Elijah Wood is best known for playing the tiny hobbit Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but how tall is the real-life actor?
Elijah Woodin in Lord of the Rings trio, but how tall are the actors in real life? Lord of the Rings In the film, Elijah Wood, most recently known for playing Ryan Newman in FX’s dark comedy series Wilfred with Todd Brotzman on BBC America’s Science Fiction Dirk Gentley’s Comprehensive Detective Agencybut he actually started acting when he was a kid.
His first claim to fame was appearing in the music video for the song “Forever Your Girl” by Paula Abdul and then he appeared in back to the future part two bigger role in drama son of the night. He went on to star in films including Youth forever And flippers During his teenage years, he had a series of roles in films such as Disaster Deep impressionAng Lee was warmly received snow storm and sci-fi horror colleges.
Recently, Wood has been successful in films such as horror remakes crazy and co-founder of the production company SpectreVision, which produces horror films and has produced titles such as A girl walking home alone at night, greasy strangler And old man. However, his most famous role to date is that of Frodo in Peter Jackson’s epic Lord of the Rings The trio makes his height difficult to gauge – as the average hobbit is 2 to 4 feet tall, according to JRR Tolkien lore. However, celebrity height It is estimated that Elijah Wood is about 5 feet 5 inches tall, so he is at least a few feet taller than the average hobbit.
Playing a character as diminutive as Frodo has obviously caused some confusion about Elijah Wood’s height. Earlier this year, the actor participated in WIRED’s autocomplete interview series, watching celebrities answer the most common questions about them on the internet. Interviews revealed that one of the questions Internet users often ask Wood is “How did they make Elijah Wood smaller?”
Wood explains the height difference between hobbit and tall characters Lord of the Rings Parts of the trilogy were created by Hobbit actors shooting separate scenes, which were then edited in post-production. Another camera trick that uses a more traditional forced perspective approach, using props and placement to make one character appear larger than the other. This method is used near the top Lord of the Rings As Gandalf rode into Bag End with Frodo Baggins in his carriage, Ian McKellen – a little over 5 feet 10 inches tall – looked pale compared to Elijah Wood, who was 5 feet 5 inches tall. High.