Ian Holm, ‘Lord of the Rings’ Star, Has Died

Ian Holm, most well-known for playing Bilbo in “The Lord of the Rings” movies, has died at the age of 88.

 
 

Holm’s death comes after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  According to his agent, the actor died peacefully in the hospital surrounded by his family.

 
 

Holm won the Tony Award in 1967 for Best Featured Actor for his performance in “The Homecoming.”  He also appeared in films like “The War of Roses,” “Oh! What a Lovely War,” “Mary, Queen of Scots,” “Alien,” “Chariots of Fire,” “Hamlet,” “The Fifth Element,” and “Ratatouille.”

 
 


 
 

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