The sad news was reported by Western media: at the age of 88, the famous British actor Ian Holm died. This news has already been confirmed by his agent.
With great sadness, we can confirm that actor Sir Ian Holm died this morning at the age of 88. He died peacefully in a hospital surrounded by a family and a nurse. We will miss this charming, kind and incredibly talented person,
The officer’s agent did not indicate the exact cause of death, but noted that Hill was suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
Ian Holm, Bruce Willis and Milla Jovovich in the movie The Fifth Element
On behalf of the actor – more than a hundred roles in the cinema. The most famous films with his participation were the films “Alien”, “The Fifth Element”, as well as “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit”, in which he played the role of Bilbo Baggins. He was considered an unparalleled supporting actor.
In 1998, Queen Elizabeth II knighted him and awarded him the title of gentleman for his contribution to the development of the theater.
Ian Hill in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Earlier this month, Lord of the Rings actors and creators met 19 years later to host a huge online meeting. Hill was unable to attend and expressed regret at this.
I’m sorry not to see you personally, I miss you all and I hope your adventures have taken you to many places, and I’m locked up in my house or my hobbit hill,
– he said.
Ian Holme in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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