The seasoned actor Ian Holm has just died at the age of 88. He was loved by the audience for his role as the Bilgo Baggins in the movie “‘The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and the Hobbit.
Ian Holm was nominated for the Oscar aware of his legendary role in Chariots of Fire and reached broad audiences in Alien. He died due to Parkinson’s disease, his Agent, Alex Irwin, told NPR.
Ian Holm can play any type of role whenever he wants to. He played the tole of King Lear to the android to Hobbit. He told To NPR’s in All things considered that he was least interested in getting fame and he wants to be a good actor.
“It’s much better than being a quote-unquote movie star,” he remarked, “because I think I would find walking down a street and having people scream at you or shouting at you or clapping you on the back or whatever would be intolerable.”
Ian Holm was born outside in 1931. He just joined the Royal Shakespeare Company when it was only founded three decades later. He was always celebrated for his stage work.
He’s starring as alenny in the premiere production of Harold Pinter’s The Homecoming won him a Tony Award. After the award, he got himself transferred to the West end to Broadway.
Ian Holm also had Stage freight that he struggled from all his life. He didn’t want to return to the film industry and take a break for more than two decades.
He was a prolific actor, and he played a role in his 40’s he became known to film audiences, beginning with his role in the movie Alien as the Android Ash. From then on, he also appeared in other movies of Hollywood.