Dominic Monaghan is an English actor famous for his portrayal of Meriadoc Brandybuck in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003). In 2009 he played the part of Chris Bradley (a.k.a. Bolt) in the commercially successful sci-fi actioner X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
Following the success of the Lord of the Rings franchise, Monaghan was cast in the role of Charlie Pace on the popular TV series "Lost". The role, which lasted from 2004-2010, earned him several accolades, including nominations for both a Prism Award and a Saturn Award in the year 2005.