John Noble biography

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

John Noble

Date of Birth: August 20, 1948

John Noble has more than twenty-five years experience as an actor and director, and has helmed over 80 plays. He served as artistic director of the acclaimed Stage Company of South Australia for ten years, and was Head of Drama at the Brent School of Arts in Sydney as well. He is an accomplished voice and acting teacher, and directed the play Sons of Cain in London's West End. Highlights of his theatrical career include giving 240 performances of the one man play The Christian Brothers, and acting in an award-winning production of the Australian play Errol Flynn's Great Big Adventure Book for Boys. Noble's film credits include The Monkey's Mask, Airtight, The Product, The Nostradamus Kid, A Sting in the Tail, and Call Me Mr. Brown. For television Noble has a semi-regular role in the Australian drama All Saints, and has played guest leads in numerous Australasian productions such as Tales of the South Pacific, Time Trax, Water Rats, Police Rescue, and Big Sky. To date he is best known to moviegoers as Denethor, the last ruling steward of Gondor (and father to Boromir and Faramir) in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Noble currently makes his home in Australia.

John Noble Filmography


The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Genre:  Action/Adventure
Running Time:  201 min.
Release Date: December 17, 2003
DVD: December 14, 2004

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Cast: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, Andy Serkis, Ian Holm, Sean Bean, Marton Csokas

Inspiration: J.R.R. Tolkien