Elijah Wood Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


20th October 2015

Fact: Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood made his feature film debut in Back to the Future 2, when Michael J. Fox's Marty MCFly character visits the year 2015.


20th October 2015

Quote: "They call it Vin-Land... It is four trailers that form a square and then there's fake grass in the centre... His trailer, I think, has three storeys and it has a roof-deck... I never set foot in Vin-Land." Elijah Wood was impressed by his The Last Witch Hunter co-star Vin Diesel's home away from home.


15th July 2015

Tweet: "My heart goes out to Nick Cave and his family." Actor Elijah Wood sends his condolences to the Australian rocker after his teenage son plunged to his death from a cliff in East Sussex, England on Tuesday (14Jul15).


10th July 2015

Quote: "I wore a (character) Mike (Michael) Myers mask from (horror film) Halloween and I walked with ease... You can go anywhere; nobody knows it's you. I ran into Guillermo Del Toro, who was also wearing a mask." Actor Elijah Wood on visiting the Comic-Con convention in San Diego, California in disguise last year (14). The Lord of The Rings star is a regular at the event, but admits he only thought about wearing a mask and going incognito in 2014.


23rd June 2015

Tweet: "Oh man, sad to hear of James Horner's tragic passing. He left us with many an iconic score." The Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood adds his tribute to the late film composer, who died in a plane crash on Monday (22Jun15).


21st November 2014

Fact: Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood is planning to kick off 2015 by debuting his new Dj duo on a short U.S. club tour. Wood formed Wooden Wisdom with fellow Dj and music enthusiast Zach Cowie, and the act has booked five shows in January (15).


27th July 2014

Fact: Comedian and Lord Of The Rings superfan Stephen Colbert dressed up in a Middle Earth costume on Saturday (26Jul14) as he stepped onstage at the San Diego Comic-Con event in California to moderate a panel discussion with The Hobbit stars Elijah Wood, Cate Blanchett, Andy Serkis and Benedict Cumberbatch and filmmaker Peter Jackson.


19th June 2014

Quote: "Kids... see things, between the ages of one to four..., that aren't there... A friend of mine had a two year old who walked into their neighbour's house and looked in the corner and said, 'Make the scary man go away'. That's really frightening... There was no one there." Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood on the inspiration behind his new comedy horror movie Cooties, in which a group of killer zombie children attempt to take over a school.


30th November 2012

Fact: Actor Elijah Wood has added some star power to electronic musician Flying Lotus' latest music video. The Lord of the Rings star plays a baseball player who loses his arm in the promo for new track Tiny Tortures.


10th August 2012

Quote: "Putting on the feet again was very surreal. It was strange because it felt incredibly weird and yet totally normal. I did that for four years solid a while ago but it felt like no time had passed. Suddenly I was there in the same costume and the same wig. The ears were basically the same too - so everything was the same." Actor Elijah Wood is delighted to be donning his Frodo Baggins costume from Lord of the Rings for a reprisal in new film The Hobbit.


1st August 2012

Tweet: "Terribly sad to hear of the passing of Bill Doss; Elephant 6 co-founder and member of Olivia Tremor Control and the Apples In Stereo." Elijah Wood pays tribute to singer Bill Doss, who passed away earlier this week (begs30Jul12).


18th July 2012

Quote: "I did actually get a chance to visit the set, which was pretty mindblowing. I actually got to sit on the iron throne... We got to go through the sets, the costume department, the props; I actually got a Winterfell candle." Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood recently toured the Game of Thrones set during a trip to Northern Ireland, where the fantasy TV drama is shot.


5th June 2012

Fact: Pop star Ashlee Simpson has joined Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood and DJ Qualls in new movie Pawn Shop Chronicles, a dark comedy about the search for a missing wife.


23rd December 2011

Quote: "In some ways my work as a child feels separate. Like I've had two different careers." Elijah Wood reveals his early work as a child star feels like a distant memory.


27th November 2011

Quote: "It's been rebuilt for The Hobbit, but with sustainable materials - with real wood - so it'll always be there. So from now on you'll actually get to see Hobbiton and visit it as a real place. You can't stay there but they are turning the Green Dragon pub into a visitor centre." Actor Elijah Wood reveals movie bosses built the New Zealand set of the upcoming Lord Of The Rings prequel The Hobbit with green materials to ensure the iconic landmarks could become a tourist hotspot.


19th June 2011

Quote: "There was a time when I was going to play Iggy Pop. It scared me then, and it scares me now. I would hate to be responsible for f**king that up, but I would still love to do it." Elijah Wood on the latest about his on-off Iggy Pop biopic.


10th January 2011

Fact: Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood has signed on to join Eddie Izzard in a new TV adaptation of literary classic TREASURE ISLAND. The actor will play Ben Gunn opposite Izzard's Long John Silver in the mini-series, which will shoot on location in Ireland and Puerto Rico.


5th August 2010

Fact: Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood will be showing off his DJ-ing skills at Los Angeles record store Amoeba on Sunday (08Aug10) as part of the Amoeba Sunday Sound Matinee series, which also features former Salt-N-Pepa star Spinderella.


19th April 2010

Fact: Canadian rockers DANKO JONES have been given a big video boost - their latest promo for FULL OF REGRET features Lemmy, Selma Blair and Elijah Wood. In the video, Motorhead star Lemmy plays a mob boss, who hires actors Blair and Wood to kill the band members.


9th October 2008

Fact: Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood returned to Chile on Wednesday (08Oct08) to open new fashion exhibition War and Seduction in the capital of Santiago. The actor was previously on hand to open the show's venue, the Museum of Fashion, back in May (08).


5th December 2006

Quote: "The man sweats a lot... He actually comes with two T-shirts extra, so he'll work for, like, a couple of hours, work up a sweat, take off the T-shirt midway through, put on another one, get back to work again. Amazing." The Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood was stunned by hirsute HAPPY FEET co-star Robin Williams' profuse sweating.


19th November 2006

Fact: The Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood was left a little red-faced during a TV appearance on the TODAY show in America on Friday morning (17NOV06) when a South African penguin he was holding for a promotion piece on his new film HAPPY FEET excreted on him.


17th November 2006

Quote: "It's been three, four years since the movies came out and I literally hear it every day... I'm pretty sure a month ago a homeless man called me FRODO." Actor Elijah Wood is always recognised as Lord Of The Rings hero FRODO BAGGINS.


1st November 2006

Fact: Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood is the voice of purple dragon SPYRO in new videogame THE LEGEND OF SPYRO: A NEW BEGINNING. He says, "It appeals to the nerd in me."


20th September 2006

Fact: The Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood will launch his new record label with veteran alternative group THE APPLES IN STEREO. The group's new album, NEW MAGNETIC WONDER, will be the first release on the actor's new label, Simian Records.


24th May 2006

Fact: A host of stars including Denzel Washington, Alicia Keys, Matthew Mcconaughey, Elijah Wood and John Travolta have donated items to an online charity auction aiming to pay the medical bills of Terry Birch - a hearing-impared Utah caretaker - and his deaf wife, who is suffering from breast cancer.


3rd May 2006

Fact: THE LORD OF THE RINGS star Elijah Wood has shaved off all his hair for his role as a soldier in new movie DAY ZERO.


14th April 2006

Quote: "I was in an elevator with a stranger who was working up the courage to say something. He goes, 'Harry Potter?' I said, 'Nope.' That was all we said for the rest of the ride." THE LORD OF THE RINGS star Elijah Wood on his strangest encounter in an elevator.


11th September 2005

Quote: <p>"She's beautiful, she has an amazing body, she's an incredible actress." LORD OF THE RINGS star Elijah Wood admits to a crush on actress Jennifer Connelly. </p>


24th August 2005

Quote: <p>"I'm so f**king honest, and that gets me in trouble sometimes. That, drinking coffee and smoking cloves." Actor Elijah Wood unveils his list of vices. </p>


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