He played the Voice of the Genie in Martin Duncan and David Ultz's pantomime, "A Night in Old Peking," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Simon Cadell, James Bolam, Anita Dobson, Martin Duncan, Susan Cox, Bob Critchley, Robert Hickson, Ian Bartholomew, Bob Goody, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Selina Cadell, ...
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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It is very, very, very difficult for an American actor who wants a film career to be open about his sexuality. And even more difficult for a woman if she's lesbian. It's very distressing to me that that should be the case. The film industry is very old fashioned in California.
Began acting as a means of escape from mourning after his mother's death and constant bullying at school from fellow students.
Rich yet flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing