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Dean O’Gorman as Fili

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.


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Kíli (Wedge)


Aidan Turner as Kili

Dwarf of Thorin & Company. Kili was born in the Blue Mountains in 2864 of the Third Age. He was of the line of Durin, and his mother was Dis, sister of Thorin Oakenshield. Kili had an older brother Fili. Kili’s hood was blue and he played the fiddle.

In 2941, Kili accompanied his uncle Thorin on the quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the Dragon Smaug. Kili was the youngest Dwarf on the expedition and he had sharp eyesight. In the High Pass of the Misty Mountains, Kili and Fili found a cave called the Front Porch for the company to take shelter in, but though the brothers claimed to have thoroughly explored it, Orcs emerged from a hidden opening and took them all captive. It was during the flight from the Orcs deep under the mountains that Bilbo Baggins found the One Ring.

Kili was on watch in Mirkwood when he spotted the fires of the Wood-elves, but when the Dwarves approached they were taken captive. Bilbo rescued them and sent the Dwarves in barrels down the Forest River. Kili and Fili were the least affected by the trip and helped Bilbo release the others from their barrels. Kili and Fili then accompanied Thorin into Lake-town and were seated in places of honor at the Master’s table when Thorin declared himself to be King under the Mountain.

At the Lonely Mountain, Kili and Fili accompanied Balin and Bilbo on the first scouting expedtion, and later the brothers were with Bilbo when he found the hidden door. As one of the more active Dwarves, Kili was frequently sent on errands from the camp high on the doorstep. After Smaug’s departure, Kili and Fili played golden harps from the treasure hoard. The brothers were also sent to retrieve the ponies who had run off.

When Thorin refused to negotiate with the Lake-men and Wood-elves who came to the mountain seeking part of the treasure after Smaug’s death, Kili and Fili seemed not to share their uncle’s mind on the matter. Kili and Fili fought alongside Thorin when the Dwarves joined forces with the Men and Elves to fight the attacking Orcs in the Battle of the Five Armies. Thorin was mortally wounded, and Kili and Fili died defending him.

– tuckborough.net

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Fíli (File)

Dean O'Gorman as Fili

Dwarf of Thorin & Company. Fili was born in 2859 of the Third Age. He and his younger brother Kili were the nephews of Thorin Oakenshield. Their mother Dis was Thorin’s younger sister. They were of Durin’s Line. Fili had a yellow beard and a long nose and he wore a blue hood. He played the fiddle. Fili had very sharp eyesight.

Fili and Kili were born in the Blue Mountains and lived there until 2941, when they were chosen to accompany their uncle on the quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from Smaug the Dragon. At the unexpected tea party at Bag End on April 26, Fili helped his host Bilbo Baggins clear away the dishes.

When the company was caught by a storm in the High Pass of the Misty Mountains, Fili and Kili found a cave to take shelter in. Unfortunately the cave turned out to be the Front Porch of a secret entrance to an Orc lair. The Dwarves and Bilbo were captured by the Great Goblin but were rescued by Gandalf. It was in the tunnels under the mountains that Bilbo found the One Ring.

In Mirkwood, Fili retrieved the boat from the far bank of the Enchanted Stream by throwing a rope with a hook on the end. The boat had no oars, so Fili came up with the idea of pulling the boat back and forth across the stream using another rope and hook.

Fili was the first Dwarf whom Bilbo freed from the webs of the Great Spiders and he helped the Hobbit free the others even though he was very ill from the poison. Afterwards, Fili had to cut off most of his beard because of the spider webs stuck in it.

Later, when the Dwarves escaped from the Elvenking’s Halls by floating in barrels down the Forest River, Fili again helped Bilbo free the others. Fili had been packed in an apple barrel and he was so sick of the smell that he never wanted to eat an apple again. Fili and Kili accompanied Thorin to meet the Master of Lake-town, and they were seated in places of honor.

At the Lonely Mountain, Fili went to investigate the Front Gate with Balin, Bilbo and Kili. Fili and Kili were with Bilbo later when he found the secret entrance to the mountain. They did not accompany Bilbo into the Dragon’s lair, though they felt uncomfortable about not offering. Once Smaug left the mountain, Fili and Kili found golden harps in the Dragon’s hoard. The brothers were then sent to retrieve three of their escaped ponies.

When Thorin rejected Bard the Bowman’s request for a share in the treasure, Fili and Kili apparently did not share their uncle’s view. But during the Battle of the Five Armies, the two brothers valiantly defended Thorin with their shields and bodies. Fili and Kili were both killed and Thorin later died of his wounds.

– from tuckborough.net

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Robert Kazinsky as Fíli

Robert Kazinsky (born Robert John Appleby; 18 November 1983) is an English model and actor. He is best known for his appearance as Casper Rose in Sky One drama Dream Team in 2005/2006 and Sean Slater in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders from 2006 to 2009.

Kazinsky was born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England. He was educated at Hove Park School in Hove, from 1995-2000. As a student, Kazinsky was expelled from both Hove Park School and later, his college. He appeared in their productions of Bugsy Malone and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He achieved a grade B in his drama GCSE in 2000.

Kazinsky was schooled as an actor at the Guildford School of Acting from September 2002 to July 2005. During this time, he took his grandfather’s middle name as his stage name. He has appeared in several Israeli television commercials and made his acting debut in 2005 when he had a guest role in an episode of the CBBC children’s show The Basil Brush Show, playing a character named Sven Garley. He then got a role in Sky One’s football drama Dream Team where he played Casper Rose from late 2005 until 2006, when he was killed off towards the end of the ninth series after Kazinsky announced his intention to leave.

In 2008, Kazinsky announced that he would not be pursuing a career in Hollywood but would instead begin an apprenticeship as a mechanic when he left the popular soap opera, “EastEnders”, saying: ‘With the writers’ strike and the newly confirmed actors’ strike, it’s not the best time to go (to the US ).

Kazinsky has also been writing a new television series inspired by Sex and the City which is set to air sometime in 2010. George Lucas liked Kazinsky so much, he offered him a part in his new Second World War fighter film, “Red Tails”. Kazinsky plays a “pilot who has to adapt to being among African-American comrades.”

Kazinsky was featured as the presenter in the EastEnders launch video since they had launched their new video channel on Youtube.

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Aidan Turner as Kili

Aidan Turner (born 19 June 1983) is an Irish television and film actor. He is most known for playing a vampire, John Mitchell, in Being Human (since 2009), which is a dramatic comedy television series that first aired on BBC Three, a United Kingdom television network.

He also briefly appeared as Bedoli in the first episode of “The Tudors”, an Irish/Canadian produced historical fiction television series first aired on Showtime.

Turner also appeared as Ruairí McGowanre in two seasons of The Clinic (2008–2009; 18 episodes), which is a medical-drama television series first aired on RTÉ One, an Irish television channel. He also appeared as Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Desperate Romantics (2009; six episodes), a costume-drama television series first aired on BBC Two, a U.K. television network.

Since 2009, he has been known as John Mitchell in “Being Human.”

Turner has also appeared in several films, including two short films as well as appearing as Mal in the feature film “Alarm.”


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