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Actor Ian Holm, perhaps best known for his role as Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, has passed away.  He was 88.

Among the other films in which Holm starred:  Nicholas and Alexandra, Young Winston, Robin and Marian, Alien, Chariots of Fire, Time Bandits, Brazil, Naked Lunch, Big Night, The Fifth Element, Incognito, Joe Gould's Secret, The Day After Tomorrow, The Aviator, and Ratatouille.