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Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan is best known for his portrayal of Hobbit Meriadoc Merry Brandybuck in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and as Charlie on ABC's hit series, Lost.

Dominic Monaghan recently appeared in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and guest starred on Chuck. Dominic Monaghan's upcoming feature film projects include MGM's Pet and I Sell the Dead, which was featured at Slamdance this year.

Before his worldwide success, Dominic Monaghan was known in England for his role in the British television drama, Hetty Wainthropp Investigations. Dominic Monaghan's additional film credits include Spivs, a heist film, opposite Nick Moran of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels fame; The Purifiers; the dark psychological drama Shooting Livien, starring Jason Behr (Roswell), Sarah Wynter (24) and Joshua Leonard (The Blair Witch Project); and as narrator of the feature film RINGERS: Lord of the Fans, a documentary that charts the ongoing influence of J.R.R. Tolkien's literary masterpieces.

Dominic Monaghan was born in Berlin and grew up in Manchester, England. Dominic Monaghan is an active environmentalist and enjoys the outdoors, wild animals, surfing and football (soccer in the U.S.), particularly Manchester United. An avid surfer, Dominic Monaghan has been lucky enough to spend his downtime on the waves of New Zealand and Hawaii while filming Lord of the Rings and Lost, respectively. In 2008 Dominic Monaghan combined two of his life's passions—photography and nature—and held his first exhibit, entitled Happy Accidents.

Dominic Monaghan currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
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Dominic Monaghan Facts

Birth Name Dominic Bernard Patrick Luke Monaghan
BirthdayDecember 8, 1976 (47)
BirthplaceBerlin, Germany
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Dominic Monaghan compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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