Ian Holm

Ian Holm


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 12-09-1931
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Goodmayes, Essex, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

    Ian Holm Cuthbert
    Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert CBE

  • Popularity: 12.40
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert CBE (12 September 1931 – 19 June 2020), known as Ian Holm, was an English actor on stage and in film. 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, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, Chef Skinner in Ratatouille, and Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series.




Year Movie Character
1997 The Sweet Hereafter as Mitchell Stephens
1999 Wisconsin Death Trip as Narrator (voice)
1971 A Severed Head as Martin Lynch-Gibbon
2001 The Emperor's New Clothes as Napoleon Bonaparte / Sergeant Eugene Lenormand
1985 Laughterhouse as Ben Singleton
1974 The Wood Demon as Khrushchov
2000 Joe Gould's Secret as Joe Gould
2005 The Adventures of Errol Flynn as Narrator (voice)
2003 Prisoner of Paradise as Narrator (voice)
1995 Landscape as Duff
1998 King Lear as King Lear
1969 Moonlight on the Highway
1969 Edward the Confessor as Edward Gobey
2004 D-Day 6.6.1944 as Narrator (voice)
2007 The Real Middle Earth as Narrator
1982 Soft Targets as Alexei
1980 The Misanthrope as Alceste
1985 The Browning Version as Andrew Crocker-Harris
1978 The Lost Boys as J.M. Barrie
2005 The Queen of Trees as Narrator
1984 The Cost of Treachery as Narrator
1989 The Kingdom of Fun as Narrator
1992 The Last Romantics as F.R. Leavis
1993 The Borrowers as Pod
1999 Animal Farm as Squealer (voice)
2007 Ratatouille as Skinner (voice)
1984 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes as Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot
1986 Murder by the Book as Hercule Poirot
1985 Dreamchild as Reverend Charles L. Dodgson / Lewis Carroll
2000 Esther Kahn as Nathan Quellen
1996 Night Falls on Manhattan as Liam Casey
1993 The Hour of The Pig as Albertus
1991 Uncle Vanya as Astrov
1962 The Cherry Orchard as Trofimov
1973 The Homecoming as Lenny
1985 Wetherby as Stanley Pilborough
2000 The Last of the Blonde Bombshells as Patrick
1985 Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill as Eustace Edgehill
1983 Bette Davis: A Basically Benevolent Volcano as Narrator (voice)
1970 D-Day, leur jour le plus long
1994 Mustang: The Hidden Kingdom as (voice)
1992 Elizabeth R: A Year in the Life of The Queen as Self - Narrator (voice)
2004 Garden State as Gideon Largeman
2001 From Hell as Sir William Gull
1999 eXistenZ as Kiri Vinokur
1991 Naked Lunch as Tom Frost
1994 The Madness of King George as Willis
1988 Another Woman as Ken
1985 Dance with a Stranger as Desmond Cussen
1998 Alice Through the Looking Glass as White Knight
1992 Blue Ice as Sir Hector
2007 The Treatment as Dr. Ernesto Morales
1996 Loch Ness as Water Bailiff
1994 The Deep Blue Sea as Sir William Collyer
1963 The Paradise Suite as Jamie Norton
1968 The Bofors Gun as Gunner Flynn
1997 The Fifth Element as Father Vito Cornelius
1985 Brazil as Mr. M. Kurtzmann
1991 Kafka as Dr. Murnau
1978 Les Misérables as Thénardier
1979 All Quiet on the Western Front as Himmelstoss
2005 Chromophobia as Edward Aylesbury
1976 Shout at the Devil as Mohammed
1968 The Fixer as Grubeshov
1989 The Endless Game as Control
1967 Opus as Lenny (The Homecoming)
1990 Hamlet as Polonius
1977 The Man in the Iron Mask as Duval
1977 March or Die as El Krim
2006 Renaissance as Jonas Muller
1972 Young Winston as George E. Buckle
2006 Ô Jerusalem as Ben Gurion
1979 S.O.S. Titanic as J. Bruce Ismay
1983 The Return of the Soldier as Doctor Anderson
1979 Alien as Ash
2005 Lord of War as Simeon Weisz
1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein as Baron Frankenstein
1981 Chariots of Fire as Sam Mussabini
2006 Strangers with Candy as Dr. Putney
1974 Juggernaut as Nicholas Porter
1999 The Match as Big Tam
2000 Beautiful Joe as George The Geek
2004 The Aviator as Professor Fitz
1969 Oh! What a Lovely War as President Poincare
2000 The Miracle Maker as Pontius Pilate
1978 The Thief of Baghdad as The Gatekeeper
1965 The Wars of the Roses as King Richard III
1991 A Season of Giants as Lorenzo de' Medici
1999 Simon Magus as Sirius / Boris / The Devil
1999 Shergar as Joseph Maguire
1976 Robin and Marian as King John
1981 Time Bandits as Napoleon
1971 Mary, Queen of Scots as David Riccio
2004 The Last Dragon as Narrator
1968 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Puck
2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring as Bilbo
1997 A Life Less Ordinary as Mr. Naville
1982 Inside the Third Reich as Dr. Joseph Goebbels
2004 The Day After Tomorrow as Terry Rapson
2000 Bless the Child as Reverend Grissom
2003 The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' as (archive footage)
1996 Big Night as Pascal
1989 Henry V as Captain Fluellen
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Old Bilbo
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Old Bilbo
1997 Incognito as John (uncredited)
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King as Bilbo
2011 Discovering Hamlet as Polonius (archive footage)
1971 Nicholas and Alexandra as Yakovlev

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