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‘Lord of the Rings’ Cast Touchingly Remember Bernard Hill



'Lord of the Rings' Cast Touchingly Remember Bernard Hill
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Bernard Hill‘s castmates from The Lord of the Rings gave a number of touching tributes to the actor, who died Sunday on the age of 79.

Elijah Wooden, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan and Sean Astin — who performed the hobbits in Peter Jackson’s three blockbuster movies — honored him at a Comedian Con occasion in Liverpool.

Hill performed the strict and regal King Théoden, who helped lead the saga’s heroes to victory through the battle at Helm’s Deep in 2002’s The Two Towers, after which once more on the Battle of the Pelennor Fields in 2003’s Return of the King.

“We simply need to take a second, earlier than we stroll off this stage, to honor him,” Astin instructed followers on the occasion. “He was imagined to be right here as we speak. We love him. He was intrepid, he was humorous, he was gruff, he was irascible, he was stunning.”

“We have been watching the flicks and speaking about it,” Boyd stated. “And I stated [to the others], ‘I don’t suppose anybody spoke Tolkien’s phrases as nice as Bernard did.’ The best way he grounded these phrases in a realism. He would break my coronary heart. He was a beautiful man and he’ll be sorely missed.”

Later, Wooden posted on X: “We are going to always remember you,” after which added a Tolkien quote: “For he was a mild coronary heart and an excellent king and saved his oaths; and he rose out of the shadows to a final truthful morning.”

Monaghan posted on Instagram: The Damaged king has handed to the gray havens, however he’ll at all times be remembered.”

Hill was additionally well-known to audiences as Captain Edward Smith in James Cameron’s 1997 hit Titanic. Hill died within the early hours of Sunday morning, an announcement from his household stated. No trigger was given. His fiancée, Alison, and his son, Gabriel, have been at his aspect.