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Ian Holm

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ian Holm, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 12, 1931 In Goodmayes, Essex, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Paradise Suite 1963-02-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014-12-10
Known For
Movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Old Bilbo 2014-12-10
Movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Old Bilbo 2012-11-26
Movie 1066: The Battle for Middle Earth Storyteller 2009-05-18
Movie The Treatment Dr. Ernesto Morales 2007-05-04
Movie The Real Middle Earth Narrator 2007-06-01
Movie Ratatouille Skinner (voice) 2007-06-22
Movie Renaissance Jonas Muller 2006-03-16
Movie Strangers with Candy Dr. Putney 2006-07-28
Movie Ô Jerusalem Ben Gurion 2006-10-17
Movie Chromophobia Edward Aylesbury 2005-01-01
Movie The Adventures of Errol Flynn Narrator 2005-04-05
Movie The Day After Tomorrow Terry Rapson 2004-05-26
Movie Garden State Gideon Largeman 2004-07-28
Movie The Aviator Professor Fitz 2004-12-17
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Bilbo 2003-12-01
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Ash / Himself (archive footage) 2003-12-02
Movie The Emperor's New Clothes Napoleon Bonaparte / Sergeant Eugene Lenormand 2001-01-01
Movie From Hell Sir William Gull 2001-02-08
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Bilbo 2001-12-18
Movie Joe Gould's Secret Joe Gould 2000-01-21
Movie Bless the Child Reverend Grissom 2000-08-11
Movie The Miracle Maker Pontius Pilate 2000-03-31
Movie eXistenZ Kiri Vinokur 1999-04-14
Movie Simon Magus Sirius / Boris / The Devil 1999-02-17
Movie The Match Big Tam 1999-08-13
Movie King Lear King Lear 1998-03-21
Movie Alice Through the Looking Glass White Knight 1998-12-26
Movie The Sweet Hereafter Mitchell Stephens 1997-09-25
Movie The Fifth Element Father Vito Cornelius 1997-05-02
Movie A Life Less Ordinary Mr. Naville 1997-10-24
Movie Incognito John (uncredited) 1997-11-14
Movie Loch Ness Water Bailiff 1996-08-23
Movie Night Falls on Manhattan Liam Casey 1996-10-22
Movie The Deep Blue Sea Sir William Collyer 1994-11-12
Movie The Madness of King George Dr. Willis 1994-12-28
Movie The Hour of The Pig Albertus 1993-09-25
Series The Return of the Borrowers 1993-11-14
Movie Blue Ice Sir Hector 1992-10-09
Series The Borrowers 1992-11-08
Movie A Season of Giants Lorenzo de' Medici 1991-11-04
Movie Hamlet Polonius 1990-12-19
Movie The Endless Game Control 1989-08-20
Movie Henry V Captain Fluellen 1989-10-05
Series Game, Set, and Match Bernard Samson 1988-10-03
Movie Another Woman Ken 1988-10-13
Movie Murder by the Book Hercule Poirot 1986-01-01
Movie Dance with a Stranger Desmond Cussen 1985-03-01
Movie Wetherby Stanley Pilborough 1985-06-19
Movie Brazil Mr. M. Kurtzmann 1985-02-20
Movie Laughterhouse Ben Singleton 1985-10-01
Movie Dreamchild Reverend Charles L. Dodgson / Lewis Carroll 1985-10-04
Movie Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot 1984-03-30
Movie The Return of the Soldier Doctor Anderson 1983-01-06
Movie Inside the Third Reich Dr. Joseph Goebbels 1982-05-09
Movie Soft Targets Alexei 1982-10-19
Movie Chariots of Fire Sam Mussabini 1981-05-15
Movie Time Bandits Napoleon 1981-07-13
Movie The Misanthrope Alceste 1980-01-27
Movie S.O.S. Titanic J. Bruce Ismay 1979-09-23
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Himmelstoss 1979-11-14
Series Holocaust Heinrich Himmler 1978-04-16
Movie The Lost Boys J.M. Barrie 1978-10-11
Series Jesus of Nazareth Zerah 1977-01-06
Movie March or Die El Krim 1977-09-08
Movie The Man in the Iron Mask Duval 1977-07-07
Movie Shout at the Devil Mohammed 1976-04-12
Series The Lives of Benjamin Franklin Wedderburn 1974-01-01
Movie The Wood Demon 1974-11-17
Series Napoleon and Love 1974-03-05
Movie Juggernaut Nicholas Porter 1974-09-25
Movie The Homecoming Lenny 1973-10-29
Movie Young Winston George E. Buckle 1972-07-20
Movie Mary, Queen of Scots David Riccio 1971-12-22
Movie Nicholas and Alexandra Yakovlev 1971-11-29
Movie A Severed Head Martin Lynch-Gibbon 1970-12-01
Movie Edward the Confessor Edward Gobey 1969-02-24
Movie Oh! What a Lovely War President Poincare 1969-03-10
Movie Moonlight on the Highway 1969-04-12
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Puck 1968-09-30
Movie The Fixer Grubeshov 1968-12-08
Movie The Wars of the Roses King Richard III 1965-04-08
Movie The Paradise Suite Jamie Norton 1963-02-24
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