He was also allergic to the prosthetic for his face and it caused him to constantly break out with skin rashes after each day. This caused him to be so self conscious about his appearance that he hardly ever went out with the crew or fellow actors after a shooting day.
On his final day of shooting he ripped the mask off and they burned it as a celebration for him.
All that explaining and effort and They didn’t even show Peter’s reaction. Lame. I was waiting for the whole time.
i like when people put "no copyright intended" in front of their videos as if that's how copyright works.
Damn he lost some serious weight. mind you i remember him most from Sliders, *still*
I know John has had a long and storied career with many serious roles. But a lot of my favourite Rhys-Davies characters-- Gimli, Sallah and even Man Ray-- radiate laughter and enthusiasm. Always seems like John's thoroughly enjoying himself when he acts, and that's commendable.
It would have been better if he had walked up to Peter Jackson and bit the tip of his prosthetic off
Watching this without sound on, it seems like John showed up onset under heavy influence of bath salts and started hacking his finger off.
TIL the dude who played gimli is actually quite tall.
TIL Gimli and Professor Arturo from Sliders are the same person.