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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.
Friday, May 5, 1944, Ammanford, Wales, UK
1981 Raiders of the Lost ArkSallah 1987 The Living DaylightsGeneral Leonid Pushkin 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeSallah 1996 Aladdin and the King of ThievesCassim (voice) 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingGimli 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersGimli / Treebeard (voice) 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingGimli / Treebeard (voice) 2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal EngagementViscount Mabrey 2008 Anaconda 3: OffspringMurdoch 2009 Anacondas: Trail of BloodMurdoch 2014 Saul: The Journey to DamascusCaiphas 2015 Killing JesusAnnas 2018 AquamanBrine King (voice) 2019 The Pilgrim's ProgressEvangelist (voice) 2021 Grizzly II: The PredatorBouchardLimited to the 15 most popular items