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"Proudfeet!"
Odo Proudfoot correcting his cousin Bilbo

Odo Proudfoot was a Hobbit of the Shire, and a cousin of Bilbo Baggins. He characteristically had exceptionally large and hairy feet.

Biography

Proudfoot

Odo Proudfoot at Bilbo's Farewell Birthday Party

Odo Proudfoot was the cousin of Bilbo Baggins. Odo was born in TA 2904 (SR 1304). His parents were Bodo Proudfoot and Linda (Baggins) Proudfoot – aunt of Bilbo. He had a son named Olo to an unnamed wife and a mischievous grandson Sancho Proudfoot.

Odo Proudfoot was a guest at Bilbo's Farewell Birthday Party on September 22, 1401 (3001). He became annoyed when Bilbo used the incorrect plural of his family name: Proudfoots instead of the correct Proudfeet. When Bilbo disappeared using his Magic Ring, Odo took his feet off the table and stamped on the ground.

Odo Proudfoot died in TA 3005 (SR 1405) of the Third Age.[1][2][3]

Portrayal in adaptations

In the first and third movies of Peter Jackson's film trilogy, Odo was portrayed by Noel Appleby, credited as "Everard Proudfoot". In the first film, he is chastised by his wife for enjoying Gandalf's fireworks as Gandalf had been labeled as a disturber of the peace; Proudfoot's role during the party is the same.

In the third film, he appears briefly watching Frodo and his friends returning to the Shire and later in the Green Dragon Inn.

Voice dubbing actors

Foreign Language Voice dubbing artist
Portuguese (Brazil) (Television/DVD) Ivo Roberto
German Michael Rüth
Italian (Italy) Giampaolo Genovesi

Translations

Foreign Language Translated name
Finnish Odo Jalojalka
French Odo Fierpied
German Odo Stolzfuß
Hebrew אודו גא-רגל
Italian Odo Tronfipiede
Portuguese (Brazil) Odo Pé-soberbo

References

  1. The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, Book One, Chapter I: "A Long-expected Party"
  2. The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C: Family Trees, Baggins of Hobbiton
  3. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth

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