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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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Born:
May 25, 1939 In Burnley, England
Movie/TV Credits:
111
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Animal Crackers 2017-12-31
Known For
Poster of X-Men: Days of Future Past
Poster of Vicious
Poster of X2
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography

Pillar of Fire (2018)

Documentary
Series
as Unknown

Animal Crackers (2017)

Comedy Animation Adventure
Movie
as Horatio P. Huntington (voice)

Churchill (2018)

Documentary
Series

Jackanory (2018)

Series
as Reader

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Fantasy Romance
Movie
as Cogsworth
6.9 1902 votes

The Roof (2016)

Movie
as And Even Yet Another Fan

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (2016)

Music
Movie
6 1 votes

There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut (2015)

Fantasy Action
Movie
as Gandalf
10 1 votes

The Dresser (2015)

Drama
Movie
as Norman
6.8 15 votes

The Battle of Dol Guldur (2015)

Movie
as Gandalf
2.5 2 votes

Mr. Holmes (2015)

Drama Mystery
Movie
as Sherlock Holmes
6.5 542 votes

Miss in Her Teens (2014)

Comedy
Movie
as The Prologue

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Action Adventure Fantasy
Movie
as Gandalf
7.1 3796 votes

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Action Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction
Movie
as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old)
7.5 4849 votes

Muse of Fire (2013)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself

Vicious (2013)

Comedy
Series
as Freddie Thornhill
6.8 12 votes

The Wolverine (2013)

Action Science Fiction Adventure Fantasy
Movie
as Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
6.3 3429 votes

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013)

Movie
8.2 13 votes

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Adventure Fantasy
Movie
as Gandalf
7.6 3578 votes

The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 (2013)

Documentary
Movie
as himself
7.6 5 votes

The Appendices: Part Ten - The Journey to Erebor (2013)

Documentary
Movie
as himself
8 3 votes

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Adventure Fantasy Action
Movie
as Gandalf
6.9 7205 votes

The Appendices: Part Eight - Return to Middle-earth (2012)

Documentary
Movie
as himself

London 2012: Paralympics Opening Ceremony (2012)

Movie
as Himself

The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1 (2012)

Documentary
Movie
as himself
10 1 votes

Doctor Who: The Snowmen (2012)

Movie
7.7 15 votes

Lady Grey London (2011)

Movie

Looking for Lowry (2011)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself

The Prisoner (2009)

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
6.5 7 votes

King Lear (2008)

Drama
Movie
as King Lear
6.1 4 votes

The Golden Compass (2007)

Adventure Fantasy
Movie
as Iorek Byrnison (voice)
5.7 998 votes

For the Love of God (2007)

Animation Comedy
Movie
as The Jackdaw
4 2 votes

Stardust (2007)

Adventure Fantasy Romance Family
Movie
as Narrator (voice)
7.1 948 votes

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Thriller Mystery
Movie
as Sir Leigh Teabing
6.4 2052 votes

Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
6 2 votes

Doogal (2006)

Family
Movie
as Zebedee
3.3 16 votes

Saint of 9/11 (2006)

Documentary
Movie
as Narrator
5 1 votes

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

Adventure Action Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto
6.2 2853 votes

Flushed Away (2006)

Adventure Animation Comedy Family
Movie
as The Toad
6 622 votes

The One Show (2006)

News
Series
as Unknown
5.6 5 votes

The Magic Roundabout (2005)

Animation Family
Movie
as Zebedee
5.2 26 votes

Extras (2005)

Comedy
Series
as Ian McKellen
7.6 75 votes

Doctor Who (2005)

Action & Adventure Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Voice of the Snowman
7.1 568 votes

Neverwas (2005)

Drama Fantasy Thriller
Movie
as Gabriel Finch
6.3 22 votes

Asylum (2005)

Drama Thriller Romance
Movie
as Dr. Peter Cleave
6.6 18 votes

The Hobart Shakespeareans (2005)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself

The Paul O'Grady Show (2004)

Series
as Unknown
3.5 2 votes

The Appendices: Part Six (2004)

Documentary
Movie
as Ian McKellen
8.5 1 votes

The Appendices: Part Five (2004)

Documentary
Movie
as Ian McKellen
9 1 votes

Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Unknown
6.1 44 votes

X2 (2003)

Adventure Action Science Fiction Thriller
Movie
as Eric Lensherr / Magneto
6.8 2751 votes

Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)

Talk Comedy
Series
as Unknown
4.9 13 votes

Émile (2003)

Drama
Movie
as Emile
6 4 votes

The Appendices: Part Four (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Ian McKellen
9.3 2 votes

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Adventure Fantasy Action
Movie
as Gandalf the White
8 6494 votes

The Appendices: Part Three (2003)

Documentary
Movie
as Ian McKellen
9.5 2 votes

The Appendices: Part Two (2002)

Documentary
Movie
as Ian McKellen
9.3 2 votes

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
4.1 6 votes

The Appendices: Part One (2002)

Documentary
Movie
as Ian McKellen
8.8 2 votes

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Adventure Fantasy Action
Movie
as Gandalf the White
7.9 6132 votes

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Adventure Fantasy Action
Movie
as Gandalf the Grey
7.9 7155 votes

Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed! (2000)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself

X-Men (2000)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
Movie
as Eric Lensherr / Magneto
6.7 3356 votes

Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (2000)

Drama Family Music
Movie
as Narrator(Voice)
6.1 5 votes

David Copperfield (1999)

Drama
Movie
as Creakle
7.4 22 votes

Swept from the Sea (1998)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Dr. James Kennedy
6.7 6 votes

Gods and Monsters (1998)

Drama
Movie
as James Whale
6.6 62 votes

Apt Pupil (1998)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Kurt Dussander
6.1 140 votes

A Bit Of Scarlet (1997)

Documentary
Movie
as Narrator

The View (1997)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
2.5 13 votes

Bent (1997)

Drama History Romance
Movie
as Uncle Freddie
6.1 28 votes

Rasputin (1996)

History Drama
Movie
as Tsar Nicholas II
5.5 11 votes

Cold Comfort Farm (1995)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Amos Starkadder
6.9 19 votes

Jack & Sarah (1995)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as William
4.9 9 votes

Richard III (1995)

Drama War
Movie
as Richard III
6.7 45 votes

Restoration (1995)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Will Gates
6.2 21 votes

I'll Do Anything (1994)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as John Earl McAlpine
5.8 16 votes

Inside the Actors Studio (1994)

Talk
Series
as Unknown
7 16 votes

The Shadow (1994)

Adventure Fantasy Action Thriller Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Reinhardt Lane
5.4 120 votes

To Die For (1994)

Comedy Drama Romance
Movie
as Quilt Documentary Narrator (voice)
1 1 votes

Tales of the City (1993)

Drama
Series
as Archibald Anson Gidde

Last Action Hero (1993)

Adventure Fantasy Action Comedy Family
Movie
as Death
6.1 548 votes

And the Band Played On (1993)

Drama
Movie
as Bill Kraus
5.5 18 votes

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

Mystery Drama Comedy
Movie
as Geoffrey Miller
6.5 55 votes

The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)

Romance Drama Western
Movie
as Percy Corcoran
5.9 4 votes

Othello (1990)

Drama
Movie
as Iago
8 1 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 770 votes

Scandal (1989)

Drama History Romance
Movie
as John Profumo
5.8 24 votes

Windmills of the Gods (1988)

Drama Thriller
Movie
as Chairman
5.5 1 votes

Zina (1986)

Drama
Movie
as Kronfeld

Plenty (1985)

Drama Romance
Movie
as Sir Andrew Charleson
5.6 7 votes

Walter and June (1983)

Movie
as Walter

The Keep (1983)

Horror
Movie
as Dr. Theodore Cuza
5.8 48 votes

Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (1982)

Movie

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)

Action Drama Romance TV Movie
Movie
as Chauvelin
6.3 11 votes

Walter (1982)

Drama
Movie
as Walter
5.3 3 votes

Priest of Love (1981)

Drama
Movie
as D.H. Lawrence

A Performance of Macbeth (1979)

Drama Foreign
Movie
as Macbeth
5 2 votes

Armchair Thriller (1978)

Drama
Series
as Anthony Skipling

Saturday Night Live (1975)

Comedy Music
Series
as Unknown
6.3 85 votes

Playhouse (1974)

Drama
Series

Country Matters (1972)

Drama
Series
as David Masterman

Hedda Gabler (1972)

Movie
as George Tesman

Edward II (1970)

Movie
as King Edward

Thank You All Very Much (1969)

Drama
Movie
as George Matthews

Alfred the Great (1969)

History Action Drama War
Movie
as Roger
3.9 5 votes

The Promise (1969)

Movie

David Copperfield (1966)

Series
as David Copperfield

Play of the Month (1965)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Coronation Street (1960)

Soap Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.4 20 votes

The Academy Awards (1953)

Series
as Unknown
6.7 10 votes