Born Ian Holm Cuthbert on September 12, 1931 in Goodmayes, in Essex, England.
Ian is an actor who has played roles in Dennis Potter’s Moonlight on the Highway, Oh! What a Lovely War, Nicholas and Alexandra, Mary, Queen of Scots and many more. He has also played in various TV productions. The most recent role he has played in is as the elder Bilbo Baggins in the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.