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  Rings actors
Elijah Wood (Frodo)
Billy Boyd (Pippin)
Sean Astin (Samwise)
Dominic Monaghan (Merry)
Orlando Bloom (Legolas)
Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn)
Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf)
Christopher Lee (Saruman)
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Billy Boyd as Pippin Billy Boyd (Pippin)
Full name: Billy Boyd
Birthday: 28 August 1968
Born: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5ft 7"
Hair: Fair
Eyes: Green
Family: Parents William and Mary Boyd, sister Margaret
TV/Films: TV - Taggart, Soldier's Leap, Coming Soon, Film - An Urban Ghost Story, Lord of the Rings
LOTR character: Peregrin 'Pippin' Took

Other stuff:

  • Billy can play the bass, drums and guitar
  • He's got a great singing voice and can sing baritone and tenor
  • He's done loads of theatre too
  • He got the acting bug when he played the Artful Dodger in a school play
  • But this was after he realised he couldn't be a Jedi Knight at age 10
  • His first job when he left school at 17 was as a book binder
  • He's got as grade 7 in foil fencing
  • The first time he read Lord of the Rings, he dropped it into the pool while on holiday in Florida. he said: "If that's not a Pippin thing to do, I don't know what is."
  • He's got a Diploma in Dramatic Arts from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

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