He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II," at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Timothy West, David Calder, Robert Eddison, Charmian Eyre, Diane Fletcher, Lucy Fleming, Stephen Greif, Paul Hardwick, Nigel Havers, Michael Howarth, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin, Richard Morant, Jeremy Nicholas, and ...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I'm a snob about standards. But I don't find anything odd at all in being known for playing Gandalf. I couldn't be happier about it. Other people tend to get snobbish on my behalf. 'It must be dreadful to always be thought of as Gandalf', they say. Well I can't always be thought of as Richard III.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing