Dominic Monaghan

BirthDay:

08 Dec 1976

BirthPlace:

Berlin, Germany

BirthName:

Dominic Bernard Patrick Luke Monaghan

Bio:

Dominic Monaghan is best known for his role in the movie adaptations of "Lord of the Rings". Before that, he became known in England for his role in the British television drama Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996).

Monaghan was born in Berlin, West Germany, to British parents Maureen, a nurse, and Austin Monaghan, a science teacher. His family moved back to England when he was eleven. He was studying English Literature, Drama and Geography at Sixth Form College when he was offered the co-starring role in the series, which ran for four seasons. His other television credits include This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000) and a leading role in Monsignor Renard (2000), a series starring John Thaw.

On the stage Monaghan has performed in the world premiere UK production of The Resurrectionists, Whale and Annie and Fanny from Bolton to Rome. Since watching Star Wars when he was six years old, Dominic has been consumed by films. His other obsessions include writing, music, fashion, playing/watching soccer and surfing. Utilizing his writing skills, he and LOTR co-star Billy Boyd are collaborating on a script.

Born and raised in Berlin, Monaghan and his family moved to England when he was twelve. In addition to speaking fluent German, he has a knack at impersonations and accents. He frequently returns to his hometown of Manchester, England.
Filmography

Actor ( 95 credits )

Atomica (2017) Robinson
Pet (2016) Seth
Quantum Break (2016)  William Joyce (4 episodes, 2016)
Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism (2015)
The Hundred Code (2015)  Tommy Conley (unknown episodes)
Geeks Who Drink (2015)  Himself - Clue Giver / ... (2 episodes, 2015)
Pop Culture Underground (2015)  Himself (1 episode, 2015)
@midnight (2013)  Himself - Contestant (1 episode, 2014)
Hollywood Game Night (2013)  Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 2013)
The Queen Latifah Show (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Nerdist (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Ro's Life (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
Soldiers of Fortune (2012) Tommy Sin
Vanilla Ice Archive (2012) Himself (archive footage)
The Millionaire Tour (2012) Casper
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (2012)  Himself - Host (17 episodes, 2012-2014)
Katie (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Jeff Probst Show (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
The Eric Andre Show (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
The Unknown (2012)  Mark Nickel (6 episodes, 2012)
Speakeasy: With Paul F. Tompkins (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
The Brit List (2012)  Himself - Special Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Larry King Now (2012)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Home & Family (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
The Day (2011) Rick
Detention (2011) Lead Singer of The Drunges (uncredited)
Ridiculousness (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Goodnight Burbank (2011)  Paul Lynch (7 episodes, 2011)
NerdHQ (2011)  Himself - Panelist (1 episode, 2011)
Nerdy Nummies (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
Conan (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Special Collector's Edition (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Top Gear USA (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) Chris Bradley / Bolt
FlashForward (2009)  Simon Campos (19 episodes, 2009-2010)
Watch What Happens: Live (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Live from Studio Five (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
I Sell the Dead (2008) Arthur Blake
Childrens Hospital (2008)  Oren Maestro (1 episode, 2012)
The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008)  Himself (3 episodes, 2009-2010)
Séries express (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Chuck (2007)  Tyler Martin (1 episode, 2009)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Reel Junkie (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Free Radio (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Rachael Ray (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Shooting Livien (2005) Owen Scott
Ringers: Lord of the Fans (2005) Narrator, Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Himself / ... (14 episodes, 2005-2014)
Attack of the Show! (2005)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
The Hour (2005)  Himself (2 episodes, 2011-2012)
20 to 1 (2005)  Merry (1 episode, 2010)
I Love the '90s: Part Deux (2005)  Himself (unknown episodes)
Spivs (2004) Goat
The Purifiers (2004) Sol
Lost (2004)  Charlie Pace (73 episodes, 2004-2010)
I Love the '90s (2004)  Himself (3 episodes, 2004)
The Soup (2004)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2009-2013)
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) Merry
An Insomniac's Nightmare (2003) Jack
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself / ... (12 episodes, 2004-2013)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Himself (3 episodes, 2005-2007)
Punk'd (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
The Sharon Osbourne Show (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
4Pop (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Filmland (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Get Out (2003)  Himself (uncredited) (1 episode, 2004)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Meriadoc 'Merry' Brandybuck
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Player$ (2002)  Himself (2 episodes, 2003)
Tinseltown TV (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Meriadoc 'Merry' Brandybuck
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Richard & Judy (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
Good Day Live (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Monsignor Renard (2000)  Etienne Pierre Rollinger (3 episodes, 2000)
Total Request Live (1998)  Himself (3 episodes, 2001-2003)
SM:TV Live (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
The View (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Corazón de... (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Funny Women (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 1998)
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996)  Geoffrey Shawcross / ... (27 episodes, 1996-1998)
E! True Hollywood Story (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
MADtv (1995)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2005-2008)
Caiga quien caiga - CQC (1995)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Himself (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Troldspejlet (1989)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
This Morning (1988)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
Sidewalks Entertainment (1988)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
National Geographic Explorer (1985)  Himself / ... (1 episode, 2001)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Himself (2 episodes, 2005-2009)
Film '72 (1971)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Today (1952)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)

Producer ( 4 credits )

Atomica (2017) executive producer
The Millionaire Tour (2012) executive producer
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (2012) executive producer (2 episodes, 2014)
The Unknown (2012) producer (2 episodes, 2012)

Writer ( 1 credit )

The Long and Short of It (2003) (story)