He made his acting debut in the West End of London in James Saunders' play, "Coriolanus," at Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Jennifer Hilary, Phyllis Calvert, Mark Dignam, and Derek Bond in the cast. Shirley Butler was director.
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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It may be my rather puritanical upbringing at odds with my inborn laziness that makes me feel guilty at the end of the day, unless I am able to point at some achievement. But this need be no more impressive than cooking a meal or going for a long walk.
He was awarded the 1989 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in "Othello".
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing