Other Names: Meriadoc, Merry the Magnificent
Date of Birth: 1382 S.R.
Date of Death: Unknown
Height: 4 ft.
Hair Color: Brown
Parents: Saradoc, Esmeralada
History: Merry's youth was spent in Buckland. He became entangled in the Tale of the Ring we he agreed to venture with Frodo to Rivendell. When it was decided by Elrond that he would travel with the Fellowship of the Ring his fate was sealed. When the company reached Emyn Muil, Pippin and Merry were kidnapped by Orcs. They escaped and met the Ent named Fangorn. They witnessed the Ent army destroy Isengard. After that battle the met up again with the fellowship. Then Merry was separated from his friend Pippin. Merry then went to Rohan where he befriended the king and became his esquire. When the King Theoden would not allow him to ride to Gondor with the Riders of the Mark, he was smuggled by a young rider named Dernhelm. Merry fought valiantly on the fields of Pelennor and aided in the slaying of the Dark Lieutenant. He sat by Theoden's side and watched his king lay dying before him. After all wounds were healed and the War of the Ring ended, He returned with his three companions to the Shire. There they fended off the Men sent by Saruman. In his old age, he traveled with Pippin to Gondor, and they spent their remaining years with King Elessar. It is said that when King Elessar passed away he was set beside Pippin and Merry in Rath Dinen.
|The part of Merry will be played by
Dominic Monaghan in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. He will be appearing in The
Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King.
His total screen time is not currently known.