Ian HOLM

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1931-09-12
Education RADA
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Style Sir Ian Holm, CBE
Career actor; >ir< debut in Othello (Shakespeare Memorial Theatre) 1954, Worthing Rep 1956, at Stratford 1957-60: roles incl Verges, Puck, The Fool in King Lear, Lorenzio and Gremio; with RSC (Aldwych) until 1967: Ondine, The Devils, Becket, The Taming of the Shrew, The Cherry Orchard; other RSC prodns until 1967: Troilus and Cressida (Stratford), The Tempest, Edward IV, Richard III, Henry IV and Henry V (Evening Standard for Best Actor) 1964, Edward IV 1964, Richard III 1964, The Homecoming (Aldwych) 1965 and (Music Box NY) 1967 (Tony Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama), Henry IV (I and II) 1966, Henry V 1966, Twelfth Night 1966, Romeo and Juliet 1967; other prodns incl: The Friends (Roundhouse) 1970, A Bequest to the Nation (Haymarket) 1970, Caravaggio Buddy (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh) 1972, Hatch in the Sea (Royal Court), Other People (Hampstead) 1974, The Iceman Cometh (Aldwych) 1976, The Devil's Disciple (Aldwych) 1976, Uncle Vanya (Hampstead) 1979, The Room (Pinter benefit, Haymarket) 1989, Moonlight (Almeida) 1993 (Evening Standard Award for Best Actor), Moonlight and Landscape (Pinter Festival Gate Theatre Dublin) 1994, Landscape (RNT) 1994, King Lear (RNT) 1997 (Evening Standard Award for Best Actor, Olivier Award for Best Actor), The Homecoming (Comedy Theatre) 2001; >ir< for BBC: Flayed, The Lost Boys, The Misanthrope, Lloyd George, We The Accused, The Bell, After The Party, The Browning Version, Mr and Mrs Edgehill, Uncle Vanya, The Last Romantics, The Borrowers, Landscape, King Lear; for Granada: Night School, Strike, Game Set and Match, Mirage; other credits incl: Napoleon in Love, Jesus of Nazareth, The Road From Mandalay, SOS Titanic, All Quiet on the Western Front, Inside The Third Reich, Death Can Add (Anglia TV), The Endless Game (HTV), Taylor of Gloucester (Thames), Alice Through The Looking Glass (Channel 4); >ir< A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Fixer, The Bofors Gun (BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor), The Homecoming, Juggernaut, Shout at the Devil, The Man in the Iron Mask, March or Die, Thief of Baghdad, Alien, Chariots of Fire (BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor, Cannes Film Festival Best Supporting Actor, Oscar nomination), The Time Bandits, The Return of the Soldier, Dead as they Come, Greystoke, Brazil, Laughterhouse, Dance with a Stranger, Wetherby, Dreamchild, Another Woman, Henry V, Michaelangelo, Hamlet, Kafka, The Naked Lunch, Blue Ice, The Hour of the Pig, Frankenstein, Dr Willis in The Madness of King George 1994 (BAFTA nomination), Loch Ness 1995, Big Night 1995, Night Falls on Manhattan 1995, The Fifth Element 1996, A Life Less Ordinary 1996, The Sweet Hereafter 1996, Simon Magus 1998, Existenz 1998, The Match 1998, Beautiful Joe 1999, Bless the Child 1999, Joe Gould's Secret 1999, Esther Kahn 1999, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001, From Hell 2002, Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King 2003, Garden State 2004, The Day After Tomorrow 2004, The Aviator 2004, The Treatment 2005, Lord of War 2005, Chromophobia 2005, Beyond Friendship 2005, Ratatouille 2007
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