Played Colin in "Ashes" by David Rudkin
- Young Vic Theatre, London/ Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton (1975).
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I've had enough of being a gay icon! I've had enough of all this hard work, because, since I came out, I keep getting all these parts, and my career's taken off. I want a quiet life. I'm going back into the closet. But I can't get back into the closet, because it's absolutely jam-packed full of other actors.
Had not read either "The Golden Compass" (aka "Northern Lights") by Philip Pullman
, or any of the Lord of the Rings books by J.R.R. Tolkien
before he was cast in the movie adaptations.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing