Biography

Sir Ian Holm, CBE (born 12 September 1931) is a British actor known for his stage work and for many film roles. He received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in The Homecoming and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of King Lear. He was nominated for the 1981 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as athletics trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire. Other well-known film roles include the android Ash in Alien, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, and the hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the first and third films of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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Sir Ian Holm, CBE (born 12 September 1931) is a British actor known for his stage work and for many film roles. He received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in The Homecoming and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of King Lear. He was nominated for the 1981 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as athletics trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire. Other well-known film roles include the android Ash in Alien, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, and the hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the first and third films of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 111

Birthday 1931-09-12

Place of Birth Goodmayes, Essex, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Old Bilbo
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Older Bilbo
2009 1066: The Battle for Middle Earth as Storyteller
2009 1066: The Battle for Middle Earth(2 episodes) as Geschichtenerzähler
2007 Ratatouille as Skinner (voice)
2006 Ô Jérusalem as Ben Gurion
2006 Strangers with Candy as Dr. Putney
2006 The Treatment as Dr. Ernesto Morales
2006 Renaissance as Jonas Muller
2005 Lord of War as Simeon Weisz
2005 The Adventures of Errol Flynn as Narrator
2005 Chromophobia as Edward Aylesbury
2004 The Aviator as Professor Fitz
2004 D-Day 6.6.1944 as Narrator (voice)
2004 The Day After Tomorrow as Terry Rapson
2004 Garden State as Gideon Largeman
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Bilbo Baggins
2003 Monsters We Met as Narrator
2002 Prisoner of Paradise as Narrator (voice)
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Bilbo Baggins
2001 From Hell as Sir William Gull
2001 The Emperor's New Clothes as Napoleon Bonaparte / Sergeant Eugene Lenormand
2000 Esther Kahn as Nathan Quellen
2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells
2000 Bless the Child as Reverend Grissom
2000 The Miracle Maker as Pontius Pilate
2000 Joe Gould's Secret as Joe Gould
1999 Animal Farm as Squealer (voice)
1999 Wisconsin Death Trip as Narrator (voice)
1999 Rebelión en la Granja as Squealer
1999 eXistenZ as Kiri Vinokur
1999 Shanghai Vice as Narrator
1998 Alice Through the Looking Glass as White Knight
1998 King Lear as King Lear
1997 A Life Less Ordinary as Mr. Naville
1997 The Sweet Hereafter as Mitchell Stephens
1997 The Fifth Element as Father Vito Cornelius
1996 Night Falls on Manhattan as Liam Casey
1996 Big Night as Pascal
1996 Loch Ness as Water Bailiff
1995 Landscape as Duff
1994 The Madness of King George as Dr. Willis
1994 The Deep Blue Sea as Sir William Collyer
1994 Frankenstein as Baron Frankenstein
1993 The Return of the Borrowers(6 episodes)
1993 The Advocate as Albertus
1992 The Borrowers(12 episodes)
1992 Blue Ice as Sir Hector
1991 Naked Lunch as Tom Frost
1991 Kafka as Dr. Murnau
1991 A Season of Giants
1991 Uncle Vanya
1990 Hamlet as Polonius
1990 Chillers(1 episode)
1989 Henry V as Captain Fluellen
1988 Another Woman as Ken
1988 Game, Set, and Match(13 episodes) as Bernard Samson
1986 Murder by the Book as Hercule Poirot
1985 Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill as Eustace Edgehill
1985 Dreamchild as Reverend Charles L. Dodgson / Lewis Carroll
1985 Laughterhouse as Ben Singleton
1985 Wetherby as Stanley Pilborough
1985 Dance with a Stranger as Desmond Cussen
1985 Brazil as Mr. M. Kurtzmann
1984 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes as Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot
1982 Soft Targets as Alexei
1982 The Return of the Soldier as Doctor Anderson
1982 Inside the Third Reich as Dr. Joseph Goebbels
1981 Time Bandits as Napoleon
1981 Chariots of Fire as Sam Mussabini
1979 All Quiet on the Western Front as Himmelstoss
1979 S.O.S. Titanic as J. Bruce Ismay
1979 Alien as Ash
1979 Tales of the Unexpected(1 episode)
1978 Les Misérables as Thénardier
1978 Holocaust(6 episodes) as Heinrich Himmler
1978 The Thief of Bagdad as The Gatekeeper
1977 March or Die as El Krim
1977 The Man in the Iron Mask as Duval
1977 Jesus of Nazareth(4 episodes) as Zerah
1977 Jesus of Nazareth as Zerah
1976 Shout at the Devil as Mohammed
1976 Robin and Marian as King John
1974 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin as Wedderburn
1974 The Wood Demon
1974 Juggernaut as Nicholas Porter
1974 Napoleon and Love(9 episodes)
1974 NOVA(1 episode) as Narrator
1974 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin(1 episode) as Wedderburn
1973 The Homecoming as Lenny
1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries(1 episode)
1972 Young Winston as George E. Buckle
1971 Mary, Queen of Scots as David Riccio
1970 A Severed Head as Martin Lynch-Gibbon
1970 Play for Today(1 episode)
1969 Moonlight on the Highway
1969 Oh! What a Lovely War as President Poincare
1969 Edward the Confessor as Edward Gobey
1968 The Fixer as Grubeshov
1968 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Puck
1967 Natural World(7 episodes) as Narrator
1966 Mystery and Imagination(2 episodes)
1965 Play of the Month(2 episodes)
1965 The Wars of the Roses as King Richard III
1963 The Paradise Suite as Jamie Norton
1962 The Cherry Orchard as Trofimov
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1900 The Real Middle Earth as Narrator
1900 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells(0 episodes)
1900 We, the Accused(0 episodes)
1900 Moonlight on the Highway(0 episodes)

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