Did Billy Connolly star in The Hobbit?


Did Billy Connolly star in The Hobbit?

Billy as dwarf Dain Ironfoot in The Hobbit. BILLY CONNOLLY has told of his family’s relief after he made it through a film without his character dying. The star plays a dwarf in The Hobbit, Peter Jackson’s blockbuster prequel to his Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Who did Billy Connolly play with?

The HumblebumsBilly Connolly / Music groupThe Humblebums were a Scottish folk rock band, based in Glasgow. Its members included Billy Connolly, who later became a renowned stand-up comedian and actor; guitarist Tam Harvey; and singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty. The band was active from 1965 to 1971. Wikipedia

Who plays the Scottish dwarf in The Hobbit?

Billy Connolly
Billy Connolly is going from Big Yin to tiny dwarf to complete the cast of Peter Jackson’s movie version of The Hobbit. The Scottish comic and actor will play Dain Ironfoot, a great dwarf warrior, in the two-part film prequel to JRR Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings.

Who played King Dain in The Hobbit?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey “We could not think of a more fitting actor to play Dain Ironfoot, the staunchest and toughest of Dwarves, than Billy Connolly, the Big Yin himself,” director Peter Jackson said in a statement. “We can’t wait to see him on the Battlefield.”

Who is Dane in The Hobbit?

comedian Billy Connolly
Scottish actor-comedian Billy Connolly has been cast in “The Hobbit.” He’ll be playing dwarf warrior Dain Ironfoot, who is Thorin Oakenshield’s cousin.

Was Billy Connolly in Monty Python and the Holy Grail?

Bill Connolly, diagnosed with terminal cancer, plays the cantankerous 75 year-old patriarchal grandfather.

What American TV show was Billy Connolly in?

Billy is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Head of the Class that aired on ABC for half a season from January 31 to May 30, 1992. The series starred Billy Connolly as Billy MacGregor, a Scottish teacher who moves to America in order to build a new life for himself….Billy (1992 TV series)

Preceded by Head of the Class