J.R.R. Tolkien

Writer, Soundtrack

Writer, Soundtrack


English writer, scholar and philologist, Tolkien's father was a bank manager in South Africa. Shortly before his father died (1896) his mother took him and his younger brother to his father's native village of Sarehole, near Birmingham, England. The landscapes and Nordic mythology of the Midlands may have been the source for Tolkien's fertile ...
Birth date
1892-01-03
Death date
1973-09-02
Awards
3 wins & 7 nominations.
Height
5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Known For



Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Lord of the Rings
(TV Series) (1 episode) (based on the novel by - 1 episode) (pre-production) - Episode #1.1 ... (based on the novel by) - Episode #1.2
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Empire of Saruman
(novels) (filming)
WriterEstel: The Making of a King
(novel) (post-production)
WriterLingua Franca
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode) - L'Elfique de la Terre du Milieu (J.R.R. Tolkien) (2018)
2018
WriterThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
(novel "The Hobbit")
2014
WriterThe Hobbit: The Swedolation of Smaug
(characters - as Tolkien)
2014
WriterMiddle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
(Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
2014
WriterThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
(novel "The Hobbit")
2013
WriterGolden Moustache
(TV Series short) (character - 1 episode) - Bilbo Le Hobbit: Director's Cut (2013) ... (character)
2013
WriterGuardians of Middle-Earth
(Video Game) (characters)
2012
WriterThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
(novel "The Hobbit")
2012
WriterMinecraft Adventure Maps
(TV Series) (novel - 5 episodes) - Fall of Gondolin: Evil Awakens (2012) ... (novel - uncredited) - Fall of Gondolin: Stand Together or Die (2012) ... (novel - uncredited) - Fall of Gondolin: Journey into the Mines (2012) ... (novel - uncredited) - Fall of Gondolin: The Plot Thickens (2012) ... (novel - uncredited) - Fall of Gondolin: The Adventure Begins (2012) ... (novel - uncredited)
2012
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: War in the North
(Video Game) (characters)
2011
WriterWings Over Arda: The First Age
(novel)
2011
WriterMaking of Hunt for Gollum
(Documentary) (novel)
2010
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest
(Video Game) (characters)
2010
WriterBorn of Hope
(inspired by the writings of)
2009
WriterThe Hunt for Gollum
(Short) (novel "The Lord of the Rings")
2009
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: Conquest
(Video Game) (characters)
2009
WriterThe Lord of the Rings Online
(Video Game) (original story)
2007
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II - The Rise of the Witch-king
(Video Game) (characters)
2006
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II
(Video Game) (characters)
2006
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: Sons of Elrond
(Video short) (books)
2005
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth
(Video Game) (characters)
2004
WriterMr. Bliss
(Short) (story)
2004
WriterSecrets of Middle-Earth: Inside Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'
(Video documentary) (book "The Hobbit")
2003
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
(novel "The Return of the King")
2003
WriterThe Hobbit
(Video Game) (characters)
2003/I
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
(Video Game) (novel)
2003/I
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The War of the Ring
(Video Game) (characters)
2003
WriterThe Standard Deviants: Rings, Kings & Things
(Video documentary) (books)
2002
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(Video Game) (novel)
2002/I
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
(novel "The Two Towers")
2002
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
(Video Game) (novel)
2002/I
WriterNational Geographic Explorer
(TV Series documentary) (characters - 1 episode) - Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings (2001) ... (characters)
2001
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(novel "The Fellowship of the Ring")
2001
WriterA Passage to Middle-earth: The Making of 'Lord of the Rings'
(TV Movie documentary) (books)
2001
WriterQuest for the Ring
(TV Short documentary) (books)
2001
WriterJet Set Willy: Lord of the Rings
(Video Game) (characters)
2000
WriterAn Awfully Big Adventure
(TV Series documentary) (books - 1 episode) - J.R.R. Tolkien (1998) ... (books)
1998
WriterJ.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien
(Video documentary) (books)
1996
WriterKingdom O' Magic
(Video Game) (characters)
1996
WriterHobitit
(TV Mini-Series) (novels "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" - 9 episodes) - Vapautus (1993) ... (novels "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit") - Tuomiovuori (1993) ... (novels "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit") - Mordor (1993) ... (novels "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit") - Lorien (1993) ... (novels "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit") - Konkari (1993) ... (novels "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit") Show all 9 episodes
1993
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: Vol. II
(Video Game) (characters)
1992
WriterTolkien Remembered
(TV Short documentary) (books)
1992
WriterRiders of Rohan
(Video Game) (characters)
1991
WriterThe Hobbit
(novel - uncredited)
1991
WriterLord of the Rings
(Video Game) (novel)
1990
WriterThe Lord of the Rings: Vol. I
(Video Game) (characters)
1990
WriterThe Crack of Doom
(Video Game) (characters)
1989
WriterThe Shadows of Mordor
(Video Game) (characters)
1988
WriterWar in Middle Earth
(Video Game) (characters)
1988
WriterLord of the Rings: Game One
(Video Game) (novel)
1986
WriterSkazochnoe puteshestvie mistera Bilbo Begginsa, Khobbita
(TV Movie) (book)
1985
WriterDer kleine Hobbit
(Video Game) (characters)
1984
WriterDungeon Adventure
(Video Game) (characters)
1984
WriterAdventure Quest
(Video Game) (characters)
1983
WriterJewels of Darkness
(Video Game) (characters)
1983
WriterMoria
(Video Game) (characters)
1982
WriterShadowfax
(Video Game) (characters)
1982
WriterThe Hobbit Software Adventure
(Video Game) (novel)
1982
WriterThe Return of the King
(TV Movie) (novels "The Hobbit" and "The Return of the King")
1980
WriterJackanory
(TV Series) (book - 10 episodes) - The Hobbit: Part 10 - The Last Stage (1979) ... (book) - The Hobbit: Part 9 - The Clouds Burst (1979) ... (book) - The Hobbit: Part 8 - Fire and Water (1979) ... (book) - The Hobbit: Part 7 - Inside Information (1979) ... (book) - The Hobbit: Part 6 - Barrels Out of Bond (1979) ... (book) Show all 10 episodes
1979
WriterThe Lord of the Rings
(novels "The Fellowship of the Ring" and "The Two Towers")
1978
WriterThe Hobbit
(TV Movie) (novel)
1977
WriterRelease
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Suddenly I Know What I Have to Do/Tolkien in Oxford (1968)
1968
WriterThe Hobbit
(Short) (book)
1966
WriterStory Box
(TV Series) (based on a book - 1 episode) - Books - The Hobbit (1964) ... (based on a book)
1964
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackAtop the Fourth Wall
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - The Hobbit #1 (2014) ... (lyrics: "Misty Mountains")
2014
SoundtrackThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
(lyrics: "Blunt the Knives", "Misty Mountains") / (writer: "Merry Inn" - uncredited)
2012
SoundtrackThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
(lyrics: "The Edge of Night", "Aragorn's Coronation", "A Shadow Lies Between Us" (uncredited))
2003
SoundtrackThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(Video Game) (lyrics: "Tom Bombadil's Song", "There Is an Inn")
2002/I
SoundtrackThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(lyrics: "The Road Goes Ever On", "The Song of Beren and Luthien" - uncredited)
2001
SoundtrackThe Lord of the Rings
(writer: "There is an Inn")
1978
SoundtrackThe Hobbit
(TV Movie) (writer: "That's What Bilbo Baggins Hates", "Under the Lonely Mountain", "The Goblin Song", "The Road Goes Ever On and On", "The Barrel Song", "Fifteen Birds in Five Fir Trees", "The Mountain King's Return", "The Riddle Song" (uncredited), "Roads", "Misty Mountains Cold")
1977
RoleTitleYear
ThanksSeelenjäger
(Short) (in memory of)
2014
ThanksWho the 'Ell Is Tauriel?
(Short) (dedicatee)
2013
ThanksGolden Moustache
(TV Series short) (thanks - 1 episode) - Bilbo Le Hobbit: Director's Cut (2013) ... (thanks)
2013
ThanksThe Lord of the Rings: Conquest
(Video Game) (very special thanks)
2009
ThanksThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(Video Game) (special thanks)
2002/I
RoleTitleYear
SelfReview
(TV Series documentary) Self - Space Enough to Sculpt For/Tolkien in Oxford (1972) ... Self
1972
SelfRelease
(TV Series documentary) Self - Suddenly I Know What I Have to Do/Tolkien in Oxford (1968) ... Self
1968
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageLingua Franca
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - L'Elfique de la Terre du Milieu (J.R.R. Tolkien) (2018) ... Self
2018
Archive footageSleuths, Sorcerers & Spies: Andrew Marr's Paperback Heroes
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Creator, 'Lord of the Rings' - Fantasy (2016) ... Self - Creator, 'Lord of the Rings'
2016
Archive footageTale of a Timelord
(Short) J.R.R. Tolkien
2016
Archive footageLord of the Brush
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Subject (uncredited)
2005
Archive footageJ.R.R. Tolkien: Master of the Rings - The Definitive Guide to the World of the Rings
(Video documentary) Self
2004
Archive footageSecrets of Middle-Earth: Inside Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings'
(Video documentary) Self
2003
Archive footageSecrets of Middle-Earth: Inside Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'
(Video documentary) Self
2003
Archive footageThe Making of 'The Lord of the Rings'
(Video documentary) Self
2002
Archive footageThe Standard Deviants: Rings, Kings & Things
(Video documentary) Self
2002
Archive footageJ.R.R. Tolkien: The Origin of the Rings
(Video documentary) Self
2002
Archive footageMaster of the Rings: The Unauthorized Story Behind J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings'
(Video documentary) Self
2001
Archive footageAn Awfully Big Adventure
(TV Series documentary) Self - J.R.R. Tolkien (1998) ... Self
1998
Archive footageJ.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien
(Video documentary) Self
1996
Archive footageTolkien Remembered
(TV Short documentary) Self - Reading His Books Aloud
1992