May 1939 in burnley lancashire uk oscarnominee. Twice nominated for the oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in uk and us ian mckellen is widely regarded as one of the world s finest actors.
Sir ian murray mckellen ch cbe born 25 may 1939 is an english actor in theatre and movies.
Ian mckellen signature. He is the son of denis murray mckellen father and margery lois sutcliffe mother. His career spans genres ranging from shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction 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. Sir ian mckellen is a story telling machine of the highest calibre even the creases about his eyes resemble that of a folded down page corner.
The most comprhensive information aboujt ian mckellen with full biography and thousands of photos including lord of the rings x men hobbit and da vinci code. He was a student at bolton school. The london drinking spot owned by the lord of the rings star 79 has.
He is movies actor by profession. The broadway west end and lord of the rings. Aside from the cape and helmet more on that later fans are still waiting to see a fully faithful live screen version of magneto s costume.
In later sequels the signature red and purple of magneto s costume would creep into ian mckellen s wardrobe. The fellowship of the ring comments i like him most in the x men movies and in the da vinci code 2006 he was knighted in 1990 his mother. In 1951 he moved to bolton.
Sir ian mckellen s pub mysteriously banned 28 locals from their favourite pub just weeks before christmas it has emerged. In 1939 he moved to wigan. Ian mckellen real name is sir ian murray mckellen.
Having recently turned 80 his is a life with many chapters. He is british by natinoanliy. 1999 as james whale in gods and monsters 2002 as gandalf the grey in the lord of the rings.
Sir ian mckellen sir ian murray mckellen 25. He got a tony award and two oscar nominations. To mark the event he has embarked on a uk wide tour with his new one man show ian mckellen on stage already with some 87 theatres under his belt mckellen goes back to his roots by way of.
His work has spanned genres from. To celebrate his 50th year in fashion smith invited friends of the brand including sir ian mckellen susan sarandon bill nighy jon hamm phoebe collings james and naomi ackie to enjoy a front row view of his autumn winter 2020 collection which homed in on his signature suiting while continuing to break new ground and to a post show. Sir ian murray mckellen ch cbe born 25 may 1939 is an english actor.
5 magneto costumes we loved 5 he should never wear again. He was born on may 25 1939 at burnley united kingdom. He was born in burnley lancashire.
Yesterday stage and screen vet ian mckellen did an ama on reddit as one would expect it was chock full of theatre stories and signature mckellen wit.