Who plays the dwarf king hobbit?

Richard Armitage
Richard Armitage, the actor who portrays Dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield in “The Hobbit” trilogy, jumped in to the live Twitter event last week and provided 20 answers, sharing his dislike of face glue and how much he’ll miss stunts that require “hanging on a wire.”

Who were the dwarves in The Hobbit?

13 dwarves in all (in the order that they are introduced in the book and most likely the movie as well): Dwalin, Balin, Kili, Fili, Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin, Gloin, Bifur, Bofur, Bombur, and Thorin.

Who is the bald dwarf in The Hobbit?

Voice. Dwalin was one of the Dwarves who traveled with Bilbo and Gandalf as a member of Thorin and Company on the quest to regain the Lonely Mountain from the Dragon Smaug. He was the brother of Balin and the youngest son of Fundin.

Who plays dwarf in Lord of the Rings?

John Rhys-Davies

John Rhys-Davies
Born 5 May 1944 Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1964–present
Spouse(s) Suzanne Wilkinson ​ ​ ( m. 1966; sep. 1985)​

How did they make the dwarves look small in The Hobbit?

Jackson used traditional forced perspective to create the illusion of one actor being smaller than the other. This included different sized props (chairs, mugs, etc.)

Are hobbit actors really small?

Forced perspective takes control over the way our brains interpret size. In The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Frodo the hobbit appears minuscule beside the absurdly tall wizard, Gandalf. But in reality, the pair of actors have a mere 5-inch height difference.

How much does a dwarf weight?

about 160–220 lbs
Dwarves were a short race, as their name implied, standing from 4’3″–4’9″ (1.3–1.45 meters) on average, with gold dwarves a bit shorter. What dwarves lacked in height they made up for in bulk; they were, on average, about as heavy as humans. A dwarf could weigh anywhere from about 160–220 lbs (73–100 kg).

Who is the fat dwarf in The Hobbit?

Bombur was a Dwarf who accompanied Thorin Oakenshield and Bilbo Baggins on their quest to the Lonely Mountain as part of the company, alongside his brother Bofur and cousin Bifur. Bombur was noted as the fattest Dwarf in the company.