John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh
actor and voice actor known for his portrayal of Gimli in The Lord of
the Rings trilogy and the charismatic Arab excavator Sallah in the
Indiana Jones films. He also played Agent Michael Malone in the 1993
remake of the 1950s television series The Untouchables, Pilot Vasco
Rodrigues in the mini-series Shōgun, Professor Maximillian Arturo in
Sliders, King Richard I in Robin of Sherwood, General Leonid Pushkin in
the James Bond film The Living Daylights, and Macro in I, Claudius.
Additionally, he provided the voices of Cassim in Disney's Aladdin and
the King of Thieves, Man Ray in SpongeBob SquarePants, Hades in Justice
League and Tobias in the computer game Freelancer.