Reputed actor of Hollywood and British cinema, Ian Holm, famous for role of Bilbo Baggins in Lord of the Rings and other popular films like Alien, passed away on Friday, 19th June, at the age off 88. He breathed his last after having battled Parkinson's disease for quite some time. Confirming the news of the actor's death to The Guardian, his agent said, "It is with great sadness that the actor Sir Ian Holm CBE passed away this morning at the age of 88. The actor died from Parkinson related illness "peacefully in the hospital."
No sooner than the news of Ian Holm's death spread, the actor's admirers, especially those who fondly remember him his portrayal of hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the LOTR trilogy, took to Twitter to honour the actor. Read some of the best tweets below:
RIP, Ian Holmes, "Our Precious, Bilbo Baggins".
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