The award-winning actor that holds a special place in many hearts for his portrayal of Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Ian Holm has died after his struggle with Parkinson’s Disease.
Holm was also well-known for his stellar performance in Alien, The Fifth Element and Chariots of Fire among others. In his successful career, Holm won a BAFTA and was nominated for an Oscar for his role in Chariots of Fire.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) June 19, 2020
His agent confirmed his passing to The Guardian saying: “It is with great sadness that the actor Sir Ian Holm CBE passed away this morning at the age of 88. He died peacefully in hospital, with his family and carer. Charming, kind and ferociously talented, we will miss him hugely.”
He is survived by fourth wife Sophie de Stempel and his five children.
Tributes are pouring in for the amazing actor and it is a sad day to have lost such talent and charm indeed. RIP Sir Ian Holm.
Sir Ian Holm, known for roles in Lord of the Rings and Alien, has died aged 88 https://t.co/ecK2W1EBQV
— Chris Loewen (@Ow_My_Back_) June 19, 2020
➕ RIP 𝗜𝗮𝗻 𝗛𝗼𝗹𝗺, iconic British actor who starred in Alien, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Chariots of Fire, and countless other productions. He has died of Parkinson’s disease. He was 88. Art by Tomasz Zawistowski, #tomaszzawistowski #digitalart #android #ianholm #alien pic.twitter.com/Z1iRrvYi5x
— IDIOTEQ.com (@IDIOTEQ) June 19, 2020
As a kid I would watch any movie that had Ian Holm in it because there was no way he wasn’t going to be in a good movie, and even if he was, he made it a hundred times better. #RIPIanHolm Thank you for your work. pic.twitter.com/vCzHGV8ekd
— Squall Charlson (@SquallCharlson) June 19, 2020
Ian Holm (1931- 2020) pic.twitter.com/wzhUtTQkkb
— PincheQuejon (@PincheQuejon) June 19, 2020
DEP Ian Holm https://t.co/Ir9OMyJ7tV
— Francisco Molina (@molinafm) June 19, 2020
Ian Holm. 😟
Thank you Sir. Rest in Peace. ❤️
“I admire its purity. A survivor… unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.” pic.twitter.com/zMldPKwgbl
— 🦄 Dima Khanki.The Ageless Stranger. (@DimKhanki) June 19, 2020
R. I. P Sir Ian Holm pic.twitter.com/2G6rZcgV2f
— Carol curtis (@carolcurtis5) June 19, 2020
RIP Sir Ian Holm.
What a great actor. Alien is still my favourite Sci-Fi film.
— Raymond Williams (@boy_bicycle) June 19, 2020
📷 feanope: Rest in Peace, Ian Holm *12. September 1931 † 19. June 2020 https://t.co/Kpa5YUhY1i
— Miss Nightmare (@ddraconianlove) June 19, 2020