He acted in Aleksei Arbuzov and Signora Nicolaeff's play, "The Promise (My Poor Marat)," at the Fortune Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench and Ian McShane in the cast. Frank Hauser was director.
Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.80 m)
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I looked down from my terrace hanging over the Thames one morning. It was low tide and there, stranded on the pebbles, was a four-legged corpse - hairless, white and bloated. Was it a calf or a sheep or a goat or a dog? I stared at it until the tide rose and washed it away. For 24 hours I was off my food. When I started eating again, I couldn't face meat - fresh or tinned. Overnight I was ...
Has worked with two Faramirs. Prior to appearing in the Lord of the Rings films with David Wenham
, he appeared in the film Plenty
(1985), with Andrew Seear
. Seear played Faramir in the BBC radio adaptation, opposite Ian Holm
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing