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Ian Holm

Ian Holm

Born in Goodmayes, Essex, England, UK on 12th September 1931. Died in 2020 aged 88 years old.
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Ian Holm was a Bafta winning actor with a career spanning 52 years, from 1962 to 2014, starting at the age of 31. His first film was The Cherry Orchard and his last film was The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Adventure genres.

Famous Roles: Bilbo Baggins

Character Images

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies poster The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 2014 2h 24m
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey poster The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 2012 2h 49m
Discovering Hamlet poster Discovering Hamlet 2011 44m
Magellan TV
Ratatouille poster Ratatouille 2007 1h 51m
Strangers with Candy poster Strangers with Candy 2005 1h 37m
Renaissance poster Renaissance 2006 1h 45m
Lord of War poster Lord of War 2005 2h 2m
Plex Channel
Chromophobia poster Chromophobia 2005 2h 16m
The Aviator poster The Aviator 2004 2h 50m
Garden State poster Garden State 2004 1h 42m
The Day After Tomorrow poster The Day After Tomorrow 2004 2h 4m
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King poster The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 3h 21m
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring poster The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 3h 48m
The Emperor's New Clothes poster The Emperor's New Clothes 2001 1h 47m
From Hell poster From Hell 2001 2h 2m
The Last of the Blonde Bombshells poster The Last of the Blonde Bombshells 2000 1h 24m
Bless the Child poster Bless the Child 2000 1h 47m
The Miracle Maker poster The Miracle Maker 2000 1h 30m
Joe Gould's Secret poster Joe Gould's Secret 2000 1h 44m
The Match poster The Match 1999 1h 35m
Shergar poster Shergar 1999 1h 35m
eXistenZ poster eXistenZ 1999 1h 37m
Alice Through the Looking Glass poster Alice Through the Looking Glass 1998 1h 23m
Incognito poster Incognito 1997 1h 48m
Plex Channel
A Life Less Ordinary poster A Life Less Ordinary 1997 1h 43m
The Sweet Hereafter poster The Sweet Hereafter 1997 1h 52m
The Fifth Element poster The Fifth Element 1997 2h 6m
Night Falls on Manhattan poster Night Falls on Manhattan 1996 1h 53m
Big Night poster Big Night 1996 1h 47m
Loch Ness poster Loch Ness 1996 1h 41m
Landscape poster Landscape 1995 40m
The Madness of King George poster The Madness of King George 1994 1h 47m
The Deep Blue Sea poster The Deep Blue Sea 1994 1h 40m
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein poster Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 1994 2h 3m
The Borrowers poster The Borrowers 1992 2h 50m
Blue Ice poster Blue Ice 1992 1h 45m
Naked Lunch poster Naked Lunch 1991 1h 55m
Kafka poster Kafka 1991 1h 38m
Hamlet poster Hamlet 1990 2h 10m
The Tailor of Gloucester poster The Tailor of Gloucester 1989 45m
Henry V poster Henry V 1989 2h 17m
Another Woman poster Another Woman 1988 1h 24m
Murder by the Book poster Murder by the Book 1987 51m
The Browning Version poster The Browning Version 1985 1h 14m
Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill poster Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill 1985 1h 22m
Dreamchild poster Dreamchild 1985 1h 34m
Plex Channel
Laughterhouse poster Laughterhouse 1984 1h 29m
Wetherby poster Wetherby 1985 1h 42m
Plex Channel
Dance with a Stranger poster Dance with a Stranger 1985 1h 42m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
Brazil poster Brazil 1985 2h 23m
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes poster Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes 1984 2h 23m
Soft Targets poster Soft Targets 1982 1h 15m
Britbox Apple TV Channel
Inside the Third Reich poster Inside the Third Reich 1982 4h
Time Bandits poster Time Bandits 1981 1h 56m
Chariots of Fire poster Chariots of Fire 1981 2h 3m
S.O.S. Titanic poster S.O.S. Titanic 1979 2h 24m
All Quiet on the Western Front poster All Quiet on the Western Front 1979 2h 30m
Plex Channel
Alien poster Alien
as Ash
1979 1h 57m
Les Misérables poster Les Misérables 1978 2h 30m
Plex Channel
The Thief of Baghdad poster The Thief of Baghdad 1978 1h 42m
March or Die poster March or Die 1977 1h 47m
Plex Channel
The Man in the Iron Mask poster The Man in the Iron Mask 1977 1h 40m
Plex Channel
Robin and Marian poster Robin and Marian 1976 1h 46m
Juggernaut poster Juggernaut 1974 1h 49m
Young Winston poster Young Winston 1972 2h 29m
Mary, Queen of Scots poster Mary, Queen of Scots 1971 2h 8m
Oh! What a Lovely War poster Oh! What a Lovely War 1969 2h 18m
The Fixer poster The Fixer 1968 2h 12m
A Midsummer Night's Dream poster A Midsummer Night's Dream 1968 2h 4m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
The Bofors Gun poster The Bofors Gun 1968 1h 45m
The Cherry Orchard poster The Cherry Orchard 1962 2h 8m

Regularly Credited With

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His Top Genres 1
20% Drama
+ 216 more
His Top Years
9% 1985
+ 35 more
Top Character Types
50% Hobbit
+ 1 more
Hero or Villain?
100% Good
Role Type
100% Support

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Ian Holm FAQ

How old was Ian Holm when he died?

88 years old.

When was Ian Holm born?

12th September 1931

Where was Ian Holm born?

Goodmayes, Essex, England, UK

Has Ian Holm won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Ian Holm won a BAFTA?

Yes, he won a BAFTA for the film Chariots of Fire (1981)

What ethnicity is Ian Holm?

He was Caucasian.