He acted in Bille Brown's pantomime, "Aladdin," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Roger Allam, Maureen Lipman, Sam Kelly, Joe McFadden, Joanna Page, Owen Sharpe, Cat Simmons, and Ramon Tikaram in the cast. Sean Mathias was director.
Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.80 m)
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I ... think of the Bible as great literature rather than great history; great imagination rather than reliable witness. Whatever, it is not as a law book that I respect the Bible.
He used the phrase "old friend" in both the X-Men film series and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. In both cases (to Christopher Lee
as Saruman in the Lord of the Rings and Patrick Stewart
as Xavier in X-Men) it is said to an ally who has become a nemesis and "old friend" is said mockingly.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing