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Last Updated: Thursday October 31 2002 15:51 GMT

Dominic Monaghan (Merry)

Dominic Monaghan as Meriadoc Brandybuck
Full name: Dominic Monaghan
Birthday: 8 December 1976
Born: Berlin, Germany
Height: 5ft 7" (he's the tallest Hobbit)
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue/grey
Family: Father Austin, mother Aureen, one older brother
TV/films: TV - Hetty Wainthrop Investigates, This is Personal - The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper, Film - Boomber
LOTR character: Merry

Other stuff:

  • He's a massive Manchester United fan
  • He loves music, especially The Beatles, Elvis, Stevie Wonder, Radiohead, Coldplay and Madonna
  • His fave programme's The Simpsons
  • Robert de Niro's his fave actor
  • He hates racism, sexism and girls who smoke
  • The Lord of the Rings is one of his favourite books
  • He loves sushi and his mum's cooking
  • He got into acting after starring in some school plays
  • If he wasn't a top actor, he'd want to be a professional football player and play for Man United (naturally)
  • He describes his Rings co-star Orlando Bloom as "Cockney, floppy, unpredictable, funny and a dreamer"
  • He's worked in the Post Office and as a chef in a restaurant
  • The most important thing he looks for in a girl is trust and loyalty

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