18 Years Later: Side-By-Side Comparisons Of ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ Actors

Ian McKellen as Gandalf

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Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn

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Hugo Weaving as Elrond

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Elijah Wood as Frodo

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Liv Tyler as Arwen

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Sean Astin as Sam

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Dominic Monaghan as Merry

Orlando Bloom as Legolas

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