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Sala Baker (born 22 September 1976) is a New Zealand actor and stuntman. He is best known for portraying the villain Sauron in the Lord of the Rings trilogy by Peter Jackson.

Sala Baker
Born (1976-09-22)22 September 1976 (age 45)
Wellington, New Zealand
OccupationActor, stuntman
Years active2001–present

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Originally hired as one of several stunt performers for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, he ended up landing the part of the Dark Lord Sauron. In addition, he also played several Orcs, a Gondorian, and one of the Rohirrim. Outside of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Baker has performed in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, two Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Deadpool 2, Braven, Sleepless, and Mile 22.

Baker was also a part of the miscellaneous crew in the making of The Last Samurai in 2003.

Actor

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Sauron and Lugdush Voiced by Alan Howard as Sauron
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Haradrim warrior
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Sauron and Murgash Voiced by Alan Howard as Sauron
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Stunts
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
2006 Potheads: The Movie Grim
F8 Bouncer
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Stunts
2007 Next
Epic Movie
The Kingdom Kidnapper Uncredited
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Pirate
2008 Stiletto Store Clerk
The Prince of Venice Lani
2009 Race to Witch Mountain Stunts
Gamer Mercenary Uncredited
Star Trek Drill Tower Romulan
Blood and Bone Jesus
2010 The Expendables Mercenary Uncredited
The Book of Eli Construction Thug
The A-Team Man Uncredited
2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Stunts
2012 Contraband
Savages Motorcycle Cop
Battleship Soldier Uncredited
2013 Parker Ernesto
Iron Man 3 Extremis Soldier
2014 Falcon Rising Gang Member 2
The Equalizer Teddy's Guy
Transcendence Stunts Uncredited
2015 Ant-Man
2016 Captain America:
Civil War
The Nice Guys Body Guard
79 Parts Gonzo
Deadpool Stunts Uncredited
Central Intelligence Body Guard
2017 Fist Fight Stunts
Bright Gang Banger Uncredited
Sleepless Henchmen
2018 Braven Mercenary
Deadpool 2 Older
Firefist
Mile 22 Assassin
2021 Jungle Cruise

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2007 24 Stunts 2 Episodes - Uncredited
Prison Break World Uncredited
2008 The Unit Luis Uncredited
2009 Chuck Terrorist Bodyguard Uncredited
2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Henchman #1 Uncredited
True Blood Vampire 2 Episodes - Uncredited
The Mentalist Stunts 4 Episodes - Uncredited
2014 The Last Ship Stunts Uncredited
The Mentalist Stunts 3 Episodes
2015 The Player Stunts Uncredited
2016 Power Rangers Dino Super Charge Lord Arcanon Uncredited
2017 Iron Fist Stunts Uncredited
2018 Mayans M.C. Stunts Uncredited
Westworld Arno Uncredited
2019 The Mandalorian Klatooinian Raider Captain

Stunts

Miscellaneous crew

Year Award Category Film Result
2001 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award Best Cast
Shared with Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Marton Csokas, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Lawrence Makoare, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Martyn Sanderson, Liv Tyler, David Weatherley, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Won
2002 Best Cast
Shared with Sean Astin, John Bach, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Brad Dourif, Bernard Hill, Bruce Hopkins, Christopher Lee, John Leigh, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, Miranda Otto, Craig Parker, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Won
2003 Best Cast
Shared with Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Nominated
2008 Taurus Award Best Fight The Kingdom Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture Nominated
2010 Star Trek Won
  1. Philip, Tom (22 May 2018). "Deadpool 2's Julian Dennison Isn't in a Hurry to Grow Up". GQ. Archived from the original on 22 May 2018. Retrieved23 May 2018.

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Sala Baker Article Talk Language Watch Edit This article needs additional citations for verification Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources Unsourced material may be challenged and removed Find sources Sala Baker news newspapers books scholar JSTOR May 2018 Learn how and when to remove this template message Sala Baker born 22 September 1976 is a New Zealand actor and stuntman He is best known for portraying the villain Sauron in the Lord of the Rings trilogy by Peter Jackson Sala BakerBorn 1976 09 22 22 September 1976 age 45 Wellington New ZealandOccupationActor stuntmanYears active2001 present Contents 1 Career 2 Filmography 2 1 Actor 2 1 1 Film 2 1 2 Television 2 2 Stunts 2 3 Miscellaneous crew 3 Awards and nominations 4 References 5 External linksCareer EditOriginally hired as one of several stunt performers for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy he ended up landing the part of the Dark Lord Sauron In addition he also played several Orcs a Gondorian and one of the Rohirrim Outside of The Lord of the Rings trilogy Baker has performed in The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe two Pirates of the Caribbean movies Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows Deadpool 2 Braven Sleepless and Mile 22 Baker was also a part of the miscellaneous crew in the making of The Last Samurai in 2003 Filmography EditActor Edit Film Edit Year Title Role Notes2001 The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring Sauron and Lugdush Voiced by Alan Howard as Sauron2002 The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers Haradrim warrior2003 The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King Sauron and Murgash Voiced by Alan Howard as SauronPirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl Stunts2005 The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe2006 Potheads The Movie GrimF8 BouncerPirates of the Caribbean Dead Man s Chest Stunts2007 NextEpic MovieThe Kingdom Kidnapper UncreditedPirates of the Caribbean At World s End Pirate2008 Stiletto Store ClerkThe Prince of Venice Lani2009 Race to Witch Mountain StuntsGamer Mercenary UncreditedStar Trek Drill Tower RomulanBlood and Bone Jesus2010 The Expendables Mercenary UncreditedThe Book of Eli Construction ThugThe A Team Man Uncredited2011 Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows Stunts2012 ContrabandSavages Motorcycle CopBattleship Soldier Uncredited2013 Parker ErnestoIron Man 3 Extremis Soldier2014 Falcon Rising Gang Member 2The Equalizer Teddy s GuyTranscendence Stunts Uncredited2015 Ant Man2016 Captain America Civil WarThe Nice Guys Body Guard79 Parts GonzoDeadpool Stunts UncreditedCentral Intelligence Body Guard2017 Fist Fight StuntsBright Gang Banger UncreditedSleepless Henchmen2018 Braven MercenaryDeadpool 2 Older Firefist 1 Mile 22 Assassin2021 Jungle CruiseTelevision Edit Year Title Role Notes2007 24 Stunts 2 Episodes UncreditedPrison Break World Uncredited2008 The Unit Luis Uncredited2009 Chuck Terrorist Bodyguard Uncredited2013 NCIS Los Angeles Henchman 1 UncreditedTrue Blood Vampire 2 Episodes UncreditedThe Mentalist Stunts 4 Episodes Uncredited2014 The Last Ship Stunts UncreditedThe Mentalist Stunts 3 Episodes2015 The Player Stunts Uncredited2016 Power Rangers Dino Super Charge Lord Arcanon Uncredited2017 Iron Fist Stunts Uncredited2018 Mayans M C Stunts UncreditedWestworld Arno Uncredited2019 The Mandalorian Klatooinian Raider CaptainStunts Edit The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Stunts The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers 2002 Stunt Performer The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King 2003 Stunts uncredited Pirates of the Caribbean The Curse of the Black Pearl 2003 Stunts The Chronicles of Narnia The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe 2005 Stunts Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man s Chest 2006 Stunt Native Epic Movie 2007 Stunts Deadliest Warrior 2009 Weapons Demonstration The A Team 2010 StuntsMiscellaneous crew Edit The Last Samurai 2003 Location Manager Split Unit The Long and Short of It 2003 Traffic Controller Grip Deadliest Warrior Shaolin Monk vs Maori Warrior TV 2009 Himself demonstrating Maori weaponsAwards and nominations EditYear Award Category Film Result2001 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award Best Cast Shared with Sean Astin Sean Bean Cate Blanchett Orlando Bloom Billy Boyd Marton Csokas Ian Holm Christopher Lee Lawrence Makoare Ian McKellen Dominic Monaghan Viggo Mortensen John Rhys Davies Martyn Sanderson Liv Tyler David Weatherley Hugo Weaving Elijah Wood The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring Won2002 Best Cast Shared with Sean Astin John Bach Cate Blanchett Orlando Bloom Billy Boyd Brad Dourif Bernard Hill Bruce Hopkins Christopher Lee John Leigh Ian McKellen Dominic Monaghan Viggo Mortensen Miranda Otto Craig Parker John Rhys Davies Liv Tyler Karl Urban Hugo Weaving David Wenham Elijah Wood The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers Won2003 Best Cast Shared with Sean Astin Sean Bean Cate Blanchett Orlando Bloom Billy Boyd Bernard Hill Ian Holm Ian McKellen Dominic Monaghan Viggo Mortensen John Noble Miranda Otto John Rhys Davies Andy Serkis Liv Tyler Karl Urban Hugo Weaving David Wenham Elijah Wood The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King Nominated2008 Taurus Award Best Fight The Kingdom NominatedScreen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture Nominated2010 Star Trek WonReferences Edit Philip Tom 22 May 2018 Deadpool 2 s Julian Dennison Isn t in a Hurry to Grow Up GQ Archived from the original on 22 May 2018 Retrieved 23 May 2018 External links EditSala Baker at IMDb Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Sala Baker amp oldid 1056637511, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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