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|Aliases||Ian Holm Cuthbert; Sir Ian Holm|
|Place of birth||Goodmayes, Essex, England|
|Date of birth||September 12th, 1931|
|Date of death||N/A|
|First appearance||Alien (1979)|
Ian Holm is a British actor born Ian Holm Cuthbert in Essex, England on September 12th, 1931. His first major role in a science fiction film was as the treacherous android Ash in Ridley Scott's 1979 horror classic Alien. He then went on to play the role of Napoleon in farcical time travel movie Time Bandits. Following Time Bandits, Holm's next sci-fi venture was in Terry Gilliam's futuristic fantasy drama Brazil where he played a character named M. Kurtzmann. A decade later, Holm took up the role of literary figure Alphonse Frankenstein, father of Victor Frankentsein in Kenneth Branagh's 1994 adaptation of Mary Shelly's novel Frankenstein. He followed this role with playing Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element. Outside of the science fiction genre, Holm is best known to modern audiences as Bilbo Baggins, a central figure in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Body of work Edit
|Brazil||1985||Mister M. Kurtzmann|
|The Fifth Element||1997||Vito Cornelius|
|The Day After Tomorrow||2004||Terry Rapson|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Other notable roles include Jack the Ripper/Sir William Gull in From Hell, the White Knight in Alice Through the Looking Glass and the Devil in Simon Magus.
External Links Edit
- Ian Holm at AMG
- Ian Holm at TCM
- Ian Holm at IMDB
- Ian Holm at TV.com
- Ian Holm at Wikipedia
- Ian Holm at Xenopedia