek)
(movie, 2006)
···One Night with the King
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mordecai)
(movie, 2006)
···Shark Bait
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Thorton (voice))
(movie, 2006)
···The Legend of Sasquatch
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Ranger Steve)
(movie, 2005)
···12 Days of Terror
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Role: Actor (as Viscount Mabrey)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Gimli)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Role: Actor (as Gimli · Treebeard (voice))
(movie, 2003)
···The Medallion
Genre: Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Cmdr. Hammerstock-Smythe)
(movie, 2003)
···The Jungle Book 2
Genre: Family, Animation, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Ranjan's Father (voice))
(movie, 2003)
···Endangered Species
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Police Lt. Wyznowski)
(movie, 2003)
···Helen of Troy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as King Priam of Troy)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Role: Actor (as Gimli · Treebeard (voice))
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Gimli · Voice of Treebeard)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Alexander Dumas · Porthos (episode "Cardinal's Design") (episode "Cardinal's Design") (episode "Cardinal's Revenge"))
(movie, 1996)
···Bloodsport III
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jacques Duvalier)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Cassim (voice))
(movie, 1996)
···The Great White Hype
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Johnny Windsor)
(movie, 1995)
···Glory Daze
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Luther)
(movie, 1993)
···The Magic Paintbrush
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Zagal)
(movie, 1993)
···The Seventh Coin
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Captain Galil)
(movie, 1992)
···Return to the Lost World
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Challenger)
(movie, 1992)
···The Lost World
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Challenger)
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Professor Warren)
(movie, 1991)
···Journey of Honor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as El Zaidan)
(mini-series, 1991)
···I misteri della giungla nera
Role: Actor (as O'Connor)
(movie, 1991)
···Under Cover
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Flynn)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Role: Actor (as Sallah)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Wilson Fisk)
(movie, 1989)
···Desperado: Badlands Justice
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Richard Marriott)
(movie, 1989)
···The Gifted One
Genre: Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Carl Boardman)
(movie, 1988)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Werewolf)
(movie, 1988)
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Roger Singh)
(movie, 1987)
···The Living Daylights
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as General Leonid Pushkin)
(movie, 1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Corky Taylor)
(movie, 1985)
···King Solomon's Mines
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dogati)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Baron Fortinbras)
(movie, 1984)
···No Man's Land
Genre: Western, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Grimshaw)
(movie, 1984)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Babu)
(movie, 1984)
···Nairobi Affair
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Simon)
(movie, 1983)
Genre: Drama, Biography, History
Role: Actor (as Gamal Abdel Nasser)
(movie, 1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Rasoul)
(movie, 1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Front de Boeuf)
(movie, 1982)
···Victor Victoria
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Andre Cassell)
(movie, 1981)
7.9Raiders of the Lost Ark
Genre: Adventure, Action
Role: Actor (as Sallah)
(movie, 1980)
···The Merchant of Venice
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Salerio)