Ian Holm is a multi award-winning English actor known for playing the character Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series of fantasy adventure films. His other notable film credits include 1979's Alien, 1981's Chariots of Fire and 1997's The Fifth Element. Away from his film roles, he is also renowned for his stage work. Over the years, he has played starring roles in a number of plays, including The Homecoming, in which he received a Tony Award for his performance.
He has been married several times. In 1991, he got married to his third wife actress Penelope Wilton. The marriage ended in divorce in 2001. His fourth marriage was to Sophie de Stempel in 2003. He has fathered multiple children from his marriages and other relationships.
In 1989, he was honored with the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire).
In 2001, he underwent treatment for prostate cancer.
is a famous English actor,
who was born on
September 12, 1931. As a person born on this date, Ian Holm is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 12) and the 21st most popular for the year (1931).
People born on September 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Ian Holm is the 333rd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Ian Holm's birthday, Ian Holm is the 365th most famous English.
In general, Ian Holm ranks as the 3847th
most popular famous person, and the 786th most popular actor of all time.
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