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Peter Jackson puts up the definitive version of the picture composite of the 13 dwarves.
(L-r) JED BROPHY as Nori, DEAN O’GORMAN as Fili, Mark Hadlow as Dori, JAMES NESBITT as Bofur, PETER HAMBLETON as Gloin, GRAHAM McTAVISH as Dwalin, RICHARD ARMITAGE as Thorin Oakenshield (center), KEN STOTT as Balin, JOHN CALLEN as Oin, STEPHEN HUNTER as Bombur, WILLIAM KIRCHER as Bifur, ADAM BROWN as Ori and AIDAN TURNER as Kili in New Line Cinema’s and MGM’s fantasy adventure THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Photo by James Fisher)
Dean O’Gorman (born December 1, 1976) is an actor from New Zealand. He got his start in the television movie, The Rogue Stallion at the age of fourteen, and has appeared in both Hercules and Xena multiple times. His most recent works are guest appearances on New Zealand television shows, as well as a role in the 2008 film, The Legend of Bloody Mary.
O’Gorman was born in Auckland, New Zealand; he has a brother named Brett. He attended Rangitoto College and earned a black belt in karate by the age of ten.
O’Gorman’s beginning was in the made-for-television movies, The Rogue Stallion and Raider of the South Seas, both released in 1990. He moved into television series next, with a role as a nurse on the New Zealand soap opera, Shortland Street, and multiple characters on Hercules and Xena, as well as a recurring role as young Iolaus in Young Hercules, co-starring Ryan Gosling.
Most recently, he’s made guest appearances on shows such as, The Cult, Go Girls and Legend of the Seeker.