Ian Holm

Born: 12 September 1931, Goodmayes, Essex

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  • Brazil

    Brazil

    Terry Gilliam’s fantastical satire of bureaucracy gone mad is one of the most visually imaginative works in modern cinema.

  • Alien

    Alien

    The crew of mining spaceship Nostromo answer an apparent distress signal and find themselves with an unwanted passenger, in Ridley Scott’s breakthrough sci-fi horror.

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    This uplifting true-life saga of British success at the 1924 Olympics proved a morale-booster at a time when the British film industry was at a very low ebb.

  • The Lord of the Rings  The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring

    The first instalment of Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien saga about the quest of a band of heroes to save their world from evil.

  • The Lord of the Rings The Return of the King

    The final instalment of the rousing, hugely successful trilogy that redefined the studio blockbuster, The Return of the King won 11 Oscars to add to its box office haul.

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