Jarl Benzon (born 22 September 1976) is a Danish born New Zealand actor who portrays Glorfindel in the film The Return of the King and another elf in the prologue of The Fellowship of the Ring. It is unknown if this elf is Glorfindel. He is also an artist and worked in the Art Department (greens) in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Jarl also appeared in another of Peter Jackson's work, King Kong, as a New Yorker.


Jarl was born in Svenborg, Denmark. His older brother Jørn Benzon plays Rumil.


  • His first name is pronounced Yarl.
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