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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) 1929-05-16
Latest Project:
Movie Animal Crackers 2016-12-31
Known For
Poster of The Battle of Dol Guldur
Poster of The Hobart Shakespeareans
Poster of Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!
Poster of Priest of Love
Movie Animal Crackers 2016-12-31
Series Pillar of Fire Unknown 2016
Movie X-Men: Apocalipsis Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Older) 2016-05-18
Movie The Battle of Dol Guldur Gandalf 2015-03-18
Movie The Hobbit: The Dwarves of Erebor Gandalf 2015-01-01
Movie The Hobbit: The Orc of Gundabad Gandalf 2015-05-01
Movie There and Back Again Gandalf 2015-07-31
Movie Mr. Holmes Sherlock Holmes 2015-06-19
Movie The Dresser Norman 2015-10-31
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 (Future) 2014-05-15
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Series Vicious Freddie Thornhill 2013-04-29
Movie Lobezno inmortal Magneto 2013-07-23
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot 2013-11-23
Movie The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 himself 2013-12-13
Movie The Appendices: Part Ten - The Journey to Erebor himself 2013-12-13
Movie El Hobbit: La desolación de Smaug Gandalf 2013-12-11
Movie London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony Himself 2012-08-29
Movie El Hobbit: Un viaje inesperado Gandalf 2012-11-26
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 Lady Grey London 2011-01-01
Series The Prisoner 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 2007-08-09
Movie Doogal Zebedee 2006-02-24
Movie Saint of 9/11 Narrator 2006-04-27
Movie El código Da Vinci Sir Leigh Teabing 2006-05-17
Movie Ratónpolis The Toad 2006-10-22
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie X-Men: La decisión final Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto 2006-05-24
Movie El tiovivo mágico Zebedee 2005-01-19
Movie The Hobart Shakespeareans Himself 2005-09-06
Movie El libro mágico Gabriel Finch 2005-09-09
Movie Obsesión Dr. Peter Cleave 2005-09-09
Movie The Appendices: Part Six Ian McKellen 2004-12-14
Movie The Appendices: Part Five Ian McKellen 2004-12-14
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie X-Men 2 Eric Lensherr / Magneto 2003-04-24
Movie Émile Emile 2003-01-01
Movie El señor de los anillos: El retorno del Rey Gandalf the White 2003-12-01
Movie The Appendices: Part Three Ian McKellen 2003-11-18
Movie The Appendices: Part Four Ian McKellen 2003-11-18
Series Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Movie The Appendices: Part Two Ian McKellen 2002-11-12
Movie El señor de los anillos: Las dos torres Gandalf the White 2002-12-18
Movie The Appendices: Part One Ian McKellen 2002-11-12
Movie El señor de los anillos: La comunidad del anillo Gandalf the Grey 2001-12-18
Movie Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed! Himself 2000-01-01
Movie Circo del Sol: 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 Dioses y monstruos James Whale 1998-09-12
Movie El hombre que vino del mar Dr. James Kennedy 1998-01-23
Movie Verano de corrupción Kurt Dussander 1998-09-09
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie A Bit Of Scarlet Narrator 1997-06-20
Movie Bent Uncle Freddie 1997-11-26
Movie Rasputin Tsar Nicholas II 1996-03-23
Movie Cold Comfort Farm Amos Starkadder 1995-01-01
Movie Ricardo III Richard III 1995-12-29
Movie Jack y Sarah William 1995-06-02
Movie I'll Do Anything John Earl McAlpine 1994-02-04
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie La sombra Dr. Reinhardt Lane 1994-07-01
Movie To Die For Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice) 1994-12-02
Movie El último gran héroe Death 1993-06-17
Movie The Ballad of Little Jo Percy Corcoran 1993-08-20
Movie Seis grados de separación Geoffrey Miller 1993-12-08
Movie En el filo de la duda Bill Kraus 1993-09-11
Movie Othello Iago 1990-06-23
Movie Escándalo John Profumo 1989-03-03
Series Los Simpson Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Windmills of the Gods Chairman 1988-02-07
Movie Zina Kronfeld 1986-07-22
Movie Plenty Sir Andrew Charleson 1985-09-20
Movie Walter and June Walter 1983-04-30
Movie La Fortaleza Dr. Theodore Cuza 1983-12-16
Movie Pimpinela Escarlata Chauvelin 1982-11-09
Movie Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare 1982-04-25
Movie Walter Walter 1982-11-02
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 Country Matters David Masterman 1972-08-20
Movie Thank You All Very Much George Matthews 1969-08-19
Movie Alfredo el Grande Roger 1969-10-08
Series Coronation Street Unknown 1960-12-09
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1929-05-16