Samantha Morton pays tribute to ‘inspiring, generous’ father-in-law Sir Ian Holm

The Walking Dead star, who is married to Sir Ian’s son Harry, shared a video of the veteran actor reciting Puck’s soliloquy from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Good night Ian.” The actress, whose credits also include Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them, met Sir Ian’s filmmaker son Harry while filming a music video. A statement from his agent, Alex Irwin, said: “His portrayal of Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings trilogies ensured the magic of his craft could be shared by all generations. He found a new audience in the 1990s in the role of Pod in the TV adaptation of The Borrowers, in which he starred opposite Dame Penelope Wilton and Rebecca Callard.