Ian McKellen

 


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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Ian McKellen is known for:



The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies



X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past



The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring



The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers



The Simpsons

The Simpsons



Doctor Who

Doctor Who



Coronation Street

Coronation Street



Real Time with Bill Maher

Real Time with Bill Maher


Ian McKellen Movie Credits


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Character : Gandalf the Grey

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Character : Gandalf the White

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Character : Gandalf the White

 

The Da Vinci Code

Character : Sir Leigh Teabing

Swept from the Sea

Character : Dr. James Kennedy

Jack & Sarah

Character : William

The Golden Compass

Character : Iorek Byrnison (voice)

Stardust

Character : Narrator (voice)

And the Band Played On

Character : Bill Kraus

Gods and Monsters

Character : James Whale

Neverwas

Character : Gabriel Finch

Six Degrees of Separation

Character : Geoffrey Miller

Richard III

Character : Richard III

Flushed Away

Character : The Toad (voice)

The Scarlet Pimpernel

Character : Chauvelin

Doogal

Character : Zebedee

Asylum

Character : Dr. Peter Cleave

The Shadow

Character : Dr. Reinhardt Lane

Scandal

Character : John Profumo

Cold Comfort Farm

Character : Amos Starkadder

The Keep

Character : Dr. Theodore Cuza

Apt Pupil

Character : Kurt Dussander

Last Action Hero

Character : Death

Macbeth

Character : Macbeth

Plenty

Character : Sir Andrew Charleson

Émile

Character : Emile

X-Men

Character : Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto

X2

Character : Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto

X-Men: The Last Stand

Character : Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto

King Lear

Character : King Lear

The Magic Roundabout

Character : Zebedee

Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man

Character : Narrator(Voice)

Rasputin

Character : Tsar Nicholas II

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Character : Gandalf

Priest of Love

Character : D.H. Lawrence

Bent

Character : Uncle Freddie

The Ballad of Little Jo

Character : Percy Corcoran

Alfred the Great

Character : Roger

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Character : Gandalf

Walter

Character : Walter

Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!

Character : Himself

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Character : Gandalf

Saint of 9/11

Character : Narrator

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Character : Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old)

London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony

Character : Himself

The Battle of Dol Guldur

Character : Gandalf

Thank You All Very Much

Character : George Matthews

To Die For

Character : Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice)

Walter and June

Character : Walter

Muse of Fire

Character : Himself

A Bit Of Scarlet

Character : Narrator

Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare

Character : No character defined

Zina

Character : Kronfeld

Othello

Character : Iago

Miss in Her Teens

Character : The Prologue

For the Love of God

Character : The Jackdaw

Mr. Holmes

Character : Sherlock Holmes

I'll Do Anything

Character : John Earl McAlpine

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

Character : No character defined

The Hobart Shakespeareans

Character : Himself

The Dresser

Character : Norman

Doctor Who: The Snowmen

Character : No character defined

Beauty and the Beast

Character : Cogsworth

Edward II

Character : King Edward

Looking for Lowry

Character : Himself

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Character : No character defined

The Promise

Character : No character defined

Restoration

Character : Will Gates

Hedda Gabler

Character : George Tesman

The Roof

Character : And Even Yet Another Fan

National Theatre Live: No Man's Land

Character : Spooner

The Wolverine

Character : Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto

Animal Crackers

Character : Horatio P. Huntington (voice)

Quest for the Ring

Character : Himself

X-Men: Production Scrapbook

Character : Himself

X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects

Character : Himself

X-Factor: The Look of X-Men

Character : Himself

X-Men: Premieres Around the World

Character : Himself

The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2

Character : Himself

X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy

Character : Himself

X-Men: The Excitement Continues

Character : Himself

Mutant vs. Machine: The Making of X-Men: Days of Future Past

Character : Himself

X-Men: Reunited

Character : Himself

X-Men: Unguarded

Character : Himself

A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings'

Character : Himself

Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage

Character : Himself

A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation

Character : Narrator (voice)

Hamlet Revenant

Character : No character defined

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Character : No character defined

The Good Liar

Character : Roy Courtnay

The Betty Driver Story

Character : Himself (as Sir Ian McKellan)

The Paul O'Grady Story

Character : Himself

McKellen: Playing the Part

Character : Himself

David Copperfield

Character : Creakle

National Theatre Live: King Lear

Character : King Lear

Cats

Character : No character defined

Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!!

Character : Himself

Ian McKellen Tv Credits


Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Character : No character defined

The One Show

Character : No character defined

The View

Character : No character defined

Real Time with Bill Maher

Character : No character defined

David Copperfield

Character : David Copperfield

Churchill

Character : Himself - Narrator (voice)

Country Matters

Character : David Masterman

Playhouse

Character : No character defined

Tales of the City

Character : Archibald Anson Gidde

Inside the Actors Studio

Character : No character defined

The Simpsons

Character : No character defined

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Character : No character defined

The Paul O'Grady Show

Character : No character defined

Armchair Thriller

Character : Anthony Skipling

Play of the Month

Character : No character defined

The Academy Awards

Character : No character defined

The Prisoner

Character : 2 / Curtis

Saturday Night Live

Character : No character defined

Coronation Street

Character : No character defined

Doctor Who

Character : Voice of the Snowman

Extras

Character : Ian McKellen

Vicious

Character : Freddie Thornhill

An Audience with...

Character : Himself

David Copperfield

Character : Creakle

Windmills of the Gods

Character : Chairman

Playing Shakespeare

Character : No character defined

Trailblazer Honors

Character : Himself