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Royd Tolkien

Royd Tolkien with a fan at RingCon.
Royd Tolkien
Lifetime16 July 1969
PortrayedRanger of Ithilien
InThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
IMDbProfile

Royd Allan Reuel Tolkien (b. 16 July 1969) is a great-grandson of J.R.R. Tolkien, the grandchild of Tolkiens second son, Michael. His birthname is Royd Baker, but appears to have changed to Royd Tolkien when became adult.[source?]

Royd Tolkien played a Ranger in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.[1] He also had a cameo role in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Extended Edition.[2]

[edit] Family Tree

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edith Bratt
 
J.R.R. Tolkien
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John Tolkien
 
Joan Griffiths
 
Michael Tolkien
 
Christopher Tolkien
 
Priscilla Tolkien
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Joanna Tolkien
 
Hugh Baker
 
Irene Ferrier
 
Michael Tolkien
 
Rosemary Walters
 
Judith Tolkien
 
Alan Crombleholme
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mandy Baker
 
Royd Tolkien
 
Michael Baker


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[edit] References

  1. Emma Dibdin, "'The Hobbit': Q&A with Royd Tolkien" dated 19 November 2012, digitalspy.co.uk (accessed 25 October 2014)
  2. "Royd Tolkien’s cameo spotted in Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition" dated 24 October 2014, TheOneRing.net (accessed 25 October 2014)