He acted in Christopher Marlowe's play, "Edward II," and William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II," in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England with Timothy West, Robert Eddison, Diane Fletcher, Paul Hardwick, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin, and Peggy Thorpe-Bates in the cast. Richard ...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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Nobody has ever looked to Hollywood for social advance. Hollywood is a dream factory. I love the way that conservatives think that Hollywood is a bed of radicalism - it couldn't be more staid and old-ladyship if it tried. The audience don't give a blind whatever about the sexuality of actors. Gay people fancy straight people and vice-versa. It's all in the head, so what does it matter? You're not...
He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in 1990 for his services to drama.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing