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McKellen

Sir Ian (Murray). born 1939, British actor, noted esp for his Shakespearean roles; films include The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001--03)
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CHOICE Ian McKellen The Dresser BBC2, 9pm For the first time on film, Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen are joining forces for this adaptation of Ronald Harwood's The Dresser.
99 or on-demand from various streaming services) Starring: Sir Ian McKellen, Milo Parker, Laura Linney, Patrick Kennedy, Hattie Morahan, Colin Starkey, Sarah Crowden.
SIR Ian McKellen has revealed he turned down the chance to work with Tom Cruise because it would have clashed with Lord Of The Rings and X-Men.
Comedy, starring Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi, Frances de la Tour and Iwan Rheon.
MR HOLMES (PG) Starring: Ian McKellen, Milo Parker, Laura Linney, Hattie Morahan, Patrick Kennedy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Frances de la Tour, Colin Starkey, Sarah Crowden Director: Bill Condon Duration: 104 mins NO one is immune to the allure of that cruel and merciless mistress: time.
The overlap in Stewart and McKellen's theatre experience, especially in Shakespeare (both have played Macbeth, Prospero in The Tempest and Leontes in The Winter's Tale) and high-profile screen appearances (X-Men, Star Trek and, for McKellen, the Lord of the Rings trilogy) has given them an invaluable head-start for their Beckett roles.
Ian McKellen was nominated for an Oscar for Gods and Monsters and for Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings.
ITV confirmed yesterday Sir Ian McKellen and Jim Caviezel will star in the network's remake of 1960s classic cult thriller, The Prisoner.
As Gandalf in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, McKellen was the only ensemble member to receive an Oscar nomination.
The scenes between McKellen and John Gaunt as Gloucester are especially touching as the two friends are reunited in their grief and misery.
So we're joining the melee by matching up this summer's leading comic book movie villains--X-Men: The Last Stand's Magneto, played by Ian McKellen, and Superman Return's Lex Luthor, played by Kevin Spacey--in a test of their box office strength.