He acted in Mark Ravenhill's play, "The Cut," at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Deborah Findlay, Emma Beattie, Tom Burke, Jimmy Akingbola, and Bindu De Stoppani in the cast. Michael Grandage was director.
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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It wasn't exactly a mistake, but if there's anything I regret, it's probably having disguised my own native accent. Actors of my generation all tended to speak RP [received pronunciation]. Of course, it's all different now and drama students are encouraged to keep their regional accents and be able to do RP when required. Even at the BBC these days there's no standardised accent, and I rather ...
Began acting as a means of escape from mourning after his mother's death and constant bullying at school from fellow students.
Distinctively calm style of speaking