John Rhys-Davies Says Hidden Lord of The Rings Role was 'Hardest Part' in His Career

John Rhys-Davies is known for his long career filled with memorable roles although most people usually remember him as Gimli in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. But did you know that the veteran actor actually had another role in the movies? Rhys-Davies has just spoked up about this hidden role and stated that it was the most difficult thing he has ever done in his career.

Rhys-Davies recently spoke to ComicBookMovie where he promoted his new film G-Loc and reminisced about the time that he was working on the Lord of the Rings movies. When asked if he liked Gimli or Treebeard more, the actor was quick to state that he loved his dwarf character since playing an Ent wasn't the easiest task.

"Treebeard is one of the very few parts that I've had, that I wake up in a sweat at night, thinking, 'I don't know how to play this'," Rhys-Davies said. He then continued by explaining that he had no idea how to portray the tree-giant.

"It's the hardest part I've ever done, and I don't know how to play it, and it's not right. It's not the way it is in the book, but I could find no way of doing it. How the hell do you voice something that has no lungs?" Rhys-Davies said.

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Credit: New Line Cinema

Although it wasn't easy for him, fans will agree that Rhys-Davies did an excellent job of bringing Treebeard to life.

G-Loc will be available on DVD, Digital, and On-Demand on August 11.

Related: Elijah Wood Willing to Make Lord of the Rings Series Cameo Despite 'Misleading' Title

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