24 Precious Facts About Gollum

While Gollum might not always be the first character who comes to mind when discussing The Lord of the Rings, he is just as central to Tolkien’s world as Frodo, Aragorn, or Gandalf. Gollum incites complex, layered emotions in the audience, from fear to anger to pity, but he’s also the character that spawned the slew of “precious” jokes. Read on to discover more about the sad, twisted hobbit behind the mystery.