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Ian Holm

Actor | * 09/12/1931 (87) | Goodmayes, Essex, England, UK
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Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert (born 12 September 1931), known as Ian Holm, is an English actor known for his stage work and 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 won the 1981 BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as athletics trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire, for which he was also nominated for an Academy Award. His other well-known film roles include Ash in Alien, Sir William Gull in From Hell, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, and the hobbit Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Ian Holm

Laurence Olivier Award Commander of The Order of The British Empire Annie Award Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with Ian Holm as Actor(98)

as Narrator2019 The Real Middle Earth
as Skinner (voice)2007 Ratatouille
as Ben Gurion2006 Ô Jerusalem
as Dr. Ernesto Morales2006 The Treatment
as Jonas Muller2006 Renaissance
as Dr. Putney2006 Strangers with Candy
as Edward Aylesbury2005 Chromophobia
as Simeon Weisz2005 Lord of War
as Narrator2005 The Queen of Trees
as Gideon Largeman2004 Garden State
as Professor Fitz2004 The Aviator
as Narrator (voice)2004 D-Day 6.6.1944
as Terry Rapson2004 The Day After Tomorrow
as Narrator2003 Monsters We Met
as Ash / Himself (archive footage)2003 The Beast Within: Making 'Alien'
as Narrator (voice)2002 Prisoner of Paradise
as Sir William Gull2001 From Hell
as Napoleon Bonaparte / Sergeant Eugene Lenormand2001 The Emperor's New Clothes
as Joe Gould2000 Joe Gould's Secret
as Nathan Quellen2000 Esther Kahn
as Pontius Pilate2000 The Miracle Maker
as Reverend Grissom2000 Bless the Child
as Big Tam1999 The Match
as Narrator (voice)1999 Wisconsin Death Trip
as Kiri Vinokur1999 eXistenZ
as Sirius / Boris / The Devil1999 Simon Magus
as Squealer (voice)1999 Animal Farm
as King Lear1998 King Lear
as John (uncredited)1997 Incognito
as Father Vito Cornelius1997 The Fifth Element
as Mitchell Stephens1997 The Sweet Hereafter
as Mr. Naville1997 A Life Less Ordinary
as Pascal1996 Big Night
as Liam Casey1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
as Water Bailiff1996 Loch Ness
as Duff1995 Landscape
as Dr. Willis1994 The Madness of King George
as Baron Frankenstein1994 Frankenstein
as Sir William Collyer1994 The Deep Blue Sea
as Albertus1993 The Advocate
as Sir Hector1992 Blue Ice
as Dr. Murnau1991 Kafka
as Lorenzo de' Medici1991 A Season of Giants
as Tom Frost1991 Naked Lunch
as Polonius1990 Hamlet
as Control1989 The Endless Game
as Captain Fluellen1989 Henry V
as Ken1988 Another Woman
as Hercule Poirot1986 Murder by the Book
as Andrew Crocker-Harris1985 The Browning Version
as Eustace Edgehill1985 Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill
as Ben Singleton1985 Laughterhouse
as Desmond Cussen1985 Dance with a Stranger
as Stanley Pilborough1985 Wetherby
as Mr. M. Kurtzmann1985 Brazil
as Reverend Charles L. Dodgson / Lewis Carroll1985 Dreamchild
as Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot1984 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
as Dr. Joseph Goebbels1982 Inside the Third Reich
as Doctor Anderson1982 The Return of the Soldier
as Alexei1982 Soft Targets
as Napoleon1981 Time Bandits
as Sam Mussabini1981 Chariots of Fire
as Alceste1980 The Misanthrope
as J. Bruce Ismay1979 S.O.S. Titanic
as Ash1979 Alien
as The Gatekeeper1978 The Thief of Bagdad
as Thénardier1978 Les Misérables
as J.M. Barrie1978 The Lost Boys
as El Krim1977 March or Die
as King John1976 Robin and Marian
as Mohammed1976 Shout at the Devil
as Nicholas Porter1974 Juggernaut
as Lenny1973 The Homecoming
as George E. Buckle1972 Young Winston
as David Riccio1971 Mary, Queen of Scots
as Yakovlev1971 Nicholas and Alexandra
as Martin Lynch-Gibbon1970 A Severed Head
as President Poincare1969 Oh! What a Lovely War
as Edward Gobey1969 Edward the Confessor
as Grubeshov1968 The Fixer
as Gunner Flynn1968 The Bofors Gun
as King Richard III1965 The Wars of the Roses
as Jamie Norton1963 The Paradise Suite
as Trofimov1962 The Cherry Orchard

TV Shows/Series with Ian Holm as Actor(19)

as Geschichtenerzähler2009 1066: The Battle for Middle Earth
as Narrator (voice)2003 Days That Shook the World
as Himself - Narrator1999 Shanghai Vice
as Bernard Samson1988 Game, Set, and Match
as Narrator1983 Natural World
as Heinrich Himmler1978 Holocaust
as Zerah1977 Jesus of Nazareth
as Narrator1974 NOVA

Full Name: Ian Holm
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 09/12 1931 (September) in Goodmayes (current age: 87 years + 287 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Penelope Wilton
Other names for Ian Holm (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Иэн Холм"
Ian Holm frequently works together with these people:
Declan Mulholland (21x, Cast)
Peter Jackson (15x, Crew)
Howard Shore (12x, Crew)
Peter Burr (11x, Crew)
Fran Walsh (8x, Crew)
Judi Dench (7x, Actress)
Kenneth Branagh (7x, Actor)
Alan Lee (7x, Crew)
Aneek Chaudhuri (7x, Crew)
Terry Gilliam (6x, Actor)
Cyril Cusack (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:700, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/17/2019