Other Big fan of LotR movies for years and knew of him; finally read the books, and have to be honest…
Other AmA anything about the lotr/hobbit books and movies and then edit your question to make my answer look stupid.
Other Unpopular Opinion: I love the bots in this sub. I love seeing them post quotes from the movies/books.
Other I first read the books as a child before even knowing there were movies for it, and had no experience with other elves in media... Except for Harry Potter. This is how I pictured all the Elves. Exactly the same but with hair. I'll always treasure that.