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Ian McKellen

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) | The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 44 wins & 37 nominations More »
AKA 
Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
BORN 
May 25, 1939 (age 75)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (57 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (44 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for ViciousVicious (TV Series) Freddie Thornhill (7 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 7
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  • Primary photo for The Five(ish) Doctors RebootThe Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie) Ian McKellen  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) Great Intelligence (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The Snowmen (Dec 25, 2012) Great Intelligence (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2012), Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007–2012 3
  • Primary photo for The Academy: SpecialThe Academy: Special (TV Movie) Murray  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony: EnlightenmentLondon 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony: Enlightenment (TV Movie) The Tempest - Prospero  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The PrisonerThe Prisoner (TV Mini-series) 2 / Curtis / Un-Two (6 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 6
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  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006), Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2006–2009 2
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) King Lear (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for King LearKing Lear (TV Movie) King Lear  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for ExtrasExtras (TV Series) Ian McKellen (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (TV Series) Mel Hutchwright (10 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005 10
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  • Primary photo for ChurchillChurchill (TV Series) Narrator (3 episodes, 2003–2004)  Less 2003–2004 3
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Sir Ian McKellen (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • The Regina Monologues (Nov 23, 2003) Sir Ian McKellen (voice) (as Sir Ian McKellen)  Less
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Movie) Creakle  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for RasputinRasputin (TV Movie) Tsar Nicholas II  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Cold Comfort FarmCold Comfort Farm (TV Movie) Amos Starkadder  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Armistead Maupin's Tales of the CityArmistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-series) Archibald Anson Gidde (3 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 3
    • Episode #1.6 (Jan 12, 1994) Archibald Anson Gidde (credit only)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Jan 12, 1994) Archibald Anson Gidde  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Jan 11, 1994) Archibald Anson Gidde  Less
  • Primary photo for And the Band Played OnAnd the Band Played On (TV Movie) Bill Kraus  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Iago (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Countdown to WarCountdown to War (TV Movie) Adolf Hitler  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Windmills of the GodsWindmills of the Gods (TV Movie) Chairman  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Walter and JuneWalter and June (TV Movie) Walter  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for WalterWalter (TV Movie) Walter  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Scarlet PimpernelThe Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Movie) Chauvelin  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Ian McKellen: Acting ShakespeareIan McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (TV Movie) Himself, Writer (Concept)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Armchair ThrillerArmchair Thriller (TV Series) Antony Skipling / Anthony Skipling (4 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 4
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  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Alexander (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for A Performance of MacbethA Performance of Macbeth (TV Movie) Macbeth  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Reader (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Late Night DramaLate Night Drama (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Captain Plume / George Tesman / Ross / T.E. Lawrence / Simon Bliss (4 episodes, 1968–1973)  Less 1968–1973 4
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  • Primary photo for Country MattersCountry Matters (TV Mini-series) David Masterman (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for BBC Show of the WeekBBC Show of the Week (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Lyov (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Tragedy of King Richard IIThe Tragedy of King Richard II (TV Movie) King Richard II  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for HamletHamlet (TV Movie) Hamlet  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Edward IIEdward II (TV Movie) King Edward  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for SoloSolo (TV Series) John Keats (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Series) David Copperfield (9 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966 9
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  • Primary photo for The Wednesday PlayThe Wednesday Play (TV Series) Wolf (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Sunday Out of SeasonSunday Out of Season (TV Movie) Victor Leech  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Indian Tales of Rudyard KiplingThe Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (TV Series) Plowden (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
Self (163 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (24 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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