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Ian McKellen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards and two Critics' Choice Awards. He has also received two Academy Award nominations, eight BAFTA film and TV nominations and five Emmy Award nominations. McKellen's work spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. His notable film roles include Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and Magneto in the X-Men films. McKellen was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1979, was knighted in 1991 for services to the performing arts, and was made a Companion of Honour for services to drama and to equality, in the 2008 New Year Honours.

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May 25, 1939 In Burnley, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Playhouse 1974-03-13
Latest Project:
Movie Animal Crackers 2017-09-01
Known For
Movie Η Πεντάμορφη Και Το Τέρας Cogsworth 2017-03-16
Movie Animal Crackers Horatio P. Huntington (voice) 2017-09-01
Movie X-Men: Απόκαλιψ Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Older) 2016-05-18
Movie J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Gandalf 2015-02-01
Movie The Hobbit - The Tolkien Edit Gandalf 2015-01-13
Movie The Hobbit: The Dwarves of Erebor Gandalf 2015-01-01
Movie The Hobbit: The Orc of Gundabad Gandalf 2015-05-01
Movie Ο Κύριος Χολμς Sherlock Holmes 2015-06-19
Movie The Appendices: Part Eleven - The Battle Of The Five Armies Gandalf 2015-12-23
Movie J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Gandalf 2015-12-01
Movie J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Gandalf 2015-12-01
Movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition Gandalf 2015-11-26
Movie The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering Storm Himself/Gandalf the Grey 2015-11-17
Movie X-Men: Ημέρες Ενός Ξεχασμένου Μέλλοντος Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old) 2014-05-15
Movie X-Men: Reunited Himself 2014-11-14
Movie Χόμπιτ: Η Μάχη Των Πέντε Στρατών Gandalf 2014-12-10
Series Vicious Freddie Thornhill 2013-04-29
Movie Γούλβεριν Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto 2013-07-23
Movie The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 himself 2013-12-13
Movie Χόμπιτ: Η Ερημιά Του Νοσφιστή Gandalf 2013-12-11
Movie Χόμπιτ: Ένα Αναπάντεχο Ταξίδι Gandalf 2012-11-26
Movie The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1 himself 2012-12-13
Movie Doctor Who: The Snowmen 2012-12-25
Series The Prisoner 2009-11-15
Movie Αστερόσκονη Narrator (voice) 2007-08-09
Movie Το Αστέρι του Βορρά Iorek Byrnison (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie Saint of 9/11 Narrator 2006-04-27
Movie Doogal Zebedee 2006-02-24
Movie Κώδικας Da Vinci Sir Leigh Teabing 2006-05-17
Movie X-Men: Η Τελική Αναμέτρηση Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto 2006-05-24
Movie X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy Himself 2006-10-02
Movie X-Men: The Excitement Continues Himself 2006-10-02
Movie The Magic Roundabout Zebedee 2005-01-19
Movie Asylum Dr. Peter Cleave 2005-09-09
Movie Neverwas Gabriel Finch 2005-09-09
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Extended Edition Gandalf 2004-12-11
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended Edition) Gandalf the Grey 2004-12-14
Movie X-Men 2 Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2003-04-24
Movie Ο Άρχοντας Των Δαχτυλιδιών: Η Επιστροφή Του Βασιλιά Gandalf the White 2003-12-01
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Extended Edition Gandalf 2003-11-18
Movie Ο Άρχοντας Των Δαχτυλιδιών: Οι Δύο Πύργοι Gandalf the White 2002-12-18
Movie A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' Himself 2001-12-09
Movie Ο Άρχοντας Των Δαχτυλιδιών: Η Συντροφιά Του Δαχτυλιδιού Gandalf the Grey 2001-12-18
Movie X-Men: Production Scrapbook Himself 2000-11-02
Movie Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed! Himself 2000-01-01
Movie X-Men Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2000-07-13
Movie Δαβίδ Κόπερφιλντ Creakle 1999-12-25
Movie Swept from the Sea Dr. James Kennedy 1998-01-23
Movie Apt Pupil Kurt Dussander 1998-10-23
Movie Bent Uncle Freddie 1997-11-26
Movie Rasputin Tsar Nicholas II 1996-03-23
Movie Τα χρόνια της φωτιάς Will Gates 1995-12-29
Movie To Die For Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice) 1994-12-02
Series Tales of the City Archibald Anson Gidde 1993-05-08
Movie Ο τελευταίος μεγάλος ήρωας Death 1993-06-18
Movie And the Band Played On Bill Kraus 1993-09-11
Movie Scandal John Profumo 1989-03-03
Movie Scandal John Profumo 1989-04-28
Movie Windmills of the Gods Chairman 1988-02-07
Movie Walter and June Walter 1983-04-30
Movie Το Οχυρό Dr. Theodore Cuza 1983-12-16
Movie Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare 1982-04-25
Movie Priest of Love D.H. Lawrence 1981-10-11
Movie A Performance of Macbeth Macbeth 1979-02-02
Series Armchair Thriller Anthony Skipling 1978-02-21
Series Playhouse 1974-03-13