While I'm sure many Elves were quite ordinary folk and led quiet, ordinary lives - or as ordinary as you can get, being an elf - the Elves Tolkien writes most about are, of course, the movers and the shakers of the Elf Kindreds. These are the Elves whose beauty or wisdom or valor or greed (and sometimes all of those together) made them standouts among an already exceptional people. Their stories are heroic, often tragic, and always fascinating.

Here then for your amusement and edification is a round up of the star players among Tolkien's Elves. I've given a brief biography of each, along with a picture of how I imagine them looking. (My opinion only - no flames please. ^_~)

NOTE:  Currently this is a work in progress. New Elves will be added each week until it is complete.

 Vanyarin Elves Noldorin Elves   Mixed Elves

Ingwë

Indis

Ingwion


Teleri/Sindarin Elves

Elwë /Elu Thingol

Olwë

Círdan

Celeborn

Ëol

Thranduil

Amroth

Finwë

Miriel

Fëanor

Nerdanel

Maedhros

Maglor

Celegorm

Caranthir

Curufin

Amrod & Amras

Glorfindel

Gil-galad

Erestor


The Halfelven

 Dior Eluchil

Eärendil

Elwing

Elrond

Elladan & Elrohir

Arwen

Fingolfin

Finarfin

Finrod

Fingon

Turgon

Galadriel

Celebrían

Luthien

Legolas

Maeglin