The Best Lord of the Rings Characters Film Characters
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The Best Lord of the Rings Characters

List Criteria: Only characters from the Lord of the Rings books and films.

The best characters from The Lord of the Rings universe including all book and movie versions. These are all the best Lord of the Rings characters, here for you to vote on and add to. Some of the best characters in literature and cinema have come from the adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's books, and now you can vote on the top LOTR characters of all time.

The best LOTR characters are a mix of heroic warriors, tragic heroes, and classic villains all brought together in a classic quest for power and the struggle that ensues as good seeks to triumph over evil. Whether you're a fan of the J.R.R. Tolkien "Lord of the Rings" series or a new fan of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy or the newer The Hobbit films, this is the place to voice your opinion on who you think the greatest Lord of the Rings characters are.

Make sure to upvote your favorite Lord of the Rings characters, and add any of the greatest LOTR characters that we might have missed. From you favorite famous character from Lord of the Rings, to the more minor, but still great characters (some of which have awesome names), upvote all the best on this LOTR character list.

And if you're a fan of Tolkien's style of writing, make sure to check out the rest of the best fantasy writers.

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    Ian McKellen

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    Viggo Mortensen

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    Orlando Bloom

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    Sean Astin

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    John Rhys-Davies

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    Cate Blanchett

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    Hugo Weaving

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    Billy Boyd

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    Sean Bean

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    Dominic Monaghan

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    David Wenham

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    John Rhys-Davies

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    Andy Serkis

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    Karl Urban

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    Richard Armitage

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    Elijah Wood

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    Bernard Hill

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    Christopher Lee

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    Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Craig Parker

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    Sylvester McCoy

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    Luke Evans

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    Balrog N/A

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    Ken Stott

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    Aidan Turner

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    Tauriel

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    Lee Pace

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    Graham McTavish

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    Marton Csokas

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    Dean O'Gorman

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    Peter Hambleton

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    Shadowfax

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    John Callen

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    Mikael Persbrandt

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    James Nesbitt

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    Gwaihir

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    Bombur

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    Adam Brown

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    Billy Connolly

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    Quickbeam

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    Lawrence Makoare

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    William Kircher

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    Paul Norell

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    Jeffrey Thomas

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    Conan Stevens

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