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Ian Holm Net Worth: Ian Holm was an English actor who had a net worth of $10 million dollars at the time of his death in 2020. During an impressive multi-decade career, Ian appeared in dozens of notable productions. He is perhaps best-known for playing hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series. Holm received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in The Homecoming and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of King Lear. He was nominated for the 1981 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as athletics trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire. Other well-known film roles include Ash in Alien, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element.
How did Ian Holm die?
Holm was treated for prostate cancer in 2001 and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. He died in hospital in London on 19 June 2020 at the age of 88. His ashes are interred on the western side of Highgate Cemetery.
|Cause of death||Parkinson's Disease|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Profession||Actor, Voice Actor|
|Birthday||September 12, 1931|
|Death date||June 19, 2020|
|Place of death||London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"It's not easy to shout against real elements. The elements are big, and the human voice is very small."Ian Holm
"Whatever it takes' is my opinion of method acting and, indeed, any other kind of acting. Look at Brando and De Niro. But it's not my cup of tea."Ian Holm
"The most important thing in the face is the eyes, and if you can make the eyes talk, you're halfway there."Ian Holm
"All performances are different. I don't think it's necessary to compare one with another. I am just me playing the role of Lear. You're bound to get a Holm approach to it, whatever that may be. I just got out there and did it. I'm very much a doer in my acting."Ian Holm
"I grew up with the great Sir Laurence Olivier, and I think it's fair to say that a lot of actors of my age were influenced by his very individual vocal delivery. He was a showman who would always play to the gallery."Ian Holm