Ian Holm Rank
About Ian Holm
Ian Holm was 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 was also renowned for his stage work. Over the years, he played starring roles in a number of plays, including The Homecoming, in which he received a Tony Award for his performance.
He was 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.
His parents had Scottish ancestry – his father James Cuthbert, was a psychiatrist and his mom, Jean Wilson was a nurse.
The ferociously talented on-screen legend passed away peacefully in the hospital – he was 88 years old. He struggled with Parkinson’s disease, for several years, prior to his death. Several renowned personalities, including comedian and actor, Eddie Izzard, paid tribute to the unforgettable legend.
In 1989, he was honored with the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire).
In 2001, he underwent treatment for prostate cancer.
Holm was a product of Chigwell School. He also enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Ian Holm Rank
Ian Holm's Popularity
Ian Holm was 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 19th most popular celebrity for the day (September 12) and the 19th most popular for the year (1931).
People born on September 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Ian Holm is the 670th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Ian Holm's birthday, Ian Holm is the 629th most famous English.
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