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Ian Holm

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| lifetime=[[September 12]], [[1931]]
 
| lifetime=[[September 12]], [[1931]]
 
| played=[[Frodo Baggins]]
 
| played=[[Frodo Baggins]]
| film=[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' radio series]]
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| film=[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)]]
 
| played2=[[Bilbo Baggins]]
 
| played2=[[Bilbo Baggins]]
| film2=''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]''
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| film2=''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]''
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| imdb= [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ Profile]
 
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==Roles==
 
==Roles==
* [[2004]] - ''[[EA's The Third Age]]'' - [[Bilbo Baggins]]
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* [[2003]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
* [[2003]] - ''[[Peter Jackson's The Return of the King]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
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* [[2002]] - ''[[The Making of The Lord of the Rings (documentary)]]'' - Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
* 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)
 
* 2002 - ''[[A Day in the Life of a Hobbit]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
* [[2001]] - ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
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* [[2001]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
 
* 2001 - ''[[Quest for the Ring]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
 
* 2001 - ''[[Quest for the Ring]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
* 1981 - ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings]]'' - [[Frodo Baggins]]
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* 1981 - ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)]]'' - [[Frodo Baggins]]
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
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* 2004 - '''[http://www.sagawards.org/ SAG Award]''', Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, ''Peter Jackson's The Return of the King''
 
* 2004 - '''[http://www.sagawards.org/ SAG Award]''', Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, ''Peter Jackson's The Return of the King''
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb Profile]
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* {{WP|Ian Holm}}
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm Wikipedia Profile]
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[[Category:Actors and actresses|Holm, Ian]]
 
[[Category:Actors and actresses|Holm, Ian]]

Revision as of 19:01, 12 September 2009

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Ian Holm
LifetimeSeptember 12, 1931
PortrayedFrodo Baggins
InThe Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)
PortrayedBilbo Baggins
InThe Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy
IMDbProfile

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

External Links