Baker, Orion Barnes, Erin Bennett. Sign in. In the film, they wear shiny masks to hide their horrific faces, which is an element of fiction created by 300 author Frank Miller.
Edit Storyline Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers 300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000. The Spartans were not as 'good' as the movie portrays them to be. After 3 days of battle all the Greeks were killed.
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
Production Co: They never get the same press as the Spartans. November 13, 1969 Birthplace: Ephialtes Rodrigo Santoro... Persia Death: Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.
They were called the Immortals because they always maintained a strength of exactly 10,000 men.
However, the real Greek traitor Ephialtes, a local shepard, was most likely not a horribly disfigured hunchback. True to history quotes from the movie include Leonidas' response on the first day of battle when Xerxes demands that the Greeks surrender their arms.
Rodrigo, who starred on ABC's Lost , is around 6'2". The Persian felt that the Queen a woman should not speak on such matters. Sad of me?
Javad Shamqadri, an art advisor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, charged that the movie was "part of a comprehensive U. He said: An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle. Actor Rodrigo Santoro portrays the 9-foot-tall Xerxes in the film. Official Facebook.
Share this Rating Title: The Persians did use horses in battle, as their army was twenty percent cavalry.