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Dean O Gorman English Actor
  • DOB : 01-12-1976
  • Age : 46
  • Star Sign : Sagittarius
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Dean Lance O'Gorman's birth date is 1st December 1976. He is a New Zealand actor, artist, and photographer. In The Hobbit trilogy, he portrayed the dwarf Fli, and in the fantasy series The Almighty Johnsons, he played the Norse God Bragi/Anders Johnson. He also played Kirk Douglas Kirk Douglas is a veteran Hollywood actor and dire >> Read More... Kirk Douglas in Trumbo, a biopic on writer Dalton Trumbo (2015). Lance and Christine O'Gorman, landscape artists, raised O'Gorman in Auckland, New Zealand. Brett, his younger brother, is an actor and comedian as well. He is of Irish and English descent; his maternal grandfather was an English paratrooper during WWII. O'Gorman began karate at the age of eleven and attended Rangitoto College in Auckland. He had intended to pursue graphic design at first.

O'Gorman was found by a casting agent at the age of 12 during a school speaking competition. After appearing in a variety of television parts in the Australian film The Rogue Stallion, he landed a lead role in the 1995 adolescent romance Bonjour Timothy. He received a Best Actor nomination at the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy. Following that, he co-starred as Mark in the ensemble drama When Love Comes and starred opposite Melanie Lynskey in the road movie Snakeskin, which won five New Zealand Film and Television Awards in 2001. O'Gorman was cast as the Dwarf Fili in Peter Jackson's three-part cinematic version of The Hobbit in April 2011. He then made a cameo appearance in an Air New Zealand commercial. O'Gorman plays Kirk Douglas in Jay Roach's 2015 film Trumbo, which includes a recreation of the production of Spartacus. In the 2017 film Pork Pie, he plays a depressed writer and received critical acclaim at Cannes.

O'Gorman is a photographer and artist in addition to being an actor. During an interview with Tom Cardy, he admitted to having difficulty obtaining job during his first year in Los Angeles. He was nearly bankrupt until he was found by a friend's agency and began to acquire more employment, splitting his time between painting, photography, and acting. Between June 19–23, 2012, he presented his debut show at the Page Blackie Gallery in Wellington, New Zealand. The exhibition's topic was the Vietnam War. In January 2016, O'Gorman married his long-term lover Sarah Wilson. His daughter was born in May of 2019.