(1964 He played Thomas More in Chettle, Thomas Dekker, Heywood, Munday, and William Shakepseare's play, "Sir Thomas More," at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with Josephine Tewson, Antony Brown, Steven Berkoff, Geoffrey Hutchings, Christopher Hancock, Roger Clissold, and John Tordoff in the cast...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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Peter [Jackson] and I were just so thrilled that Gandalf the White wasn't in 'The Hobbit'. We prefer Gandalf the Grey. He can have a smoke and a drink and a chat , and do a few little tricks. It was a great relief.
According to an interview, one of the last things Margaret Thatcher
did as Prime Minister was recommending him for a knighthood.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing