the fellowship of The Ring is in mourning. The british actor Ian Holm who played in Chariots of fire Hugh Hudson, the Alien of Ridley Scott, but that was mostly Bilbo Saquet in the saga of Peter Jackson's the Lord of The rings has died at the age of 88 years.
In the press release written by her agent, Alex Irwin, published by the Guardian newspaper, one can read: "Sir Ian Holm died this morning at age 88. He died in peace at the hospital in the company of his loved ones. He was charming, adorable, fiercely talented. He will be greatly missed ". As stated also in The Guardian, the actor was suffering from Parkinson's disease.
Born on 12 September 1931 in Goodmayes, Essex, the young Ian Holm joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1960. His role in the play of Harold Pinter in the theatre, Aldwych, London, earned him the Tony Award for best actor in a play in 1967.
Her performance at the Royal Shakespeare company earned him to be noticed by the cinema. Theater actor confirmed, he made his first steps in front of the camera in 1966 when the BBC offered him the role of Richard III in the War of The Roses (The War of the Roses). And then he plays in the television series " the Body snatchers.A scary android in Alien
His screen career was launched. In 1968, he played in The Man from Kiev John Frankenheimer, then this will be in Oh God ! what a lovely war by Richard Attenborough. It appears in a dozen films in the 1970s, of which The Claws of the lion (1972) of Richard Attenborough, or Terror on the Britannic (1974) Richard Lester.