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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I looked down from my terrace hanging over the Thames one morning. It was low tide and there, stranded on the pebbles, was a four-legged corpse - hairless, white and bloated. Was it a calf or a sheep or a goat or a dog? I stared at it until the tide rose and washed it away. For 24 hours I was off my food. When I started eating again, I couldn't face meat - fresh or tinned. Overnight I was ...
Wore a prosthetic nose to play Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Distinctively calm style of speaking