John Noble

John Noble is an Australian actor and theatre director, renowned for his roles in both film and television. Born on August 20, 1948, in Port Pirie, South Australia, Noble studied at the University of Adelaide and began his career in the theatre, both as an actor and director.

Noble gained international recognition for his portrayal of Denethor in Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” (2002) and “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” (2003). His performance in these films showcased his ability to bring depth and complexity to his characters, and helped establish him as a respected figure in the film industry.

In addition to his film work, Noble is also known for his roles in television. He played the character of Dr. Walter Bishop in the acclaimed science fiction series “Fringe”, a role which earned him critical acclaim and a large fan base. His other television credits include “Sleepy Hollow”, where he portrayed Henry Parrish, and “Elementary”, where he played Morland Holmes.

Beyond acting, Noble has also made significant contributions to the Australian theatre scene, having served as the Artistic Director of the Stage Company of South Australia for ten years.


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