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Actor who played Bilbo Baggins passes away

Actor who played Bilbo Baggins passes away

By Semi Turaga
Saturday 20/06/2020
Sir Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. [image: BBC]

Stage and film actor Sir Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings films, has died aged 88.

Sir Ian, Oscar-nominated as Olympic running coach Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire, also played the android Ash in 1979's Alien.

BBC News reports his illness was Parkinson's-related.

[Source: BBC]

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