He played the title character in Tom Stoppard's play, "The Real Inspector Hound," and Mr Puff in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, The Critic in a National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England with Roy Kinnear, Edward Petherbridge, Selina Cadell, Greg Hicks, Claire Moore, Eleanor Bron, Jonathan Hyde, and...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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I didn't like my character. He didn't seem very deep. He just seemed a representative of evil. - On Apt Pupil
Was offered $1.5 million by Sean Parker
to officiate at his Tolkien-themed wedding in 2013, in costume as Gandalf, but declined, saying "Gandalf doesn't do weddings".
Distinctively calm style of speaking.