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Ian Holm

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Sir Ian Holm

British actor Sir Ian Holm (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 trilogy.

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


"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
"(on the challenges of working in hobbit feet) "These things are like boats with toes."
― Ian Holm
"(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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