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Albert Dreary was a Man of Bree during the Third Age in Peter Jackson's film trilogies.

He is non-canonical as he doesn't appear in the books.

Portrayal in adaptations

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Peter Jackson cameo

Albert in TA 2941

In TA 2940, when Thorin Oakenshield came to Bree to have a visit at the inn of the Prancing Pony after failing to find his father Thráin in Dunland, Albert went out of a pub looking drunk, and ate the tip of a carrot before he departed.

The Fellowship of the Ring

Many years later in TA 3018, when Frodo Baggins, Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took, and Meriadoc Brandybuck went to visit the inn to meet with Gandalf, Albert appeared once again eating a carrot and belched as they went past him.


When Peter Jackson was playing Albert during The Fellowship of the Ring he originally was smoking a pipe. However after a few takes he was feeling sick of the smoke and picked up a carrot lying on the road, wiped it off and used it instead.

Albert Dreary was portrayed by Peter Jackson in The Fellowship of the Ring and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, who was the director of the film series. His name became identified at Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and the Middle-earth Role Playing card game.


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