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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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Born:
May 25, 1939 In Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
79
First Appeared:
In the movie Alfred the Great 1969-10-08
Latest Project:
tv Pillar of Fire 2018
Known For
Poster of Extras
Poster of Real Time with Bill Maher
Filmography
tv Pillar of Fire Unknown 2018
Movie Animal Crackers Horatio P. Huntington (voice) 2017-09-01
Movie Beauty and the Beast Cogsworth 2017-03-16
Movie Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage Himself 2016-12-30
Movie National Theatre Live: No Man's Land Spooner 2016-12-15
Movie Shakespeare Live! From the RSC 2016-04-23
Movie The Roof And Even Yet Another Fan 2016-03-31
Movie There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut Gandalf 2015-01-22
Movie The Battle of Dol Guldur Gandalf 2015-03-18
Movie Mr. Holmes Sherlock Holmes 2015-06-19
Movie The Dresser Norman 2015-10-31
Movie The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering Storm Himself/Gandalf the Grey 2015-11-17
Movie Mutant vs. Machine: The Making of X-Men: Days of Future Past Himself 2015-07-14
Movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Gandalf 2014-12-10
Movie X-Men: Days of Future Past Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old) 2014-05-15
Movie Miss in Her Teens The Prologue 2014-04-15
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
tv Vicious Freddie Thornhill 2013-04-29
Movie The Wolverine Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto 2013-07-23
Movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Gandalf 2013-12-11
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot 2013-11-23
Movie The Appendices: Part Ten - The Journey to Erebor himself 2013-12-13
Movie The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 himself 2013-12-13
Movie Doctor Who: The Snowmen 2012-12-25
Movie The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1 himself 2012-12-13
Movie The Appendices: Part Eight - Return to Middle-earth himself 2012-12-13
Movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Gandalf 2012-11-26
Movie London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony Himself 2012-08-29
Movie Lady Grey London 2011-01-01
tv The Prisoner 2009-11-15
Movie King Lear King Lear 2008-08-06
Movie The Golden Compass Iorek Byrnison (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie Stardust Narrator (voice) 2007-08-09
Movie For the Love of God The Jackdaw 2007-02-28
Movie Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Himself 2006-01-01
Movie Doogal Zebedee 2006-02-24
Movie Saint of 9/11 Narrator 2006-04-27
Movie The Da Vinci Code Sir Leigh Teabing 2006-05-17
Movie X-Men: The Last Stand Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto 2006-05-24
Movie X-Men: The Excitement Continues Himself 2006-10-02
Movie X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy Himself 2006-10-02
Movie Flushed Away The Toad 2006-10-22
tv The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Neverwas Gabriel Finch 2005-09-09
Movie Asylum Dr. Peter Cleave 2005-09-09
Movie The Hobart Shakespeareans Himself 2005-09-06
tv Extras Ian McKellen 2005-07-21
tv Doctor Who Voice of the Snowman 2005-03-26
Movie The Magic Roundabout Zebedee 2005-01-19
Movie The Appendices: Part Five Ian McKellen 2004-12-14
Movie The Appendices: Part Six Ian McKellen 2004-12-14
Movie X2 Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2003-04-24
tv Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
tv Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Émile Emile 2003-01-01
Movie The Appendices: Part Four Ian McKellen 2003-11-18
Movie The Appendices: Part Three Ian McKellen 2003-11-18
Movie The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 Himself 2003-11-25
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Gandalf the White 2003-12-01
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Gandalf the White 2002-12-18
Movie The Appendices: Part One Ian McKellen 2002-11-12
Movie The Appendices: Part Two Ian McKellen 2002-11-12
tv Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 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 Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed! Himself 2000-01-01
Movie Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man Narrator(Voice) 2000-05-05
Movie X-Men Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2000-07-13
Movie David Copperfield Creakle 1999-12-25
Movie Zina Kronfeld 1986-07-22
Movie Plenty Sir Andrew Charleson 1985-09-20
Movie Walter and June Walter 1983-04-30
Movie The Scarlet Pimpernel Chauvelin 1982-11-09
Movie Walter Walter 1982-11-02
Movie Priest of Love D.H. Lawrence 1981-10-11
Movie A Performance of Macbeth Macbeth 1979-02-02
Movie Edward II King Edward 1970-08-06
Movie Alfred the Great Roger 1969-10-08