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Ian Holm Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Ian Holm Cuthbert
Place Of Birth
Goodmayes, England
92 years old
Birth Date
September 11 1931

Ian Holm Facts

Child Star?
Actor, Voice Actor
Education & Qualifications
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Net Worth
Current Partner
Sophie de Stempel
Harry Holm, Jessica Holm, Barnaby Holm, Lissy Holm, Sarah-Jane Holm
Jean Wilson, James Harvey Cuthbert

About Ian Holm 

Bilbo Baggins and Terry Rapson were some of the iconic roles played by Ian Holm.
The journey of Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert began on the British stage of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Slowly, he transitioned into the Hollywood film industry.
He won many awards during his career and has often been acclaimed for his iconic performances. Some of his most famous roles were performed in 'The Fifth Element', 'Ratatouille', 'Chariots Of Fire', 'The Bofors Gun', 'King Lear', 'The Hobbit', 'The Lord Of The Rings', and 'The Madness Of King George'.

Ian Holm Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Ian Holm’s net worth?

The net worth of Ian Holm was estimated to be $10 million.

How much did Ian Holm earn per year?

Ian Holm had an annual income of around $400,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Ian Holm?

The BAFTA award winner from England, Ian Holm, was 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall.

How old was Ian Holm?

Ian Holm was born in the district of Goodmayes, Essex, on September 12, 1931. He was 88 years old when he passed away on June 19, 2020.

Childhood And Education

Ian Holm Cuthbert was born into a Scottish family, to Jean Wilson and James Harvey Cuthbert. He pursued his education at Chigwell School in Essex county.
Upon his encounter with well-known Shakespearean actor, Henry Baynton, Holm decided to train for joining the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. However, his studies came to a halt almost a year later, when he was called for National Service in the British Army. Another interruption arose when Holm volunteered for an acting tour to the United States of America.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Ian Holm’s partner?

He was first married to Lynn Mary Shaw in 1955 and they divorced 10 years later. He was then married in 1982 to Sophie Baker and this marriage lasted four years. He married English actress, Penelope Wilton, in 1991, in the county of Wiltshire, but they separated in 2002. The following year, he married protégée and artist, Sophie de Stempel.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

The actor from England was knighted in 1998 for his work and contributions to movies and theater.
Some of his well-known roles include professor Terry Rapson in 'The Day After Tomorrow' and the supporting role of Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit' films and 'The Lord Of The Rings' franchises.

What awards did Ian Holm win?

The English actor was awarded the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in 1967, for the movie 'The Homecoming'.
Holm won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in 1998, for his role of King Lear in the movie, 'King Lear'.
Holm had been nominated seven times for a BAFTA Award and was victorious twice; for the category of Best Supporting Actor for 'The Bofors Gun', which was his debut movie; and for 'Chariots Of Fire'.
He was also nominated at the Academy Awards for 'Chariots Of Fire', in which he was cast as Sam Mussabini.

Other Interesting Ian Holm Facts And Trivia

  • Ian Holm had two daughters, Jessica and Sarah-Jane, with Lynn Mary Shaw. He also had a son, Harry Holm, with Sophie Baker. Apart from them, he had two children, a son and a daughter, from his 15-year relationship with Bee Gilbert.
  • During his time with the British Army, Ian Holm was posted to Austria. He reached the rank of Lance Corporal.

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