He acted in Tom Stoppard's play, "Every Good Boy Deserves a Favour," at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Jim Broadbent, Jeremy Dimmick, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, and Thelma Whiteley in the cast. Trevor Nunn was director. Andre Previn conducted the London Symphony Orchestra.
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen | Ian McKellern
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Studied at St. Catharine's College, University of Cambridge, when he was 18, with Sir Derek Jacobi
, and with whom he had been "desperately in love", as he confessed on Inside the Actors Studio
(1994). In an article in "The Advocate", issue dated December 11, 2001, he further explained that what he had felt for Jacobi in their youth was "a passion that was undeclared and unrequited".
Rich and flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing