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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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Stewart and McKellen Welles directed and starred as Macbeth in 1948, while long before playing Gandalf, McKellen brought the character to TV in 1978 with Judi Dench as Lady Macbeth.
McKellen, born in Burnley, grew up in Wigan and Bolton.
However, when pressed about Spacey's scandals, McKellen refused to comment because "there have been many accusations that have not really been gone into" or been "understood.
After the Second World War broke out the family McKellen moved to Wigan six months later.
Los Angeles [USA], June 22 ( ANI ): Sir Ian McKellen and Gary Reich are planning a series of short films aimed at LGBT youth.
Patrick Corrigan, Amnesty International's Northern Ireland programme director, said: "Sir Ian McKellen has been a champion of equal rights for the LGBTI community for many years.
This Sherlock, portrayed with dignity and steely resolve by Sir Ian McKellen, is no longer the aloof master of deduction who traversed the pages of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's imagination.
The indie movie, which Miramax will release later this year in partnership with Roadside Attractions, reunites screen legend Ian McKellen with Bill Condon, the man who directed him in the 1998 film "Gods and Monsters.
Vicious ITV, Friday, Dec 27, 9pm WHILE some situation comedies need time to bed in, Vicious was a hoot from the word go, partly thanks to fellow showbiz veterans Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi and Frances de la Tour.
And fellow theatrical knight Sir Ian McKellen will have a starring role at the ceremony.
Summary: Sir Ian McKellen has said he did have doubts about playing Gandalf The Grey in The Hobbit.
Theatre artistic director Hamish Glen said: "We were extremely pleased to welcome Ian McKellen back to the Belgrade to celebrate this milestone in his acting career and incredibly grateful to him for holding the event as a fundraiser in support of the Belgrade Theatre and our work with young people.