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Ian McKellen

Actor
Biography
Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE (born May 25, 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.

Personal Info

Occupation Actor
Place of Birth Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK
Birthday 1939-05-25

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Filmography by Year

1
2024
1
2022
3
2021
2
2020
3
2019
3
2018
6
2017
7
2016
3
2015
3
2014
7
2013
3
2012
2
2011
3
2010
2
2009
1
2008
3
2007
5
2006
6
2005
2
2004
6
2003
1
2002
5
2001
4
2000
2
1999
3
1998
3
1997
1
1996
3
1995
4
1994
4
1993
1
1990
2
1989
1
1988
2
1985
1
1984
2
1983
3
1982
2
1981
1
1979
2
1978
2
1972
2
1970
3
1969
1
1966

Filmography by Genre

Drama
41
Documentary
22
Adventure
18
Fantasy
16
Comedy
16
Romance
15
Action
14
TV Movie
13
History
9
Family
8
Thriller
7
Science Fiction
7
Animation
6
Etc
5
Mystery
3
Music
2
Crime
2
War
2
Western
1
Horror
1
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
1