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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 Oscar (The Academy Awards) 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Animal Crackers 2017-09-01
Known For
Poster of Real Time with Bill Maher
Poster of Verano de corrupción
Poster of Hedda Gabler
Movie Animal Crackers Horatio P. Huntington (voice) 2017-09-01
Series Jackanory Reader 2017
Series Pillar of Fire Unknown 2017
Movie La bella y la bestia Cogsworth 2017-03-16
Movie Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage Himself 2016-12-30
Movie Shakespeare Live! From the RSC 2016-04-23
Movie The Roof And Even Yet Another Fan 2016-03-31
Movie El ayuda de cámara Norman 2015-10-31
Movie Mutant vs. Machine: The Making of X-Men: Days of Future Past Himself 2015-07-14
Movie X-Men: Unguarded Himself 2015-07-14
Movie Mr. Holmes Sherlock Holmes 2015-06-19
Movie The Battle of Dol Guldur Gandalf 2015-03-18
Movie Miss in Her Teens The Prologue 2014-04-15
Movie El Hobbit: La batalla de los cinco ejércitos Gandalf 2014-12-10
Movie X-Men: Días del futuro pasado Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old) 2014-05-15
Movie El Hobbit: La desolación de Smaug Gandalf 2013-12-11
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot 2013-11-23
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie Lobezno inmortal Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto 2013-07-23
Series Vicious Freddie Thornhill 2013-04-29
Movie Doctor Who: The Snowmen 2012-12-25
Movie El Hobbit: Un viaje inesperado Gandalf 2012-11-26
Movie London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony Himself 2012-08-29
Movie Looking for Lowry Himself 2011-04-24
Series The Prisoner 2 / Curtis 2009-11-15
Movie King Lear King Lear 2008-08-06
Movie La brújula dorada Iorek Byrnison (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie For the Love of God The Jackdaw 2007-02-28
Movie Stardust Narrator (voice) 2007-08-09
Movie Ratónpolis The Toad (voice) 2006-10-22
Movie X-Men: The Excitement Continues Himself 2006-10-02
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie X-Men: La decisión final Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto 2006-05-24
Movie El código Da Vinci Sir Leigh Teabing 2006-05-17
Movie Saint of 9/11 Narrator 2006-04-27
Movie Doogal Zebedee 2006-02-24
Movie Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Himself 2006-01-01
Series Doctor Who Voice of the Snowman 2005-03-26
Movie El tiovivo mágico Zebedee 2005-01-19
Movie Obsesión Dr. Peter Cleave 2005-09-09
Series Extras Ian McKellen 2005-07-21
Movie The Hobart Shakespeareans Himself 2005-09-06
Movie El libro mágico Gabriel Finch 2005-09-09
Series The Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Movie El señor de los anillos: El retorno del Rey Gandalf the White 2003-12-01
Movie The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 Himself 2003-11-25
Series Churchill Himself - Narrator (voice) 2003-10-08
Movie X-Men 2 Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2003-04-24
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Émile Emile 2003-01-01
Series Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Movie El señor de los anillos: Las dos torres Gandalf the White 2002-12-18
Movie El señor de los anillos: La comunidad del anillo Gandalf the Grey 2001-12-18
Movie A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' Himself 2001-12-09
Movie Quest for the Ring Himself 2001-11-29
Movie X-Men Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2000-07-13
Movie Circo del Sol: Journey of Man Narrator(Voice) 2000-05-05
Movie Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed! Himself 2000-01-01
Series David Copperfield Creakle 1999-12-25
Movie Verano de corrupción Kurt Dussander 1998-10-23
Movie El hombre que vino del mar Dr. James Kennedy 1998-01-23
Movie Dioses y monstruos James Whale 1998-01-21
Movie A Bit Of Scarlet Narrator 1997-06-20
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Bent Uncle Freddie 1997-11-26
Movie Rasputin Tsar Nicholas II 1996-03-23
Movie Ricardo III Richard III 1995-12-29
Movie Restauración Will Gates 1995-12-29
Movie Jack y Sarah William 1995-06-02
Movie Cold Comfort Farm Amos Starkadder 1995-01-01
Movie To Die For Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice) 1994-12-02
Movie La sombra Dr. Reinhardt Lane 1994-07-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Aprendiendo a vivir John Earl McAlpine 1994-02-04
Series Tales of the City Archibald Anson Gidde 1993-05-08
Movie El último gran héroe Death 1993-06-18
Movie The Ballad of Little Jo Percy Corcoran 1993-08-20
Movie En el filo de la duda Bill Kraus 1993-09-11
Movie Seis grados de separación Geoffrey Miller 1993-12-08
Movie Othello Iago 1990-06-23
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Escándalo John Profumo 1989-03-03
Movie Zina Kronfeld 1986-07-22
Movie Plenty Sir Andrew Charleson 1985-09-20
Movie La fortaleza Dr. Theodore Cuza 1983-12-16
Movie Walter and June Walter 1983-04-30
Movie Pimpinela Escarlata Chauvelin 1982-11-09
Movie Walter Walter 1982-11-02
Movie Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare 1982-04-25
Movie Priest of Love D.H. Lawrence 1981-10-11
Movie Macbeth Macbeth 1979-02-02
Series Armchair Thriller Anthony Skipling 1978-02-21
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Playhouse 1974-03-13
Movie Hedda Gabler George Tesman 1972-10-20
Series Country Matters David Masterman 1972-08-20
Movie Edward II King Edward 1970-08-06
Movie The Promise 1969-12-01
Movie Alfredo el Grande Roger 1969-10-08
Movie Su vida íntima George Matthews 1969-08-19
Series David Copperfield David Copperfield 1966-01-16
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Series Coronation Street Unknown 1960-12-09
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18