Peter Hambleton

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Peter Hambleton
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Hambleton on 6 April 2015 at the Hobbitcon III convention in Bonn, Germany
Born1960 (age 61–62)
New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealander
OccupationActor, director

Peter Hambleton (born 1960) is a New Zealand stage, film and television actor, and stage director. Hambleton graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School in 1982 with a Diploma in Acting.[1] Well known in the Wellington theatre scene, he has played ornithologist Walter Buller in the 2006 play Dr Buller's Birds and Charles Darwin in the 2009 play Collapsing Creation.[2][3] He played the Dwarf Glóin in The Hobbit film series[4][5][6] and Mike Johnson in an episode of the 1999 TV miniseries A Twist in the Tale.



Year Film Role Notes
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Glóin,
William, the stone troll
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Glóin
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies


  1. ^ "Graduate". Retrieved 2021-08-09.
  2. ^ Hadyn (8 November 2009). "Collapsing Creation". The Wellingtonista. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 22 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Play shows bird man's treachery". 25 February 2006. Retrieved 22 October 2010.
  4. ^ Josh Tyler (21 October 2010). "The Hobbit Cast Announced, Martin Freeman Is Bilbo". Cinema Blend. Retrieved 22 October 2010.
  5. ^ Bodey, Michael (2010-01-21). "The Office's Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins leads Hobbit cast". The Australian.
  6. ^ "'The Hobbit': Martin Freeman to play Bilbo Baggins; other roles also cast". Entertainment Weekly. 2010-10-21.

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