He acted in Martin Sherman's play, "Bent," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Michael Cashman, Paul Rhys, Steven Rimkus, Robert Flemyng, and Neil Daglish in the cast. Sean Mathias was director.
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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I'm a snob about standards. But I don't find anything odd at all in being known for playing Gandalf. I couldn't be happier about it. Other people tend to get snobbish on my behalf. 'It must be dreadful to always be thought of as Gandalf', they say. Well I can't always be thought of as Richard III.
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1979 for his services to drama.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing