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Bingo Baggins

Bingo Baggins
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Bingo Baggins from The Hobbit (2003 video game)
Biographical Information
LocationThe Shire
BirthS.R. 1264
DeathS.R. 1360 (aged 96)
ParentageMungo Baggins and Laura Grubb
SiblingsBungo, Belba, Longo and Linda
SpouseChica Chubb
ChildrenFalco Chubb-Baggins
Physical Description
GalleryImages of Bingo Baggins

Bingo Baggins (S.R. 1264-1360) was a Hobbit of the Shire.


[edit] History

Bingo was the youngest of the five children of Mungo Baggins and Laura Grubb, and an uncle of Bilbo Baggins. He married Chica Chubb, and their son Falco Chubb-Baggins was born in S.R. 1303.[1]

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In early manuscripts of The Lord of the Rings, the name Bingo was used of the character that would later be named Frodo.[2]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2003: The Hobbit (2003 video game):

Five portraits are clustered on a wall in Bag End. One of them is Bingo, and one of Bilbo's lines when looking at the portraits is "Good old Uncle Bingo".


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "Baggins of Hobbiton"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Return of the Shadow, "The First Phase: I. A Long-expected Party, (iii) The Third Version", pp. 28, 34 (note 1)