Goodbye to Ian Holm. Our Dear Bilbo.

He died this morning after a long illness. Have a safe journey into the Uttermost West, dear Hobbit.

This 2020 brings another bad news to Tolkien fans.

I’ve just learned that Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Buggings in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and appeared in a cameo in The Hobbit trilogy, died this morning.



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