Angus Dunn was a New Zealand model and actor who played an Elf in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. He worked with New Zealand actor Hamish Bevin, who plays a man of Lake-town. Both he and Bevin drew on their experience as Logistics Officers in the Army Reserve to build their characters.

Angus Dunn is also well known for the work he put into developing Op Respect, an anti-harassment program for the NZDF.