He played Tullus Aufidius in William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with John Neville, Leo McKern, James Cairncross, Christopher Hancock, Michael Crawford (played 2nd Citizen, 2nd Servingman), Roger Clissold, Dorothy Reynolds, and Richard Digby-Day in the ...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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I like fantasy movies, I like musicals, I like variety shows, I like Tony Bennett - it's all the same to me. The fact that some things are more popular than others doesn't make them better, and it certainly doesn't make them worse.
Has played cult characters in two of the biggest franchises; he played Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and Magneto in the X-Men film series.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing