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Ian Holm

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British actor '''Sir Ian Holm''' (born [[1931]]) voiced [[Frodo Baggins]] in the BBC radio adaption of [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings]]. Years later he played [[Bilbo Baggins]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]] trilogy.
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'''Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert''' (born [[1931]]) voiced [[Frodo Baggins]] in the BBC radio adaption of ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings]]''. Years later he played [[Bilbo Baggins]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]''; he appeared in the [[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring|first]] and [[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King|third]] installments of the series.
  
 
It is a well-known fact in the film world that Ian Holm completely changes his performance with each re-take.
 
It is a well-known fact in the film world that Ian Holm completely changes his performance with each re-take.
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==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
{{quote|Bilbo is a character to whom things seem 'to happen'! But once put to his mettle, once put to the test, he comes up trumps.|Ian Holm, [[The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide]]}}
 
{{quote|Bilbo is a character to whom things seem 'to happen'! But once put to his mettle, once put to the test, he comes up trumps.|Ian Holm, [[The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide]]}}
{{quote|(on the challenges of working in hobbit feet) "These things are like boats with toes.|Ian Holm}}
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{{quote|These things are like boats with toes.|Ian Holm about prosthetic Hobbit feet}}
{{quote|(on the secrecy of the LotR Movie Project) "I mustn't say anything about it. Otherwise, I'll get shot by the lady who just shut the door..|Ian Holm}}
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==Roles==
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* [[2004]] - ''[[EA's The Third Age]]'' - [[Bilbo Baggins]]
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* [[2003]] - ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
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* 2003 - ''[[EA's The Return of the King]]'' - Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
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* [[2002]] - ''[[The Making of The Lord of the Rings]]'' - Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
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* 2002 - ''[[A Day in the Life of a Hobbit]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
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* [[2001]] - ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
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* 2001 - ''[[Quest for the Ring]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
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* 1981 - ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings]]'' - [[Frodo Baggins]]
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==

Revision as of 12:39, 4 July 2008

Ian Holm.jpg
Ian Holm
LifetimeSeptember 12, 1931
PortrayedFrodo Baggins
InThe Lord of the Rings radio series
PortrayedBilbo Baggins
InPeter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings

Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert (born 1931) voiced Frodo Baggins in the BBC radio adaption of The Lord of the Rings. Years later he played Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings; he appeared in the first and third installments of the series.

It is a well-known fact in the film world that Ian Holm completely changes his performance with each re-take.

Ian Holm is the father of Harry Holm, who played Elanor Gamgee in the 1981 radio series.

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Quotes

"Bilbo is a character to whom things seem 'to happen'! But once put to his mettle, once put to the test, he comes up trumps."
― Ian Holm, The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide
"These things are like boats with toes."
― Ian Holm about prosthetic Hobbit feet

Roles

Awards

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