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Sir Ian Holm

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Sir Ian Holm
« on: June 19, 2020, 02:18:50 PM »
Bilbo Baggins has gone with the elves. Yet another face from my youth has faded away. Such is life, still, it is a sad aspect of it.

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Re: Sir Ian Holm
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2020, 03:44:55 PM »
I read up a bit. Didn't know that he'd been dealing with Parkinsons these past years. That's no fun at all. He was excellent as Ash in Alien
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Re: Sir Ian Holm
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2020, 03:56:27 PM »
A good life well lived as far as I can tell.
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
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Re: Sir Ian Holm
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2020, 04:10:24 PM »
He died peacefully at the age of 88. I remember him as Bilbo Baggins the most.
"Maybe it's just a bunch of stuff that happens." -- Homer Simpson

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Re: Sir Ian Holm
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2020, 07:44:02 PM »
That's so sad to hear.  :( I'm mostly familiar with his portrayal of Bilbo Baggins in LotR. 
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Re: Sir Ian Holm
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2020, 12:33:12 AM »
I remember him best as Ash in Alien.  A very fine actor, vale good sir.
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Re: Sir Ian Holm
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2020, 07:56:32 AM »
He was a great actor. I remember him for his excellent performances as Napoleon in Time Bandits, Kurtzmann in Brazil, Ash in Alien, Priest Vito Cornelius in the 5th Element and Bilbo in LOR
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Re: Sir Ian Holm
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2020, 02:57:21 PM »
I forgot about him as Napoleon. I think I'll watch Time Bandits again today just to refresh my memory.
"Maybe it's just a bunch of stuff that happens." -- Homer Simpson