John Rhys-Davies

John Rhys-Davies


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 05-05-1944
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Ammanford, Wales, UK
  • Also Known As:

    John Rhys Davies
    Jonathan Rhys-Davies

  • Popularity: 22.93
  • Homepage: https://johnsonlaird.com/our-actors/John-Rhys-Davies


​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor and vocal artist. He is perhaps best known for playing the charismatic Arab excavator Sallah in the Indiana Jones films and the dwarf Gimli in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in which he also voiced the ent, Treebeard. He also played Agent Michael Malone in the 1993 remake of the 1950s television series The Untouchables, Professor Maximillian Arturo in Sliders, King Richard I in Robin of Sherwood, General Leonid Pushkin in the James Bond film The Living Daylights, and Macro in I, Claudius. Additionally, he provided the voices of Cassim in Disney's Aladdin and the King of Thieves, Man Ray in SpongeBob SquarePants, and Tobias in the computer game Freelancer. He is also the narrator for the TV show Wildboyz. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Rhys-Davies, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
1994 The High Crusade as Bruder Parvus
1992 The Lost World as Challanger
2005 Chupacabra Terror as Captain Randolph
2004 The Privileged Planet as Narrator
1986 In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro as Chris Tucker
2007 The Ferryman as The Greek
2009 Anacondas: Trail of Blood as Murdoch
2008 The Search for the Ark of the Covenant as Narrator
2003 The Search for the Real Mt. Sinai as Narrator
2011 Return to the Hiding Place as Eusi
2009 Reclaiming the Blade as Narrator (voice)
2013 100 Degrees Below Zero as Ralph Dillard
2003 Beyond the Movie: The Return of the King as Narrator
2013 Prisoners of the Sun as Professor Hayden Masterton
2015 The Watchmaker's Apprentice as Narrator
2001 Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring as Narrator (voice)
2015 Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made as Himself
1992 Return to the Lost World as Professor George Challenger
2016 The Apostle Peter: Redemption as Peter
2016 Winter Thaw as Martin Avdeitch
2004 Stars of the Pharaohs as Narrator
2018 Aux as Jack
2011 The King James Bible: The Book That Changed the World as Himeself (Narrator)
2017 I Am Israel as Narrator
2003 The Making of 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea as Narrator (voice)
2019 Santa Fake as Jow
2020 Moments in Spacetime as Mason
2020 I Am Patrick: The Patron Saint of Ireland
2022 Starbright as Raphael
1992 The Making of Aladdin: A Whole New World as Host
2011 KJB: The Book That Changed the World as Narrator
2021 Bad Cupid as Archie
2003 Never Say Never Mind
2003 The Making of '20000 Leagues Under the Sea' as Narrator
2002 Scorcher as Dr. Matthew Sallin
2005 The King Maker as Phillippe
1996 Bloodsport III as Jacques Duvalier
2011 Ferocious Planet as Senator Jackson Crenshaw
2010 Medium Raw as Elliot Carbon
1993 Cyborg Cop as Kessel
1992 Canvas as Nick
1994 Robot in the Family as Neighbour
2014 Apocalypse Pompeii as Colonel Carlos Dillard
2007 The Legend of Sasquatch
2014 Let The Season In
2015 Beyond the Mask as Charles Kemp
1989 The Gifted One as Carl Boardman
2016 The Blue Mauritius as Hanson
2014 Saul: The Journey to Damascus as Caiphas
2016 Camera Store as Pinky Steuben
1989 Desperado: Badlands Justice as Richard Marriott
2019 The Pilgrim's Progress as Evangelist (voice)
2019 Mosley as Warnie (voice)
2014 Hieroglyph as Vocifer
1989 The Trial of the Incredible Hulk as Wilson Fisk
1975 The Naked Civil Servant as Barndoor
2008 Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles as Sangimel
1999 Au Pair as Nigel Kent
2002 Sabretooth as Anthony Bricklin
1984 Kim as Babu
2002 Endangered Species as Police Lt. Wyznowski
1988 Tusks
2013 Smokin' as Doctor
1996 Marquis de Sade as Inspector Marais
1991 Before the Storm as Flynn
2015 Golden Shoes as Burt
2020 Grizzly II: Revenge as Bouchard
2010 Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes as Dr. Watson (voice)
1987 The Little Match Girl as Chief Murphy
1980 The Merchant of Venice as Salerio
2012 Missing Christmas as Narrator / Santa (voice)
2005 The Lost Angel as Father Kevin
2020 Shadowtown as Einar
1972 The Incredible Robert Baldick: Never Come Night as Caleb Selling
2023 Untitled Indiana Jones Project as Sallah
1994 Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger as Paladin / Prince Thrakhath / Kilrathi in-flight voices (voice)
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark as Sallah
2007 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale as Merick
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement as Viscount Mabrey
1996 Aladdin and the King of Thieves as Cassim (voice)
2003 Coronado as Presidente Hugo Luis Ramos
1985 King Solomon's Mines as Dogati
1993 The Unnamable II as Professor Warren
2008 Kiss Me Deadly as Yale Ericson
1983 Sahara as Rasoul
2009 31 North 62 East as John Hammond
1993 The Seventh Coin as Captain Galil
2004 12 Days Of Terror as Captain
2000 Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol as Ivan
2013 Concrete Blondes as Kostas Jakobatos
2014 Time Lapse as Mr. Bezzeredes
1978 The Nativity as Nestor
1978 Fearless Frank
2014 Under Milk Wood as Voice
2012 Escape as Malcom Andrews
2015 Many Beautiful Things as John Ruskin (voice)
2020 Valley of the Gods as Dr. Hermann
2020 Tainted as Vladimir
2020 G-Loc as Henry
1984 Nairobi Affair as Simon
1999 Secret of the Andes as Father Claver
1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade as Sallah
1987 The Living Daylights as General Leonid Pushkin
2003 The Medallion as Cmdr. Hammerstock-Smythe
2000 Britannic as Captain Barrett
1984 Best Revenge as Mustapha
1989 Rising Storm as Donwaldo
1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam as Edward Tremaine
1992 Ring of the Musketeers as Maurice Treville
2015 Killing Jesus as Annas
1992 The Double 0 Kid as Rudi Von Kseenbaum
1993 Sunset Grill as Stockton
1981 The Island of Adventure as Smith
2013 Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map as Gnarlybeard (voice)
1976 Beasts: During Barty's Party as Peter Newell
1982 Victor/Victoria as Andre Cassell
1986 Firewalker as Corky Taylor
1988 Waxwork as Werewolf
2008 Anaconda 3: Offspring as Murdoch
2006 One Night with the King as Mordecai
2010 Three Wise Women as Green
1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing as Phillip Graff
1991 The Strauss Dynasty as Gribov
2005 Shadows in the Sun as Mr. Andrew Benton
1990 Secret Weapon as Mossad Chief
1996 Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh as Narrator (voice)
2022 Kingslayer as Guillaume Maréchal
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Gimli
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Gimli / Treebeard (voice)
2004 Dragon Storm as King Fastrad
1991 Journey of Honor as El Zaidan
1981 Sphinx as Stephanos Markoulis
2006 Shark Bait as Thorton (voice)
2011 Treasure Hunters
1996 The Great White Hype as Johnny Windsor
1988 Higher Ground
1981 The Making of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' as Self
1997 Body Armor as Rasheed
1988 Goddess of Love as Zeus
1996 Catherine the Great as Pugachev
2003 The Jungle Book 2 as Ranjan's Father (voice)
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as Gimli / Treebeard (voice)
1984 No Man's Land as Grimshaw
2003 Justice League: Paradise Lost as Lord Hades (voice)
1988 Young Toscanini as Rossi
2003 Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy as Self
2003 The Making of Shōgun
1995 Glory Daze as Luther
1994 A Flintstones Christmas Carol as Charles Brickens (voice)
2000 Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists as King Akron
1997 Cats Don't Dance as Woolie Mammoth (voice)
2005 Ringers: Lord of the Fans
1984 Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight as Baron Fortinbras
1982 Ivanhoe as Front de Boeuf
2005 The Game of Their Lives as Bill Jeffrey
2021 Indiana Jones: The Search for the Lost Golden Age as Self - Actor (archive footage)
2001 Quest for the Ring as Himself
1974 Penny Gold as Rugby Player
2003 Vlad as Narrator
1980 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square as Solicitor
2018 Aquaman as Brine King (voice)
1993 South Beach
2021 Silent Night: A Song for the World as Douglas Haig
1994 Blood of the Innocent as Shmuda
2001 A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' as Himself
1980 Fox as Warleigh
1979 Henry VIII as Capucius, Ambassador from Emperor Charles V
2006 The Making of The Fellowship of the Ring as Self
1988 Tusks
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1971 Budgie (13 episode)
2000 The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (2 episode)
2002 Fillmore! (1 episode)
1995 Sliders (47 episode) as Maximillian Arturo
1995 Star Trek: Voyager (2 episode) as Leonardo da Vinci
1995 Pinky and the Brain (1 episode)
1962 Z-Cars (1 episode)
1994 Fantastic Four (2 episode)
1995 Freakazoid! (1 episode)
2011 Once Upon a Time (3 episode) as Grand Pabbie (voice)
2001 The Zeta Project (1 episode)
1976 Beasts (1 episode) as Peter Newell
1976 I, Claudius (2 episode)
2003 Helen of Troy (2 episode) as King Priam of Troy
1993 The Untouchables (42 episode) as Michael Malone
1991 Under Cover (14 episode) as Flynn
2011 Once Upon a Time (1 episode) as Narrator (voice)
1970 Archaeology (2 episode) as Host
1974 Within These Walls (1 episode)
1996 Arliss (1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode) as Harry Waverly
1977 CHiPs (1 episode) as Nakura (as John Rhys Davies)
1991 The Legend of Prince Valiant (1 episode)
1994 Duckman (1 episode)
1994 Gargoyles (12 episode)
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode)
1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1 episode)
2004 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (1 episode)
1955 Dixon of Dock Green (1 episode) as Dunlop
1984 Robin of Sherwood (1 episode)
1972 The Adventures of Black Beauty (1 episode)
1997 You Wish (13 episode) as Mustafa
1994 A Mind to Kill (1 episode)
1978 Hazell (1 episode)
2005 Revelations (1 episode)
1977 1990 (1 episode)
1977 Target (1 episode)
1973 Warship (1 episode)
1988 Noble House (4 episode) as Quillan Gornt
1971 The Guardians (1 episode)
2009 Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire (3 episode)
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1975 Quiller (1 episode) as Leindorf
1980 Shogun (5 episode) as Vasco Rodrigues
2006 Psych (1 episode) as Curator
1988 War and Remembrance (12 episode) as Sammy Mutterperl
1970 Lantern City (0 episode) as Desmond Wilhorn
1991 I Misteri Della Giungla Nera (5 episode) as O'Connor
1991 Great Expectations (6 episode) as Joe Gargery
1976 I, Claudius (12 episode) as Naevius Sutorius Macro
2004 The Lady Musketeer (2 episode) as Porthos
1981 Peter and Paul (2 episode) as Silas
1983 Sadat (2 episode) as Gamal Abdel Nasser
2005 Revelations (6 episode) as Professor Lampley
1991 Strauss Dynasty (12 episode)
2008 Legend of the Seeker (1 episode) as Horace
2020 Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (10 episode) as Galahad (voice)
1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (1 episode) as Tanyatos
1978 Enemy at the Door (1 episode) as George Trenett
1975 The Sweeney (1 episode) as Ron Brett
1979 Question Time (1 episode) as Self - Panellist
2016 The Shannara Chronicles (8 episode) as Eventine
1992 Batman: The Animated Series (1 episode) as 'Baron' Waclaw Jozek (voice)
1996 Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (1 episode) as Asgarth (voice)
2001 Justice League (2 episode) as Lord Hades (voice)
2012 Metal Hurlant Chronicles (1 episode) as L'alchimiste
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode) as Lancaster
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode) as Harry Mordecai
2020 Josh Gates Tonight (1 episode) as Self
1999 SpongeBob SquarePants (2 episode) as Man Ray (voice)
2015 Harvey Beaks (1 episode) as Elder Bug (voice)
1993 Peak Practice (1 episode) as Mike King
2013 The Worst Movies of All Time (1 episode) as Bouchard
2015 Documentary Now! (1 episode)
1993 Animaniacs (1 episode) as Tympannini (voice)
1995 Sliders (2 episode) Writing as (Story)

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