English author, poet, and professor who wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He was ranked by The Times, a London newspaper, as one of the 50 greatest English authors since 1945 and he is widely considered to be the father of the modern fantasy genre.
He and his younger brother were born in South Africa to Mabel Suffield Tolkien and English banker Arthur Reuel Tolkien. J.R.R. Tolkien married Edith Mary Bratt in 1916, and she became the inspiration for several of his fantasy characters, most notably Arwen Evenstar and Luthien Tinuviel. He had three sons, Christopher, Michael, and John, and a daughter, Priscilla.
J.R.R. Tolkien Age
How old is J.R.R. Tolkien? He was born in 1892, he was 130 years old at the time of his death.
J.R.R. Tolkien Height & Weight
How tall was J.R.R. Tolkien? He stood 5 feet 9 inches (174 cm) tall.
J.R.R. Tolkien Wiki
|Age||130 years old|
|Birthday||January 3, 1892|
|Date of Death||September 2, 1973|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 9 in (174 cm)|