He acted in Tom Stoppard's play, "Every Good Boy Deserves a Favour," at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Jim Broadbent, Jeremy Dimmick, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, and Thelma Whiteley in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director. Andre Previn conducted the London Symphony Orchestra.
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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If I was a star, it would be difficult to go off and do Coronation Street
(1960). So I guess I'm not a star.
Like his The Da Vinci Code
(2006) character, Sir Leigh Teabing, he has been knighted. As such, prior to being cast, he spotted two errors in the book's portrayal of Knighthood. Knights neither receive ID badges nor are granted any of the special privileges Teabing demands as a result of Knighthood.
Distinctively calm style of speaking.