Ian Holm

Actor | Soundtrack | Animation Department
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KNOWN FOR 
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) | The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 22 nominations More »
AKA 
Sir Ian Holm
BORN 
Sep 12, 1931 (age 86)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Past Film & Video (71 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (67 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for 10661066 (TV Mini-series) Storyteller (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Dragons: A Fantasy Made RealDragons: A Fantasy Made Real (TV Movie) Narrator (voice) (version: UK)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for WaterbabyWaterbaby (TV Movie) God (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic ScienceThe New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The Last of the Blonde BombshellsThe Last of the Blonde Bombshells (TV Movie) Patrick  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Holocaust on TrialThe Holocaust on Trial (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Shanghai ViceShanghai Vice (TV Mini-series) Narrator  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Animal FarmAnimal Farm (TV Movie) Squealer (voice), Performer ("Beasts of the World", "Glorious Leader Napoleon")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Alice Through the Looking GlassAlice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie) White Knight  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) Lear / Duff / Sir William Collyer / Astrov (4 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1998 4
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  • Primary photo for TimewatchTimewatch (TV Series) Narrator (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993–1995 2
  • Primary photo for Treasures in TrustTreasures in Trust (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Little Red Riding HoodLittle Red Riding Hood (TV Movie) Don Mini the Narrator  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Return of the BorrowersThe Return of the Borrowers (TV Series) Pod (6 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 6
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  • Primary photo for The World of Peter Rabbit and FriendsThe World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series) The Tailor (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The BorrowersThe Borrowers (TV Mini-series) Pod (6 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 6
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  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) F.R. Leavis (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for ChillersChillers (TV Series) Christopher Waggoner (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for A Season of GiantsA Season of Giants (TV Movie) Lorenzo De Medici  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Tailor of GloucesterThe Tailor of Gloucester (TV Movie) The Tailor  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Endless GameThe Endless Game (TV Mini-series) Control (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for Game, Set, and MatchGame, Set, and Match (TV Series) Bernard Samson (13 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988 13
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  • Primary photo for Murder by the BookMurder by the Book (TV Movie) Hercule Poirot  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Artists and ModelsArtists and Models (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Star Quality: Mr. and Mrs. EdgehillStar Quality: Mr. and Mrs. Edgehill (TV Movie) Eustace Edgehill  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for TelevisionTelevision (TV Series) Narrator (1985)  Less 1985– 
  • Primary photo for The Browning VersionThe Browning Version (TV Movie) Andrew Crocker-Harris  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Alexei (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Alan Corwin (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Inside the Third ReichInside the Third Reich (TV Movie) Dr. Joseph Goebbels  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The BellThe Bell (TV Series) Michael Meade (4 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 4
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  • Primary photo for Strike: The Birth of SolidarityStrike: The Birth of Solidarity (TV Movie) Lech Walesa  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Reader (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for We, the AccusedWe, the Accused (TV Mini-series) Paul Pressett (5 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for Festival: The MisanthropeFestival: The Misanthrope (TV Movie) Alceste  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front (TV Movie) Himmelstoss  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for S.O.S. TitanicS.O.S. Titanic (TV Movie) J. Bruce Ismay  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Les MiserablesLes Miserables (TV Movie) Thenardier  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Thief of BaghdadThe Thief of Baghdad (TV Movie) The Gatekeeper  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Lost BoysThe Lost Boys (TV Mini-series) J.M. Barrie (3 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 3
  • Primary photo for Do You Remember?Do You Remember? (TV Series) Walter Street (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for HolocaustHolocaust (TV Mini-series) Heinrich Himmler (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 2
    • Part 4 (Apr 19, 1978) Heinrich Himmler  Less
    • Part 3 (Apr 18, 1978) Heinrich Himmler  Less
  • Primary photo for BBC2 Play of the WeekBBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series) The man (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
    • Flayed (Feb 22, 1978) The man  Less
  • Primary photo for JubileeJubilee (TV Series) Bill Ramsey (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • Ramsey (May 22, 1977) Bill Ramsey  Less
  • Primary photo for Jesus of NazarethJesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-series) Zerah (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for The Man in the Iron MaskThe Man in the Iron Mask (TV Movie) Duval  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Lives of Benjamin FranklinThe Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-series) Wedderburn (3 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1975 3
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Khrushchov / Oedipus (2 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972–1974 2
  • Primary photo for Napoleon and LoveNapoleon and Love (TV Mini-series) Napoleon (9 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974 9
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  • Primary photo for MasqueradeMasquerade (TV Series) Blake (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles' Great MysteriesOrson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series) Charles Stubbs (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Conjugal RightsConjugal Rights (TV Mini-series) Michael (3 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973 3
  • Primary photo for The FrightenersThe Frighteners (TV Series) Gordon (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Man from HavenThe Man from Haven (TV Series) Jack Byron Lever (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Huw / Omri (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1971 2
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Reverend P. Bagley / Edward Gobey / Jamie Norton (3 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1970 3
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Salesman / Walter Bardell / David Peters (3 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1970 3
  • Primary photo for The Wars of the RosesThe Wars of the Roses (TV Mini-series) Richard / King Richard III / Richard Duke of Gloucester (5 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1970 5
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  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Mark Lang (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Mystery and ImaginationMystery and Imagination (TV Series) Frankenstein / The Being / MacFarlane (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1968 2
  • Primary photo for The Power GameThe Power Game (TV Series) Sefton Kemp (4 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966 4
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  • Primary photo for The Cherry OrchardThe Cherry Orchard (TV Movie) Piotr Sergeyevich Trofimov, a Student  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) The King (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • Ondine (Apr 11, 1961) The King  Less
  • Primary photo for A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie) Puck  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Robert's WifeRobert's Wife (TV Movie) Bob  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Granillo (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957 2
Self (49 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Last Art FilmThe Last Art Film Various  Less 2012 £35K
  • Primary photo for HorizonHorizon (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (15 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–2008
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  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Monsters We MetMonsters We Met (TV Series) Narrator (3 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007
    • The End of Eden (Aug 1, 2007) Narrator (voice) (version: UK)  Less
    • The Burning (Jul 25, 2007) Narrator (voice) (version: UK)  Less
    • The Eternal Frontier (Jul 18, 2007) Narrator (voice) (version: UK)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Queen of TreesThe Queen of Trees Narrator  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Errol FlynnThe Adventures of Errol Flynn (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for D-Day 6.6.1944D-Day 6.6.1944 (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for A Filmmaker's Journey: Making 'The Return of the King'A Filmmaker's Journey: Making 'The Return of the King' (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Fragile Lives: Immunization at RiskFragile Lives: Immunization at Risk Narrator (voice)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Days That Shook the WorldDays That Shook the World (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Prisoner of ParadisePrisoner of Paradise Narrator (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for A Day in the Life of a HobbitA Day in the Life of a Hobbit (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Cameras in Middle-EarthCameras in Middle-Earth (Video) Himself - Bilbo Baggins  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for ScaleScale (Video) Bilbo Baggins  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Fellowship of the CastThe Fellowship of the Cast (Video) Himself - Bilbo Baggins  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'The Lord of the Rings'The Making of 'The Lord of the Rings' (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for NovaNova (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Natural WorldNatural World (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (5 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1999
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  • Primary photo for Expedition JournalExpedition Journal (TV Series) Voice (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for An Awfully Big AdventureAn Awfully Big Adventure (TV Series) Reader (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Tale of the Tides: The Hyaena and the MudskipperTale of the Tides: The Hyaena and the Mudskipper (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The DirectorsThe Directors (TV Series) Himself (1 episode)  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for The Gulf WarThe Gulf War (TV Series) Narrator  Less 1996–  $500K
  • Primary photo for The ChurchillsThe Churchills (TV Mini-series) Narrator (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for There Is a Light That Never Goes OutThere Is a Light That Never Goes Out (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1995 £100K
  • Primary photo for Hiroshima: The Decision to Drop the BombHiroshima: The Decision to Drop the Bomb (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Seas of ZanzibarThe Seas of Zanzibar (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for SurvivalSurvival (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Mustang: The Hidden KingdomMustang: The Hidden Kingdom (TV Movie) Self (voice)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Madness of King George: FeaturetteThe Madness of King George: Featurette (Video) Himself / Willis  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Surprise Surprise!Surprise Surprise! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Elizabeth RElizabeth R (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for AdventureAdventure (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode)  Less 1987–1992
    • Eiger Solo Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Classic CarsClassic Cars (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The FeverThe Fever Narrator (voice)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Untitled 'Naked Lunch' FeaturetteUntitled 'Naked Lunch' Featurette (Short) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for StalinStalin (TV Mini-series) Narrator (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
    • Despot (1990) Narrator (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Forty MinutesForty Minutes (TV Series) Narrator (4 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1989
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  • Primary photo for Korea: The Unknown WarKorea: The Unknown War (TV Mini-series) Narrator  Less 1988– 
  • Primary photo for The Cost of TreacheryThe Cost of Treachery (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for ChronicleChronicle (TV Series) Himself - Narrator (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1983
  • Primary photo for The Bafta AwardsThe Bafta Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Strike!Strike! (TV Movie) Self  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Tokyo: The 51st VolcanoTokyo: The 51st Volcano (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (voice)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for A City for All SeasonsA City for All Seasons (Short) Himself - Commentator  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual Tony AwardsThe 21st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Himself - Reader (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
Archive Footage (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Lego The Hobbit: The Video GameLego The Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game) Old Bilbo (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Ash (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2013
    • Alien (1979) (Oct 20, 2013) Ash (archive footage)  Less
    • Alien (Oct 21, 2007) Ash (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Final Frontier? A Horizon Guide to the UniverseThe Final Frontier? A Horizon Guide to the Universe (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Many Faces of...The Many Faces of... (TV Series) Patrick (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Dame Judi Dench (Dec 30, 2011) Patrick (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Extinct: A Horizon Guide to DinosaursExtinct: A Horizon Guide to Dinosaurs (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Bilbo Baggins / Ash (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2010
  • Primary photo for 80s80s (TV Series) Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 19, 2005) Capitaine Phillippe D'Arnot (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Third AgeThe Lord of the Rings: The Third Age (Video Game) Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien'The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' (Video) Ash / Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Video Game) Bilbo Baggins (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for J.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Middle-EarthJ.R.R. Tolkien: Creator of Middle-Earth (Video) Bilbo Baggins (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Unforgettable Joan SimsThe Unforgettable Joan Sims (TV Special) Patrick (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster YearsTwentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (TV Movie) Ash (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Alien LegacyThe Alien Legacy (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for GomorronGomorron (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for OpusOpus (Short) Lenny (The Homecoming) (archive footage)  Less 1967
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Alien: IsolationAlien: Isolation (Video Game) Ash, Character Model (Ash)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for RatatouilleRatatouille (Video Game) Skinner (voice)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Fifth ElementThe Fifth Element (Video Game) Priest Vito Cornelius (voice)  Less 1998

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