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Ian McKellen

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.


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Born:
May 25, 1939 In Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
115
First Appeared:
In the movie Hamlet Revenant
Latest Project:
Movie Cats 2019-12-19
Known For
Poster of Windmills of the Gods
Poster of Country Matters

Ian McKellen Movies Filmography

Movie
Hamlet Revenant
2021
Movie
How a Kite Flies
Kite 2021
Movie
The Good Liar
Roy Courtnay 2019-11-08
Movie
Cats
Gus, the Theatre Cat 2019-12-19
Movie
Animal Crackers
Horatio P. Huntington (voice) 2018-06-07
Movie
McKellen: Playing the Part
Himself 2018-05-27
Movie
National Theatre Live: King Lear
King Lear 2018-09-27
Movie
All Is True
Earl of Southampton 2018-12-21
Movie
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
Himself 2017-03-11
Movie
Edmund the Magnificent
Narrator 2017-01-01
Movie
The Paul O'Grady Story
Himself 2017-06-23
Movie
Beauty and the Beast
Cogsworth 2017-03-16
Movie
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2016-04-23
Movie
The Roof
And Even Yet Another Fan 2016-03-31
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
The Dresser
Norman 2015-10-31
Movie
Mr. Holmes
Sherlock Holmes 2015-06-19
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
Series
Vicious
Freddie Thornhill 2013-04-29
Movie
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Gandalf 2013-12-11
Movie
The Wolverine
Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (uncredited) 2013-07-23
Movie
The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
2013-11-23
Movie
Doctor Who: The Snowmen
The Great Intelligence (voice) 2012-12-25
Movie
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Gandalf 2012-11-26
Movie
London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony
Himself 2012-08-29
Movie
The Betty Driver Story
Himself (as Sir Ian McKellan) 2011-02-01
Movie
A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation
Narrator (voice) 2010-06-25
Series
The Prisoner
2 / Curtis 2009-11-15
Movie
King Lear
King Lear 2008-08-06
Movie
Stardust
Narrator (voice) 2007-08-09
Movie
For the Love of God
The Jackdaw 2007-02-28
Movie
The Golden Compass
Iorek Byrnison (voice) 2007-12-04
Movie
Doogal
Zebedee 2006-02-24
Movie
X-Men: The Excitement Continues
Himself 2006-10-02
Movie
Flushed Away
The Toad (voice) 2006-10-22
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
Series
The One Show
Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie
Asylum
Dr. Peter Cleave 2005-09-09
Movie
Neverwas
Gabriel Finch 2005-09-09
Movie
The Hobart Shakespeareans
Himself 2005-09-06
Series
Extras
Ian McKellen 2005-07-21
Series
Doctor Who
Voice of the Snowman 2005-03-26
Movie
The Magic Roundabout
Zebedee 2005-01-19
Movie
Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!!
Himself 2004-07-23
Movie
X-Men: Production Scrapbook
Himself 2003-11-02
Series
Churchill
Himself - Narrator (voice) 2003-10-08
Movie
X2
Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto 2003-04-24
Series
Real Time with Bill Maher
Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie
X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects
Himself 2003-02-11
Movie
X-Men: Premieres Around the World
Himself 2003-02-11
Series
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie
Émile
Emile 2003-01-01
Movie
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Gandalf the White 2003-12-01
Movie
The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2
Himself 2003-11-25
Movie
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Gandalf the White 2002-12-18
Series
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
National Geographic - Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring
Himself 2001-12-23
Movie
Quest for the Ring
Himself 2001-11-29
Movie
X-Men: The Mutant Watch
Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2000-07-02
Movie
X-Men
Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto 2000-07-13
Movie
Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man
Narrator (voice) 2000-05-05
Movie
Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!
Himself 2000-01-01
Movie
The World of Gods and Monsters: A Journey with James Whale
1999-06-08
Series
David Copperfield
Creakle 1999-12-25
Movie
Apt Pupil
Kurt Dussander 1998-10-23
Movie
Swept from the Sea
Dr. James Kennedy 1998-01-23
Movie
Gods and Monsters
James Whale 1998-01-21
Movie
Bent
Uncle Freddie 1997-11-26
Series
The View
Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie
A Bit Of Scarlet
Narrator 1997-06-20
Movie
Rasputin
Tsar Nicholas II 1996-03-23
Movie
Jack & Sarah
William 1995-06-02
Movie
Cold Comfort Farm
Amos Starkadder 1995-01-01
Movie
Restoration
Will Gates 1995-12-29
Movie
Richard III
Richard III 1995-12-29
Movie
To Die For
Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice) 1994-12-02
Movie
The Shadow
Dr. Reinhardt Lane 1994-07-01
Series
Inside the Actors Studio
Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie
David Macaulay: Roman City
Augustus Caesar (voice) 1994-02-15
Movie
I'll Do Anything
John Earl McAlpine 1994-02-04
Movie
Last Action Hero
Death 1993-06-18
Movie
The Ballad of Little Jo
Percy Corcoran 1993-08-20
Series
Tales of the City
Archibald Anson Gidde 1993-09-28
Movie
Six Degrees of Separation
Geoffrey Miller 1993-12-08
Movie
And the Band Played On
Bill Kraus 1993-09-11
Movie
Othello
Iago 1990-06-23
Movie
Scandal
John Profumo 1989-03-03
Series
The Simpsons
Unknown 1989-12-17
Series
Windmills of the Gods
Chairman 1988-02-07
Movie
Zina
Kronfeld 1986-07-22
Movie
Plenty
Sir Andrew Charleson 1985-09-20
Series
Playing Shakespeare
1984-07-29
Movie
The Keep
Dr. Theodore Cuza 1983-12-16
Movie
Walter and June
Walter 1983-04-30
Movie
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Chauvelin 1982-11-09
Movie
Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare
1982-04-25
Movie
Priest of Love
D.H. Lawrence 1981-10-11
Series
Armchair Thriller
Anthony Skipling 1978-02-21
Movie
The Vanishing Army
1978-11-29
Series
Saturday Night Live
Unknown 1975-10-11
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
Alfred the Great
Roger 1969-10-08
Movie
A Touch of Love
George Matthews 1969-08-19
Series
Play of the Month
Unknown 1965-10-19
Series
Coronation Street
Unknown 1960-12-09
Series
The Academy Awards
Unknown 1953-03-18