Adam Brown (actor)
Adam Brown in 2015
29 May 1980|
Hungerford, Berkshire, England
Adam Brown (born 29 May 1980) is an English actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the dwarf Ori in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy and Cremble in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Life and stage career
He studied at the John O'Gaunt Community Technology College in his birthplace, Hungerford, Berkshire. Following his time at John O'Gaunt, he trained in Performing Arts at Middlesex University, London, where he met Clare Plested and helped co-found the British comedy theatre troupe Plested and Brown. He wrote and performed in all seven of their shows: Carol Smillie Trashed my Room, The Reconditioned Wife Show, Flamingo Flamingo Flamingo, Hot Pursuit, Minor Spectacular, Health & Stacey and The Perfect Wife Roadshow. A regular at the Edinburgh Festival he toured with his company across the UK as well as performances in Armenia, South Korea and New Zealand. With the rest of the Plested and Brown team (Amanda Wilsher and Clare Plested) he has worked with David Sant (Peepolykus), Phelim McDermott (Improbable), Cal McCrystal (The Mighty Boosh) and Toby Wilsher (ex-Trestle).
Film and television career
Brown plays the dwarf Ori in the film series based on J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. The films marked his first film appearance. Commenting on Brown's casting, director Peter Jackson was quoted as saying, "Adam is a wonderfully expressive actor and has a unique screen presence. I look forward to seeing him bring Ori to life."
Brown is openly gay and lives in London.
|2000||Carol Smillie Trashed My Room|
|2001||The Reconditioned Wife Show|
|2003||Flamingo Flamingo Flamingo|
|2005||The OFSTED Inspector|
|2007||Beauty and the Beast||Newbury Corn Exchange|
|2008||Aladdin||Newbury Corn Exchange|
|2009||Health & Stacey|
|2009||Puss in Boots||Newbury Corn Exchange|
|2010||The Perfect Wife Roadshow|
|2010||Sleeping Beauty||Newbury Corn Exchange|
|2009||ChuckleVision||Oswald Potter||Episode: "Top of the Cops"|
|2017||The End of the F***ing World||Kyle|
|2012||The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey||Ori|
|2013||The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug|
|2014||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies||Ori|
|2016||The Limehouse Golem||Mr. Gerrard|
|2017||Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales||Cremble|
|2017||The Emoji Movie||Flashlight / Trojan Soldier|
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- "The Company". Retrieved 4 December 2010.