Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan

His role as Brandybuck in The Lord of the Rings film series
Born in Berlin, Germany on December 8, 1976, Dominic Monaghan began his life. He is the second child to Austin and Aureen and he lived in Germany until the age of twelve. Monaghan is best known for the British television drama Hetty Wainthrop Investigates (alongside famous actress, Patricia Routledge) and now for starring as Meriadoc Brandybuck in the blockbuster trilogy, "The Lord of the Rings," with famous stars such as Ian McKellen and Elijah Wood.He was studying English Literature, Drama and Geography at Sixth Form College when he was offered the co-starring role in Hetty Wainthrop Investigates, which ran for four seasons (1996-1999). His other television credits include This is Personal -- The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper and a leading role in Monsignoir Renard, a series starring John Thaw. On the stage, Monaghan has performed in the world premiere U.K. production of The Resurrectionists, Whale and Annie and Fanny from Bolton to Rome.Since watching Star Wars when he was six years old, Dominic has been consumed by films. His other obsessions include writing, music, fashion, playing/watching soccer and surfing. Utilizing his writing skills, he and LOTR co-star Billy Boyd are collaborating on a script. In addition to speaking fluent German, he has a knack at impersonations and accents. He frequently returns to his hometown of Manchester, England to see his family and to be closer to the Manchester United Football Club.Dominic is also a huge nature activist, more focused on the deminishing population of the world's trees. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Monaghan is creating a program that would give Rings fans and environmentally conscious consumers the chance to adopt a tree in a forest that Monaghan hopes will be in New Zealand, where all three films were shot. "It's a way for us to keep our bond together but at the same time do something useful for the planet," Monaghan told The Reporter. He has already teamed up with FutureForests.com, giving fans the opprotunity to buy a tree in his celebrity forest located in Bangalore, India.Dom is now currently filming more films and has been a guest on Viggo Mortensen's new cd, Pandemoniumfromamerica. Source: dominicmonaghan.org
I've got a hectic schedule, but I wouldn't have my life any other way.More Dominic Monaghan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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The term 'geek' for me is like you having a passion, interest in something that is unabashed and you don't care if people think it's not cool. You think it's cool and that's your thing.More Dominic Monaghan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think if you've held onto a character for several years and then you're getting rid of that character, it's going to be traumatic.More Dominic Monaghan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have a natural curiosity about things, in general. I'm constantly trying to find out how things work and how I can put them back together again, and why they work that way. The natural world is all around us.More Dominic Monaghan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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