Lord Of The Rings Star, Sir Ian Holm Dies Aged 88

By 07:30 Fri, 19 Jun 2020 Comments

Stage and film actor Sir Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings films, has died aged 88.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Sir Ian, Oscar-nominated as Olympic running coach Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire, also played the android Ash in 1979's Alien.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

"It is with great sadness we can confirm that the actor Sir Ian Holm CBE passed away this morning at the age of 88," his agent said in a statement.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

"He died peacefully in hospital with his family and carer," he added.



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