Ian Holm

1931 - 2020

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Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert (12 September 1931 – 19 June 2020) was an English actor. After beginning his career on the British stage as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, he became a successful and prolific performer on television and in film. He received numerous accolades including two BAFTA Awards and a Tony Award, along with nominations for an Academy Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Holm has received more than 7,434,885 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Ian Holm is the 311th most popular actor (down from 284th in 2019), the 395th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 396th in 2019) and the 48th most popular British Actor.

Ian Holm is most famous for his role as Bilbo Baggins in the "Lord of the Rings" films.

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  • 7.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Ian Holm ranks 311 out of 13,578Before him are Harold Lloyd, Carl Weathers, Kim Novak, Mia Farrow, Leonard Nimoy, and Sean Penn. After him are Maurice Chevalier, Daniel Craig, Michael J. Fox, Matt Damon, Jennifer Aniston, and Julianne Moore.

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Among people born in 1931, Ian Holm ranks 28Before him are Josef Masopust, Anatoly Dyatlov, Desmond Tutu, Rupert Murdoch, Guy Debord, and Leonard Nimoy. After him are João Gilberto, Dries van Agt, Johannes Rau, D. B. Cooper, Martinus J. G. Veltman, and Khieu Samphan. Among people deceased in 2020, Ian Holm ranks 20Before him are Paolo Rossi, Michel Piccoli, Krzysztof Penderecki, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Katherine Johnson, and Albert Uderzo. After him are Stanley Cohen, Tabaré Vázquez, Rob Rensenbrink, Robert Hossein, Lee Teng-hui, and Diana Rigg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Holm ranks 395 out of 8,785Before him are Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Lemmy (1945), Thomas Cromwell (1485), Oswald Mosley (1896), Henry Fox Talbot (1800), and George Eliot (1819). After him are Mary Read (1695), Gordon Banks (1937), Edward the Confessor (1003), Richard Owen (1804), A. A. Milne (1882), and Daniel Craig (1968).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ian Holm ranks 48Before him are Alan Bates (1934), Emma Thompson (1959), Colin Firth (1960), Benny Hill (1924), Hugh Grant (1960), and Kenneth Branagh (1960). After him are Daniel Craig (1968), Bob Hoskins (1942), Sam Neill (1947), Ralph Fiennes (1962), Cary Grant (1904), and Charles Dance (1946).

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