John Rhys-Davies

1944 - Today

John Rhys-Davies

John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor and voice actor, known for his portrayal of Gimli and the voice of Treebeard in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and Sallah in the Indiana Jones films. He also played Michael Malone in the 1993 remake of the 1950s television series The Untouchables, Vasco Rodrigues in the mini-series Shōgun, 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Rhys-Davies has received more than 5,041,207 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 671st most popular actor.

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  • 5.0M

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  • 58.44

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, John Rhys-Davies ranks 667 out of 8,832Before him are Pedro Armendáriz, Oliver Reed, Dolores del Río, Carmen Maura, Brian Cox, and Michael Chekhov. After him are Barbara Bel Geddes, Rade Šerbedžija, Emmy Göring, Jackie Coogan, Karen Grassle, and Tim Roth.

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Among people born in 1944, John Rhys-Davies ranks 73Before him are Bernard Cornwell, David J. Wineland, Peter Mayhew, Kary Mullis, Patrick Sercu, and Jan-Michael Vincent. After him are Jan Guillou, Klaus Nomi, Karl Jenkins, Mairead Maguire, Robert Powell, and Tahar Ben Jelloun.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Rhys-Davies ranks 893 out of 5,347Before him are Oliver Reed (1938), William Adelin (1103), Brian Cox (1946), Robert Browning (1812), Arthur Hailey (1920), and Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884). After him are Peter Mansfield (1933), Robert Stirling (1790), Oliver Smithies (1925), Alan Moore (1953), George Biddell Airy (1801), and John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, John Rhys-Davies ranks 105Before him are Peter Mayhew (1944), Dirk Bogarde (1921), Rex Harrison (1908), David McCallum (1933), Oliver Reed (1938), and Brian Cox (1946). After him are Tim Roth (1961), Robert Powell (1944), Kenny Baker (1934), Natasha Richardson (1963), Richard Griffiths (1947), and Bernard Hill (1944).