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  Nameless elf gets cult Rings status
Updated 18 April 2002, 16.36

An actor who spends just three seconds on screen in top film Lord of the Rings has had a whole website dedicated to him and it's getting thousands of hits.

  Check out our full Lord of the Rings section.

Until Wednesday the actor was a mystery so got the name 'Figwit' (or Frodo Is Great, Who Is That).

He appears very briefly, has no lines, not even a close-up, yet die-hard fans have taken rather a shine to the handsome elf.

Orlando as Legolas
The actor who plays him is called Bret McKenzie. He told New Zealand newspaper the Dominion he had no idea who set the website up.

"It's pretty weird, but I'm flattered," he said.

The cult website has an extensive gallery, songs about Figwit and even includes a debate about which actor is better looking - Figwit or Legolas, played by Orlando Bloom.

  Is Orlando still your fave celeb? Vote here now!

"I reckon Orlando Bloom is feeling the pressure. This is my moment. I think this could be it," joked the actor.

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