Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen

May 25, 1939
Burnley, England
Sir Ian Murray McKellen is
an English actor. He has received a Tony Award and two Academy Award
nominations. His work has spanned genres from Shakespearean and modern theatre
to popular fantasy and science fiction. He is known to many for roles such as
Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy and as Magneto in the X-Men
films. In 1988, McKellen came out
and announced he was gay. He became a founding member of Stonewall, one of the
United Kingdom's most influential LGBT rights groups, of which he remains a
prominent spokesman. He was made a Commander of
the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1979, and knighted in the 1991 New
Year Honours for his outstanding work and contributions to theatre. In the 2008
New Year Honours he was made a Companion of Honour (CH) for services to drama
and to equality.
Mr. Holmes (2015)
NR
0 votes

Mr. Holmes (2015)

Sherlock Holmes
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
84%
1,759 votes

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Future)
The Prisoner (2009)
90%
2 votes

The Prisoner (2009)

2
King Lear (2008)
77%
3 votes

King Lear (2008)

King Lear
The Golden Compass (2007)
66%
1,057 votes

The Golden Compass (2007)

Iorek Byrnison (voice)
Stardust (2007)
80%
1,624 votes

Stardust (2007)

Narrator
Flushed Away (2006)
70%
706 votes

Flushed Away (2006)

The Toad
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
73%
3,351 votes

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
70%
2,567 votes

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Sir Leigh Teabing
Doogal (2006)
38%
4 votes

Doogal (2006)

Zebedee
Neverwas (2005)
69%
15 votes

Neverwas (2005)

Gabriel Finch
Asylum (2005)
55%
8 votes

Asylum (2005)

Dr. Peter Cleave
Émile (2005)
50%
1 votes

Émile (2005)

Emile
The Magic Roundabout (2005)
60%
9 votes

The Magic Roundabout (2005)

Zebedee
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
90%
8,676 votes

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Gandalf the White
X2: X-Men United (2003)
78%
3,766 votes

X2: X-Men United (2003)

Eric Lensherr / Magneto
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
89%
8,499 votes

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Gandalf the White
X-Men (2000)
80%
4,899 votes

X-Men (2000)

Eric Lensherr / Magneto
Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (2000)
83%
6 votes

Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (2000)

Narrator(Voice)
David Copperfield (1999)
65%
6 votes

David Copperfield (1999)

Creakle
Apt Pupil (1998)
70%
111 votes

Apt Pupil (1998)

Kurt Dussander
Swept from the Sea (1998)
77%
6 votes

Swept from the Sea (1998)

Dr. James Kennedy
Gods and Monsters (1998)
77%
32 votes

Gods and Monsters (1998)

James Whale
Bent (1997)
72%
15 votes

Bent (1997)

Uncle Freddie
Rasputin (1996)
80%
4 votes

Rasputin (1996)

Tsar Nicholas II
Richard III (1995)
75%
11 votes

Richard III (1995)

Richard III
Jack & Sarah (1995)
79%
8 votes

Jack & Sarah (1995)

William
Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
79%
8 votes

Cold Comfort Farm (1995)

Amos Starkadder
The Shadow (1994)
68%
106 votes

The Shadow (1994)

Dr. Reinhardt Lane
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
67%
45 votes

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Geoffrey Miller
And the Band Played On (1993)
72%
12 votes

And the Band Played On (1993)

Bill Kraus
The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)
70%
2 votes

The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)

Percy Corcoran
Last Action Hero (1993)
69%
741 votes

Last Action Hero (1993)

Death
Scandal (1989)
62%
5 votes

Scandal (1989)

John Profumo
Plenty (1985)
70%
2 votes

Plenty (1985)

Sir Andrew Charleson
The Keep (1983)
66%
11 votes

The Keep (1983)

Dr. Theodore Cuza
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)
74%
5 votes

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)

Chauvelin
Walter (1982)
40%
1 votes

Walter (1982)

Walter
Priest of Love (1981)
NR
0 votes

Priest of Love (1981)

D.H. Lawrence
A Performance of Macbeth (1979)
NR
0 votes

A Performance of Macbeth (1979)

Macbeth
Alfred the Great (1969)
75%
2 votes

Alfred the Great (1969)

Roger
Extras (0)
81%
7 votes

Extras (0)

Himself
Richard III (1995)
75%
11 votes

Richard III (1995)

Co-Writer
Vicious
82%
215 votes

Vicious

Freddie
The Prisoner (2009)
66%
246 votes

The Prisoner (2009)

2
Churchill
NR
0 votes

Churchill

 
Coronation Street
82%
18 votes

Coronation Street

 
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