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Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen

Biography

Ian McKellen, né le 25 mai 1939 à Burnley (Lancashire), est un acteur britannique. Actif tant dans le théâtre classique et contemporain qu'au cinéma, il est également connu pour son militantisme en faveur des droits des personnes LGBT. Malgré une carrière plutôt éclectique, il est surtout connu du grand public pour le rôle de Gandalf dans les trilogies Le Seigneur des anneaux et Le Hobbit de Peter Jackson, ainsi que pour celui de Magnéto dans les films X-men. Il est chevalier commandeur dans l...

Born: Thursday, May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK

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Cats

Cats

as Gus The Theater Cat
Release Date: December 20, 2019

Upcoming

The Good Liar

as Roy Courtnay
Release Date: November 15, 2019

Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers

as Horatio P. Huntington (voice)
Release Date: January 04, 2019

All Is True

All Is True

as Henry Wriothesley
Release Date: December 21, 2018

National Theatre Live: King Lear

National Theatre Live: King Lear

as King Lear
Release Date: September 27, 2018

McKellen: Playing the Part

McKellen: Playing the Part

as Himself
Release Date: May 27, 2018

The Paul O'Grady Story

The Paul O'Grady Story

as Himself
Release Date: June 23, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

as Cogsworth
Release Date: March 17, 2017

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

Release Date: March 11, 2017

Edmund the Magnificent

Edmund the Magnificent

as Narrator
Release Date: January 01, 2017

Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage

Judi Dench: All the World's Her Stage

as Himself
Release Date: December 30, 2016

National Theatre Live: No Man's Land

National Theatre Live: No Man's Land

as Spooner
Release Date: December 15, 2016

The Dresser

The Dresser

as Norman
Release Date: May 30, 2016

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Release Date: April 23, 2016

The Roof

The Roof

as And Even Yet Another Fan
Release Date: March 31, 2016

Mr. Holmes

Mr. Holmes

as Sherlock Holmes
Release Date: July 17, 2015

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

as Himself
Release Date: July 14, 2015

X-Men: Unguarded

as Himself
Release Date: July 14, 2015

The Battle of Dol Guldur

The Battle of Dol Guldur

as Gandalf
Release Date: March 18, 2015

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

as Gandalf
Release Date: December 17, 2014

X-Men: Reunited

as Himself
Release Date: November 14, 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past

as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old)
Release Date: May 23, 2014

Miss in Her Teens

Miss in Her Teens

as The Prologue
Release Date: April 15, 2014

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

as Gandalf
Release Date: December 13, 2013

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot

Release Date: November 23, 2013

Muse of Fire

Muse of Fire

as Himself
Release Date: September 26, 2013

The Wolverine

The Wolverine

as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
Release Date: July 25, 2013

Doctor Who: The Snowmen

Doctor Who: The Snowmen

Release Date: December 25, 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

as Gandalf
Release Date: December 14, 2012

London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony

London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony

as Himself
Release Date: August 29, 2012

Looking for Lowry

as Himself
Release Date: April 24, 2011

The Betty Driver Story

The Betty Driver Story

as Himself (as Sir Ian McKellan)
Release Date: February 01, 2011

A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation

A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation

as Narrator (voice)
Release Date: June 25, 2010

King Lear

King Lear

as King Lear
Release Date: August 06, 2008

The Golden Compass

The Golden Compass

as Iorek Byrnison (voice)
Release Date: December 07, 2007

Stardust

Stardust

as Narrator (voice)
Release Date: August 09, 2007

For the Love of God

For the Love of God

as The Jackdaw
Release Date: February 28, 2007

Flushed Away

Flushed Away

as The Toad (voice)
Release Date: November 02, 2006

X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy

as Himself
Release Date: October 02, 2006

X-Men: The Excitement Continues

X-Men: The Excitement Continues

as Himself
Release Date: October 02, 2006

X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand

as Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto
Release Date: May 26, 2006

The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

as Sir Leigh Teabing
Release Date: May 19, 2006

Saint of 9/11

Saint of 9/11

as Narrator
Release Date: April 27, 2006

Doogal

Doogal

as Zebedee
Release Date: February 24, 2006

Neverwas

Neverwas

as Gabriel Finch
Release Date: September 09, 2005

Asylum

Asylum

as Dr. Peter Cleave
Release Date: September 09, 2005

The Hobart Shakespeareans

The Hobart Shakespeareans

as Himself
Release Date: September 06, 2005

Émile

Émile

as Emile
Release Date: March 04, 2005

The Magic Roundabout

The Magic Roundabout

as Zebedee
Release Date: February 02, 2005

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

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

as Himself
Release Date: July 23, 2004

The Lord of the Rings: The Quest Fulfilled

Release Date: December 26, 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

as Gandalf the White
Release Date: December 17, 2003

The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2

as Himself
Release Date: November 25, 2003

X2

X2

as Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto
Release Date: April 27, 2003

X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects

X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects

as Himself
Release Date: February 11, 2003

X-Factor: The Look of X-Men

as Himself
Release Date: February 11, 2003

X-Men: Premieres Around the World

X-Men: Premieres Around the World

as Himself
Release Date: February 11, 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

as Gandalf the White
Release Date: December 18, 2002

A day in the life of a hobbit

as Himself
Release Date: November 12, 2002

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

as Gandalf the Grey
Release Date: December 19, 2001

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

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

as Himself
Release Date: December 09, 2001

Quest for the Ring

Quest for the Ring

as Himself
Release Date: November 29, 2001

X-Men: Production Scrapbook

X-Men: Production Scrapbook

as Himself
Release Date: November 02, 2000

X-Men

X-Men

as Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto
Release Date: July 14, 2000

Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man

Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man

as Narrator (voice)
Release Date: May 05, 2000

Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!

Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!

as Himself
Release Date: January 01, 2000

David Copperfield

David Copperfield

as Creakle
Release Date: December 25, 1999

Apt Pupil

Apt Pupil

as Kurt Dussander
Release Date: October 23, 1998

Swept from the Sea

Swept from the Sea

as Dr. James Kennedy
Release Date: January 23, 1998

Gods and Monsters

Gods and Monsters

as James Whale
Release Date: January 21, 1998

Bent

Bent

as Uncle Freddie
Release Date: November 26, 1997

A Bit Of Scarlet

A Bit Of Scarlet

as Narrator
Release Date: June 20, 1997

Rasputin

Rasputin

as Tsar Nicholas II
Release Date: March 23, 1996

Richard III

Richard III

as Richard III
Release Date: December 29, 1995

Restoration

Restoration

as Will Gates
Release Date: December 29, 1995

Jack & Sarah

Jack & Sarah

as William
Release Date: June 02, 1995

Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm

as Amos Starkadder
Release Date: January 01, 1995

To Die For

To Die For

as Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice)
Release Date: December 02, 1994

The Shadow

The Shadow

as Dr. Reinhardt Lane
Release Date: July 01, 1994

David Macaulay: Roman City

David Macaulay: Roman City

as Augustus Caesar (voice)
Release Date: February 15, 1994

I'll Do Anything

I'll Do Anything

as John Earl McAlpine
Release Date: February 04, 1994

Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation

as Geoffrey Miller
Release Date: December 08, 1993

And the Band Played On

And the Band Played On

as Bill Kraus
Release Date: September 11, 1993

The Ballad of Little Jo

The Ballad of Little Jo

as Percy Corcoran
Release Date: August 20, 1993

Last Action Hero

Last Action Hero

as Death
Release Date: June 18, 1993

Othello

Othello

as Iago
Release Date: June 23, 1990

Scandal

Scandal

as John Profumo
Release Date: April 28, 1989

Zina

Zina

as Kronfeld
Release Date: July 22, 1986

Walter

Walter

as Walter
Release Date: July 01, 1986

Plenty

Plenty

as Sir Andrew Charleson
Release Date: September 20, 1985

The Keep

The Keep

as Dr. Theodore Cuza
Release Date: December 16, 1983

Walter and June

Walter and June

as Walter
Release Date: April 30, 1983

The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel

as Chauvelin
Release Date: November 09, 1982

Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare

Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare

Release Date: April 25, 1982

Priest of Love

Priest of Love

as D.H. Lawrence
Release Date: October 11, 1981

A Performance of Macbeth

A Performance of Macbeth

as Macbeth
Release Date: February 02, 1979

The Vanishing Army

Release Date: November 29, 1978

Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

as George Tesman
Release Date: October 20, 1972

Edward II

Edward II

as King Edward
Release Date: August 06, 1970

The Promise

Release Date: December 01, 1969

Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great

as Roger
Release Date: October 08, 1969

A Touch of Love

A Touch of Love

as George Matthews
Release Date: August 19, 1969


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Trailblazer Honors

First Air Date: June 27, 2014


Vicious

Vicious

First Air Date: April 29, 2013


Le Prisonnier

The Prisoner

First Air Date: November 15, 2009


The One Show

The One Show

First Air Date: August 14, 2006


Extras

Extras

First Air Date: July 21, 2005


Doctor Who

Doctor Who

First Air Date: March 26, 2005


The Paul O'Grady Show

First Air Date: October 11, 2004


Churchill

Churchill

First Air Date: October 08, 2003


Real Time with Bill Maher

Real Time with Bill Maher

First Air Date: February 21, 2003


Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

First Air Date: January 26, 2003


Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

First Air Date: June 08, 2002


David Copperfield

David Copperfield

First Air Date: December 25, 1999


The View

The View

First Air Date: August 11, 1997


Inside the Actors Studio

Inside the Actors Studio

First Air Date: June 01, 1994


Tales of the City

Tales of the City

First Air Date: May 08, 1993


Les Simpson

The Simpsons

First Air Date: December 17, 1989


Windmills of the Gods

Windmills of the Gods

First Air Date: February 07, 1988


Playing Shakespeare

Playing Shakespeare

First Air Date: July 29, 1984


Armchair Thriller

Armchair Thriller

First Air Date: February 21, 1978


An Audience with...

First Air Date: January 08, 1978


Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

First Air Date: October 11, 1975


Playhouse

First Air Date: March 13, 1974


Country Matters

Country Matters

First Air Date: August 20, 1972


David Copperfield

First Air Date: January 16, 1966


Play of the Month

Play of the Month

First Air Date: October 19, 1965


Coronation Street

Coronation Street

First Air Date: December 09, 1960


Cérémonie des Oscars

The Academy Awards

First Air Date: March 18, 1953


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