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Norman Bird

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Norman Bird
LifetimeOctober 30, 1920 - April 22, 2005
PortrayedBilbo Baggins in:
 Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings

Norman Bird (1920 - 2005) was a British character actor, known on stage, cinema and television for many different roles. Since the 1950's, he made guest appearances in wellknown series as The Saint and Z Cars, playing mostly civil servants and policemen. In 1978, Bird provided the voice of Bilbo Baggins in Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings. His last major feature was a bit part in Shadowlands, a film about C.S. Lewis.

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