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Ian Holm

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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 ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]''; he appeared in the [[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring|first]] and [[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King|third]] installments of the series.
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'''Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert''' [[Wikipedia:Order of the British Empire|KBE]] (born [[12 September]] [[1931]]) voiced [[Frodo Baggins]] in the BBC radio adaptation of ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|The Lord of the Rings]]''. Years later he played [[Bilbo Baggins]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], and Old Bilbo Baggins in [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film 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]]}}
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{{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|These things are like boats with toes.|Ian Holm about prosthetic Hobbit feet}}
 
{{quote|These things are like boats with toes.|Ian Holm about prosthetic Hobbit feet}}
  
 
==Roles==
 
==Roles==
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* [[2012]] - ''[[The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey]]''- Old Bilbo Baggins
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* [[2007]] - ''[[The Real Middle-earth (documentary)]]'' - Narrator
 
* [[2003]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
 
* [[2003]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
 
* [[2002]] - ''[[The Making of The Lord of the Rings (documentary)]]'' - Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
 
* [[2002]] - ''[[The Making of The Lord of the Rings (documentary)]]'' - Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
* 2002 - ''[[A Day in the Life of a Hobbit]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
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* [[2002]] - ''[[A Day in the Life of a Hobbit]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
 
* [[2001]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
 
* [[2001]] - ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' - Bilbo Baggins
* 2001 - ''[[Quest for the Ring]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
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* [[2001]] - ''[[Quest for the Ring]]'' - Himself, Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)
* 1981 - ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)]]'' - [[Frodo Baggins]]
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* [[1981]] - [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1981 radio series)]] - [[Frodo Baggins]]
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==

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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 (film series) The Hobbit (film series)
IMDbProfile

Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert KBE (born 12 September 1931) voiced Frodo Baggins in the BBC radio adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. Years later he played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings (film series), and Old Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit (film 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 Fairbairns in the 1981 radio series.

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"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

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