Sir Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, died in hospital, BBC News reported citing his agent. He was 88 years old.
The cause of death is attributed to complications caused by Parkinson’s disease.
“Sir Ian Holm, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, died this morning,” the press release said. – “Next to him in the hospital were his family and a nurse.
Ian Holm Cuthbert was born on September 12, 1931, in Goodmaise. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, played a lot in theaters, and in the first movie starred in 1958.
His record includes over 100 film roles. His most famous works are “Alien” (1979), “The Madness of King George” (1994), “The Fifth Element” (1995). For his role in the movie “Chariots of Fire” (1981), Hill was nominated for “Oscar” in the category “Best Supporting Male Role.