He acted in William Congreve's play, "The Way of the World," and Ronald Hingley adaptation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Wood Demon," in an Actors' Company production at the Opera House in Manchester, England with Caroline Blakiston, Robert Eddison, Marian Diamond, Robin Ellis, Paola Dionisotti, Tenniel Evans, Sharon Duce, ...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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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
Won Broadway's 1981 Tony Award as Best Actor (Play) for originating the role of Antonio Salieri
in "Amadeus". He was nominated in the same category in 1984 for "Ian McKellen Acting Shakespeare".
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing