Ian McKellen

 

 

Ian McKellen

Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK

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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Movies

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Gandalf the Grey
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Gandalf the White
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Gandalf the White
The Da Vinci Code
Sir Leigh Teabing
Swept from the Sea
Dr. James Kennedy
Jack & Sarah
William
The Golden Compass
Iorek Byrnison (voice)
Stardust
Narrator (voice)
And the Band Played On
Bill Kraus
Gods and Monsters
James Whale
Neverwas
Gabriel Finch
Six Degrees of Separation
Geoffrey Miller
Richard III
Richard III
Flushed Away
The Toad
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Chauvelin
Doogal
Zebedee
Asylum
Dr. Peter Cleave
The Shadow
Dr. Reinhardt Lane
Scandal
John Profumo
Cold Comfort Farm
Amos Starkadder
The Keep
Dr. Theodore Cuza
Apt Pupil
Kurt Dussander
Last Action Hero
Death
Macbeth
Macbeth
Plenty
Sir Andrew Charleson
David Copperfield
Creakle
Émile
Emile
X-Men
Eric Lensherr / Magneto
X2
Eric Lensherr / Magneto
X-Men: The Last Stand
Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto
King Lear
King Lear
The Magic Roundabout
Zebedee
Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man
Narrator(Voice)
Rasputin
Tsar Nicholas II
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Gandalf
Priest of Love
D.H. Lawrence
Bent
Uncle Freddie
The Ballad of Little Jo
Percy Corcoran
Alfred the Great
Roger
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Gandalf
Walter
Walter
Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!
Himself
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Gandalf
Saint of 9/11
Narrator
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old)
London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony
Himself
The Battle of Dol Guldur
Gandalf
Thank You All Very Much
George Matthews
To Die For
Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice)
Windmills of the Gods
Chairman
Walter and June
Walter
Muse of Fire
Himself
Lady Grey London
No character defined
A Bit Of Scarlet
Narrator
Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare
No character defined
Zina
Kronfeld
Othello
Iago
Miss in Her Teens
The Prologue
For the Love of God
The Jackdaw
Mr. Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
I'll Do Anything
John Earl McAlpine
The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2
himself
The Appendices: Part Ten - The Journey to Erebor
himself
The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1
himself
The Appendices: Part Eight - Return to Middle-earth
himself
The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
No character defined
The Hobart Shakespeareans
Himself
The Appendices: Part One
Ian McKellen
The Appendices: Part Two
Ian McKellen
The Appendices: Part Three
Ian McKellen
The Appendices: Part Four
Ian McKellen
The Appendices: Part Five
Ian McKellen
The Appendices: Part Six
Ian McKellen
The Dresser
Norman
Doctor Who: The Snowmen
No character defined
Beauty and the Beast
Cogsworth
Edward II
King Edward
Looking for Lowry
Himself
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
No character defined
The Promise
No character defined
Restoration
Will Gates
Hedda Gabler
George Tesman
The Roof
And Even Yet Another Fan
National Theatre Live: No Man's Land
Spooner
There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut
Gandalf
The Wolverine
Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering Storm
Himself/Gandalf the Grey
Animal Crackers
Horatio P. Huntington (voice)
Quest for the Ring
Himself
X-Men: Production Scrapbook
Himself
X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects
Himself
X-Factor: The Look of X-Men
Himself
X-Men: Premieres Around the World
Himself
The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2
Himself
X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy
Himself
X-Men: The Excitement Continues
Himself
Mutant vs. Machine: The Making of X-Men: Days of Future Past
Himself
X-Men: Reunited
Himself
X-Men: Unguarded
Himself
A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings'
Himself
Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage
Himself
A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation
Narrator (voice)
Hamlet Revenant
No character defined
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
No character defined

Tv

Jimmy Kimmel Live!
No character defined
The One Show
No character defined
The View
No character defined
Real Time with Bill Maher
No character defined
David Copperfield
David Copperfield
Churchill
Himself - Narrator (voice)
Country Matters
David Masterman
Playhouse
No character defined
Tales of the City
Archibald Anson Gidde
Inside the Actors Studio
No character defined
The Simpsons
No character defined
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
No character defined
The Paul O'Grady Show
No character defined
Armchair Thriller
Anthony Skipling
Play of the Month
No character defined
The Academy Awards
No character defined
The Prisoner
No character defined
Saturday Night Live
No character defined
Coronation Street
No character defined
Doctor Who
Voice of the Snowman
Extras
Ian McKellen
Vicious
Freddie Thornhill
An Audience with...
Himself