LONDON – British actor Ian Holms has died at age 88, according to a statemtent from his agent.
Holms had a long movie career before the lord of the ring services where he played Blibo Baggins. He also played in Aliens, The fifth Element, The Aviator, and Chariots of fire where he was nominated for an Oscar.
Holms was born in Essex in southern England in 1931. British Academy of Film and Television tweeted its respects
We are very sorry to hear of the death of Ian Holm. Nominated for 6 BAFTAs in his wide-ranging and successful career across TV and film, he is pictured here winning the Supporting Actor award for his role in Chariots Of Fire in 1981. pic.twitter.com/x3OduDwoJe
— BAFTA (@BAFTA) June 19, 2020