Birth Date: December 8, 1976 / Age: 39
Birth Place: Berlin, Germany
Biography: Dominic Monaghan (born December 8, 1976 in Berlin) is an actor who was thrust into stardom with the success of Peter Jackson's adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in which he played the character of Merry Brandybuck.
Born and raised in Berlin, Dominic and his family moved to Manchester, England when he was 12. In addition to speaking fluent German, he has a knack at impersonations and accents. His first major role was in the BBC television series, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, in which he played the sidekick of Hetty (Patricia Routledge). Dominic now plays the character Charlie on the television show Lost.
He currently lives in Hawaii with girlfriend, Evangeline Lilly.
Dominic also portrays himself as a Metrosexual as well as a supporter of equal rights, to end homophobia, sexism and racism.
He is also a keen environmentalist, and has been active in planting/preservation of trees and forests, to find out more visit Monaghan's enviromental protection website. He owns a small forest in India.