Best known as: Hero of The Lord of the Rings
Aragorn is a leader of the Fellowship of the Ring, the hardy group of heroes in the J.R.R. Tolkien
fantasy trilogy The Lord of the Rings
. Ally of the wizard Gandalf
and guide to the ring-bearer Frodo
, Aragorn is a woodsman and warrior with noble blood. He is betrothed to the elf maiden Arwen Evenstar
Aragorn often calls himself "Aragorn son of Arathorn"; his other names include Strider, Elfstone and Elessar… He is unrelated to the real-life historical figure Catherine of Aragon… Aragorn was played by Viggo Mortensen in the hit Lord of the Rings film trilogy, which was released from 2001-2003.
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- Lord of the Rings, Who's Who - The primary characters in the Fellowship of the Ring
- Viggo Mortensen - Biography of Viggo Mortensen, Aragorn in the movie series The Lord of the Rings
- J.R.R. Tolkien - Biography of J.R.R. Tolkien, The author of The Lord of the Rings