He directed Donald Howarth's play, "Three Months Gone," at the Liverpool Playhouse in Liverpool, Merseyside, England with Geraldine Newman, James Hazeldine, Robert Grange, June Watson, Anthony Baird, and Geoffrey Bateman in the cast.
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
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When I act, some people fancy me and some of them are women. There we are! What's the problem? They don't believe me when I say I am in love with a woman?...They don't believe me when I say I am a wizard? They believe me even though they know I am not. It's all nonsense. Everyone knows we are acting. [In a Reuters interview, responding to those who say that gay actors shouldn't come out because ...
Wore a prosthetic nose to play Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Distinctively calm style of speaking.