The deformed Orc leader Gothmog (Lawrence Makoare) does not appear in the original novel of "The Lord of the Rings", at least not explicitly. The name appears twice in J.R.R. Tolkien's works. First, Gothmog was the name of the Lord of the Balrogs in...
[About the ball-and-chain weapon he used as the Witch-King in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King' (2003)] "Some people call it a mace, some call it a morning-star, I called it 'damned heavy'."
This hulking Kiwi actor almost always plays villainous brutes due to his size.
Bastion Point, Auckland, New Zealand
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