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Ross Newton reveals he missed out on his big break in Lord of the Rings and the one - time pin - up boy ponders if his sexuality affected his career . The actor starred on Home and Away for nine years between 1991 and 2000, playing the second husband of Bobby Simpson, played by Nicolle
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© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Remember him? Former Home and Away star Ross Newton (pictured recently) revealed on Friday that he missed out on his big break in Lord of the Rings He's best known as hunky Greg Marshall on Home and Away.
And over 25 years since appearing on the long-running soap, actor Ross Newton says he's never given up hope he can return to the screen one day.
The 52-year-old told The Daily Telegraph that he still has an agent and keeps that door open.
© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Missed out: 'I was up for a role in Lord of the Rings. I got to do an audition for Samwise Gamgee who was Frodo's best friend. I worked so hard on this audition and didn't get the role,' he said 'I want to make it clear that I have never completely given up on being an actor firstly,' he insisted.
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Ross works as a development co-ordinator at Western Sydney University, these days, but he's never forgotten his turn as a teen heartthrob.
It's with a little regret he also explains missing out on a main role in the coveted Lord of the Rings franchise. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Close call: Ross revealed he was up for the role of Samwise Gamgee which went to Sean Astin (right). Pictured in Lord of the Rings with Elijah Wood who plays Frodo
'I was up for a role in Lord of the Rings. I got to do an audition for Samwise Gamgee who was Frodo's best friend,' he told the paper.
'I worked so hard on this audition and didn't get the role,' he added.
After a series of disappointments, the actor wondered if perhaps his sexuality hasn't gotten in the way of his career.
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'There was a big shadow about my sexuality and ageing gay,' the performer said.
Seasoned: Ross has also starred in a series of Australian television shows including The Flying Doctors, All Saints, Farscape, Comedy Inc, The Crop, My Brother Tom and Crash Palace
Star turn: The actor starred on Home and Away for nine years between 1991 and 2000, playing Greg Marshall, the second husband of Bobby Simpson, played by Nicolle Dickson. Pictured on Home and Away in the 1990s
Then and now: After a series of disappointments, the actor wondered if perhaps his sexuality hasn't gotten in the way of his career. 'There was a big shadow about my sexuality and ageing gay,' the actor said. Pictured on Home and Away
He added, 'Even though the world is changing and becoming more inclusive, there is still a long way to go.'
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The actor starred on Home and Away for nine years between 1991 and 2000, playing the second husband of Bobby Simpson, played by Nicolle Dickson.
Ross has also starred in a series of Australian television shows including The Flying Doctors, All Saints, Farscape, Comedy Inc, The Crop, My Brother Tom and Crash Palace.
The actor lives on a rural property north-west of Sydney, with his partner of 23 years, Lucas Hurps, a dressage rider and trainer.
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Mckellen played Gandalf the wizard, the chief architect of the struggle against the Dark Lord Sauron. The Academy Award nominee has since appeared in many films including the 2006 hit mystery-thriller film “The Da Vinci Code,” “X-Men: The Last Stand” (2006), and “Mr. Holmes” (2015). He has also made appearances in various TV shows like “The Prisoner,” “Great Performances,” and “The Dresser.” The actor supports the LGBT rights campaign since he opened up about his sexual orientation in 1988.
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Wood earned great acclaim for his role of Frodo Baggins in “The Lord of the Rings” (2001-2003) film trilogy. After this epic film series, he was seen in “Bobby” (2006), “Paris Je T'Aime” (2007) and animation films “9” (2009) and “Happy Feet” (2006). He was back to the world of Middle Earth with Peter Jackson for “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (2012). Recently he was seen in “The Last Witch Hunter" (2015).
Astin played Samwise Gamgee, Frodo's faithful hobbit gardener and escort in “The Lord of the Rings” (2001-2003) series. His later noteworthy films include “50 First Dates” (2004), “Click” (2006), “The Freemason” (2013), and “Woodlawn” (2015). He has also lent his voice for Disney Channel series “Special Agent Oso" (2009-2012) and "Hercules" (2005).
Monaghan played Meriadoc Brandybuck in "The Lord of the Rings" series. His character is usually referred as Merry, and was one of the closest friends of Frodo. Monaghan appeared in TV series such as “Lost” (2004-2010), “Flashforward” (2009-2010), “Goodnight Burbank” (2011), and the recent “100 Code” (2015), and has done voice work for the various "Lord of the Rings" games. Currently he is working on a TV series called “Quantum Break.”
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He was Peregrin “Pippin” Took in The Lord of the Rings” saga. Following his role in this epic saga, Boyd went on to star in films such as "Seed of Chucky" (2004), "On a Clear Day" (2005), "The Flying Scotsman" (2006) and "Glenn, the Flying Robot" (2011). His latest project is the 2015 film "AmStarDam."
Holm played Bilbo Baggins, uncle of Frodo and the original finder of the One Ring. After “The Lord of the Rings” (2001-2003), Holm starred in "The Aviator" (2004), “Lord of War” (2005), “Ratatouille” (2007) and then returned with “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (2012) and “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” (2014). Since 2002, he has been a regular on the small screen, appearing in TV movies, shorts and series, including “Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real” (2004).
He played the loathsome “Gollum,” a hobbit-like creature enslaved by the power of the Ring. Post his Gollum role, Serkis appeared in “King Kong” (2005), “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll” (2009) and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015). He'll feature in the next "Star Wars" movie, set for 2017, as the evil Supreme Leader Snoke. Serkis' astonishing motion-capture acting in "The Lord of the Rings" series set a benchmark, and has been the catalyst for debate at the Academy Awards around creating a new award category specific to motion-capture acting.
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Mortensen’s portrayal of Aragorn in “The Lord of the Ring” film series was a breakthrough for the actor, writer and artist. He went on to become one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood. Some of his memorable works include “Hidalgo” (2004), “A History of Violence” (2005), “A Dangerous Method” (2011) and “Everybody Has a Plan” (2012). He will next be seen as Ben in the film “Captain Fantastic.”
The consistent voice behind the Megatron of “Transformers” film series and the stunning Agent Smith from 1999 blockbuster “The Matrix,” Weaving played the role of half–elven Lord Elrond in “The Lord of the Rings” and "The Hobbit" sagas. He made his mark again by playing Red Skull in the superhero film “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011) and multiple roles in the science fiction film “Cloud Atlas” (2012). He is set to appear in upcoming films like "Hacksaw Ridge" and “Jasper Jones."
Liv Tyler portrayed Arwen Evenstar, daughter of Elrond and beloved of Aragorn, in the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. After "Lord of the Rings," Tyler starred in “Jersey Girl” (2004), “Lonesome Jim” (2005), “Reign Over Me” (2007), “Smother” (2007), “The Strangers” (2008), “The Incredible Hulk” (2008), “Robot & Frank” (2012) and “Space Station 76” (2014). She will soon be seen in the 2016 film “Wildling” as Ellen Cooper.
Bean played Boromir, son of the steward of Gondor, in “The Fellowship of the Ring.” Bean is well known for his performance as Ned Stark in the popular TV series “Game of Thrones.” He later starred in “Troy” (2004), “National Treasure” (2004), “North Country” (2005), ”Black Death” (2010), “Jupiter Ascending” (2015) and “The Martian” (2015). The actor also appeared in the TV series "Crusoe" from 2008 to 2010 and “Missing” (2012).
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David Wenham played Faramir, brother of Boromir, in two films of Peter’s Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings” series. After this epic saga, Wenham went on to star in “Three Dollars” (2005), “300” (2006), “The Children of Huang Shi” (2008), “Public Enemies” (2009) and “Force of Destiny” (2015). The actor also appeared in the TV series "Killing Time" (2011), “Top of the Lake” (2013), “Better Man” (2013) and “Banished” (2015).
He portrayed the wizard Saruman in “The Lord of the Rings” and "The Hobbit” film series. He also appeared and worked in many Hollywood hits such as “Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith” (2005), “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” (2008), “The Resident” (2011), “Hugo” (2011) and “Angels in Notting Hill” (2015). He passed away, aged 93, in June 2015.
Character actor Dourif portrayed Grima Wormtongue, minion of Saruman. Some of his recent films include “The Devil's Due at Midnight” (2004), “Sinner” (2007), “Halloween” (2007), “Halloween II” (2009) and “Catch .44” (2011). His next venture is “Chucky 7” where he will yet again voice the character of evil doll Chucky.
Bernard Hill played Théoden, the King of Rohan, in the second and third installments of “The Lord of the Rings” saga. Since his appearance in “Lord of the Rings,” he has appeared in the 2005 hit “The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse,” “Midsummer Dream” (2005) and, more recently, “North v South” (2015). He has also made appearances in various TV shows including “30 Rock,” “Extras,” and “Sesame Street.” In 2011, the actor supported the initiative "A Logo for Human Rights" for the global human rights movement.
Karl Urban appeared as Eormer, nephew of Theoden, in the second and third installments of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. The actor had a leading role in the spy thriller “The Bourne Supremacy” (2004) and voiced the character of Bones in the 2009 “Star Trek” reboot, a role he will reprise in the upcoming film “Star Trek Beyond.” He also played the title character in "Dredd" (2012). His TV credits include the hit American crime drama TV series “Almost Human.”
She played Eowyn, niece of Theoden. Otto is currently starring in the TV show “Homeland.” She also appeared in “Through My Eyes: The Lindy Chamberlain Story” (2004), “War of the Worlds” (2005), “In Her Skin” (2009), “Reaching for the Moon” (2013) and “I, Frankenstein” (2014).
Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett portrayed the Lady of Lothlorien, Galadriel, one of the most important elves of the first age. After the success of "The Lord of the Rings" film series, Blanchett played Katharine Hepburn in the 2004 biopic “The Aviator" for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to star in the films “Babel” (2006), “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007), “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (2008), “Robin Hood” (2010), “Blue Jasmine” (2013), and “Cinderella” (2015).
Noble played Denethor, father of Boromir and Faramir and lord of the city of Gondor. He has recently appeared in "Fracture" (2004), "Running Scared" (2006) and "Risen" (2010), and also featured in the TV series "Sleepy Hollow" (2013-15). He has also regularly done voice work for high-profile video games, including "L.A. Noire" and "Batman: Arkham Knight."
He was the dwarf, Gimli, in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, but he refused to act in “The Hobbit” film series because of skin allergy problems from the makeup. Rhys-Davies’s other films include “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” (2004), “Shadows in the Sun” (2005), “One Night with the King” (2006), and “The Half Dead” (2015). He has been doing a lot of television films such as “Fire & Ice” (2008), “Legend of the Seeker” (2010) and the most recent “Killing Jesus” (2015).
Bloom appeared in all the films of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” series. He portrayed the character of elven prince Legolas. Later, he starred in numerous films including the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film series, “Troy” (2004), “The Three Musketeers” (2011) and “Romeo and Juliet” (2014). His upcoming film projects include “Romans,” “Unlocked” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”
Martin Freeman starred as Bilbo Baggins in “The Hobbit" series (2012-2014). Freeman's roles as Dr. John Watson in the popular BBC TV series “Sherlock” (2010- 2017), and as Lester Nygaard in the award-winning "Fargo," have turned him into a major star. His upcoming projects include “Captain America: Civil War,” “Fun House,” and “Funny Cow” to be released in 2016.
Richard Armitage played the leading character of the dwarf prince and leader Thorin Oakenshield in “The Hobbit” trilogy. After the success of “The Hobbit,” he has been working in the TV series “Hannibal.” His upcoming films include “Urban & the Shed Crew”, “Sleepwalker” and “Brain on Fire.”
The “Sherlock” TV series actor Benedict Cumberbatch lent his voice to both Sauron and Smaug the dragons in “The Hobbit.” After his work in “The Hobbit,” he has been busy with the “Sherlock” TV series and the pending big screen releases including “Jungle Book: Origins,” “Doctor Strange,” “Zoolander 2,” “Flying Horse” and “The Current War.”
In “The Hobbit” film series, Fry played the character of the Master of Laketown. He has numerous films lined up for release in 2016, including “The Brits Are Coming,” “Consider Yourself,” “Tomorrow,” “Love and Friendship,” “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and “The Canterville Ghost.”
Ken Stott played the dwarf Balin in “The Hobbit” film trilogy. Stott has been a part of both film and television shows for decades. He was seen as Ian Garrett in the 2014 BBC TV mini-series “The Missing” and the 2015 film “Man Up” as Bert.
Luke Evans plays Bard the Bowman, a descendant of the ancient Lords of Dale who kills Smaug the dragon and later becomes the King of Dale. Evans was currently seen in one of the biggest hits “Furious 7” (2015). His upcoming films include “The Girl on the Train,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Message from the King.”
Manu Bennett contributed his voice for the Orc Azog the Defiler in “The Hobbit.” He currently appears in the popular TV series “Arrow” as Shade Wilson/ Deathstroke and is shooting for an upcoming TV series “The Shannara Chronicles.”
He portrayed the elven King Thranduil in the film series. After the successful “The Hobbit” trilogy appearance, he was seen in “Revolt” (2015), “The Program” (2015) and in the popular TV series “Halt and Catch Fire" (2014- Present). He will soon be seen in the upcoming film “The Book of Henry” (2016), alongside Naomi Watts.
McCoy, a former Doctor Who in the long-running BBC TV series, played the wizard Radagast in “The Hobbit” films. McCoy has various film projects lined up for release in 2016, including “When the Devil Rides Out,” “Journey Bound” and “The Candy House.”
Lilly appeared in the “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2013) and “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” (2014) as Tauriel, an elven warrior. Recently she appeared in the 2015 action Sci-Fi “Ant-Man.” She has also been signed for the sequel of the film “Ant-Man and the Wasp” set to be released in 2018.
Turner played the youngest of the thirteen dwarves, Kili, in the film trilogy “The Hobbit.” Turner, who has been a part of both films and television shows is presently seen in a leading role in “Poldark” (2015- ). Some of his upcoming films are “The Secret Scripture” (2016), “Loving Vincent” (2016), and “Look Away” (2016).
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