Ian McKellen

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Sir Ian Murray McKellen is an English actor. His career spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and two Critics' Choice Awards. read more

Sir Ian Murray McKellen is an English actor. His career spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. He is the recipient of six Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and two Critics' Choice Awards. He has also received nominations for two Academy Awards, five Primetime Emmy Awards, and four BAFTAs. He achieved worldwide fame for his film roles, including the titular King in Richard III (1995), James Whale in Gods and Monsters (1998), Magneto in the X-Men films, and Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.

Birth Name

Ian Murray McKellen

Born

Thursday, 25 May 1939

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2010 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
2002 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1999 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1999 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1997 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1994 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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