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Craig Parker (born 12 November 1970) is an actor from New Zealand, best known for his roles as Haldir in The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Two Towers (2003), Darken Rahl in Legend of the Seeker (2008–10) and Gaius Claudius Glaber in Spartacus. (2010–12)arker is best known for his role as Haldir of Lórien in The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, his performance of Bellerophon in Xena: Warrior Princess, and for playing Darken Rahl in Legend of the Seeker. He also does voice-overs for New Zealand documentaries. His recent work has also involved voice-over work in the recent Power Rangers series since the filming moved to New Zealand. He also starred in the TVNZ soap Shortland Street, as Guy Warner, a character that has made several return appearances, most recently involving a story where Guy ran off with his brother's wife, Toni, only to return months later as a drug addled loser who attempted to use his daughter to score drugs for him. It ultimately led to the death storyline of long term fan favourite Toni Warner. He has an older brother named David, and he also has an older sister. He is the reigning champion of New Zealand's Celebrity Joker Poker.

Parker starred as Darken Rahl in Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert's syndicated television series Legend of the Seeker. He also appears as Gaius Claudius Glaber in the Starz original series Spartacus: Blood and Sandwhich premiered on 22 January 2010 and is also produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert.

His grandfather moved from Edinburgh, Scotland to Fiji when he was stationed during his years of service in the British Army. Apart from Scottish ancestry, Parker has Welsh, Danish, English and Cornish ancestry.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Craig Parker (born 12 November 1970) is an actor from New Zealand, best known for his roles as Haldir in The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Two Towers (2003), Darken Rahl in Legend of the Seeker (2008–10) and Gaius Claudius Glaber in Spartacus. (2010–12)arker is best known for his role as Haldir of Lórien in The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, his performance of Bellerophon in Xena: Warrior Princess, and for playing Darken Rahl in Legend of the Seeker. He also does voice-overs for New Zealand documentaries. His recent work has also involved voice-over work in the recent Power Rangers series since the filming moved to New Zealand. He also starred in the TVNZ soap Shortland Street, as Guy Warner, a character that has made several return appearances, most recently involving a story where Guy ran off with his brother's wife, Toni, only to return months later as a drug addled loser who attempted to use his daughter to score drugs for him. It ultimately led to the death storyline of long term fan favourite Toni Warner. He has an older brother named David, and he also has an older sister. He is the reigning champion of New Zealand's Celebrity Joker Poker.

Parker starred as Darken Rahl in Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert's syndicated television series Legend of the Seeker. He also appears as Gaius Claudius Glaber in the Starz original series Spartacus: Blood and Sandwhich premiered on 22 January 2010 and is also produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert.

His grandfather moved from Edinburgh, Scotland to Fiji when he was stationed during his years of service in the British Army. Apart from Scottish ancestry, Parker has Welsh, Danish, English and Cornish ancestry.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1970-11-12

Place of Birth Suva - Fiji

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2 People(1 episode)
Waitangi - What Really Happened as Freeman
2013 Reign(56 episodes) as Stéphane Narcisse
2013 Sleepy Hollow(1 episode) as Colonel Tarleton
2012 Shackleton's Captain as Frank Worsley
2010 Spartacus(13 episodes) as Glaber
2009 Diplomatic Immunity(14 episodes)
2009 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans as Sabas
2008 Legend of the Seeker(44 episodes) as Darken Rahl
2003 NCIS(1 episode) as JAG Major Richard Huggins
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers as Haldir
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Haldir
2001 Mercy Peak(60 episodes)
2001 No One Can Hear You as Henley
1999 A Twist in the Tale(1 episode) as Larry Sharpe
1995 Xena: Warrior Princess(2 episodes)
1993 Power Rangers(38 episodes) as Motodrone (voice)

Visual Effects

2017 The RecceVisual Effects Producer

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