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Wanna know some interesting things about LotR? Read on!

- John Rhys-Davies, who plays Gimli, also did the voice of Treebeard.
- Orlando Bloom convinced 7 other besides himself of the Fellowship to get the Elvish tattoo for "Nine".
- John Rhys-Davies was the only Fellowship member not to get the Elvish tattoo.
- Sean Austin, who plays Samwise was knocked unconcious by a wooden loom on the Rivendell set.
- Christopher Lee (Saurmon) was the only cast member to have met Tolkien.
- Chris Lee reads the LotR books once a year.
- Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn) broke 2 toes when kicking an orc helmet in Two Towers.
- Viggo was the only cast member to grow out his own hair instead of wearing a wig.
- When using a sword for fight scenes, Viggo used a steel sword instead of aluminum.
- Because he had his sword with him at all times, Viggo was questioned by the police many times.
- Andy Serkis (Gollum) owns one of the two Ring props. (The other is owned by Elijah Wood)
- Elijah Wood was the first member of the Lord of the Rings fan club.
- Elijah turned down an offer to be Han Solo in Star Wars Episode III.
- Sala Baker is the orc that kills Haldir at the battle of Helm's Deep.
- John Noble (Denethor) cried when Billy Boyd sang in the scene from Return of the King.
- Liv Tyler (Arwen) did none of her own horse riding in the Fellowship of the Ring.
- Ian McKellen (Gandalf) was not supposed to hit his head in Bilbo's home in FotR, but did well with continuing on so they kept it in.
- Hugo Weaving (Elrond) owns an Elrond action figure and an Agent Smith figure and makes them fight. (Elrond usually wins because he's so wise.)
- Viggo used to always call Orlando Bloom (Legolas) Elf-boy.
- Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd (Merry and Pippin) are working on writing a movie their own.
- Dom was allergic to his Elven cloak.
- John Rhys-Davies spent 5 hours putting on his makeup for Gimli.
- Was allergic to the makeup.
- John was the tallest member of the Fellowship.

The light of the Evenstar does not wax or wane. It is mine to give to whom I wil...
Like my heart.