Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen

Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. 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 two Academy Award nominations, eight BAFTA film and TV nominations and five Emmy Award nominations. McKellen's work spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. His notable film roles include Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and Magneto in the X-Men films.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2017Animal CrackersHoratio P. Huntington (voice)2017-09-01
2017Beauty and the BeastCogsworth2017-03-17
2017The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin2017-03-11
2016Judi Dench: All the World's Her StageHimself2016-12-30
2016National Theatre Live: No Man's LandSpooner2016-12-15
2016The DresserNorman2016-05-30
2016Shakespeare Live! From the RSC2016-04-23
2016The RoofAnd Even Yet Another Fan2016-03-31
2015J.R.R. Tolkien's The HobbitGandalf2015-12-01
2015The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering StormHimself/Gandalf the Grey2015-11-17
2015Mr. HolmesSherlock Holmes2015-07-17
2015Mutant vs. Machine: The Making of X-Men: Days of Future PastHimself2015-07-14
2015X-Men: UnguardedHimself2015-07-14
2015The Battle of Dol GuldurGandalf2015-03-18
2015There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale RecutGandalf2015-01-22
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesGandalf2014-12-17
2014X-Men: ReunitedHimself2014-11-14
2014X-Men: Days of Future PastErik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old)2014-05-23
2014Miss in Her TeensThe Prologue2014-04-15
2013The Appendices: Part Ten - The Journey to Ereborhimself2013-12-13
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugGandalf2013-12-13
2013The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2himself2013-12-13
2013The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot2013-11-23
2013Muse of FireHimself2013-09-26
2013The WolverineErik Lehnsherr / Magneto2013-07-25
2012Doctor Who: The Snowmen2012-12-25
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyGandalf2012-12-14
2012The Appendices: Part Eight - Return to Middle-earthhimself2012-12-13
2012The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1himself2012-12-13
2012London 2012: Paralympics Opening CeremonyHimself2012-08-29
2011Looking for LowryHimself2011-04-24
2011Lady Grey London2011-01-01
2010A Lost and Found Box of Human SensationNarrator (voice)2010-06-25
2008King LearKing Lear2008-08-06
2007The Golden CompassIorek Byrnison (voice)2007-12-07
2007StardustNarrator (voice)2007-08-09
2007For the Love of GodThe Jackdaw2007-02-28
2006Flushed AwayThe Toad2006-11-02
2006X-Men: The Excitement ContinuesHimself2006-10-02
2006X-Men: Evolution of a TrilogyHimself2006-10-02
2006X-Men: The Last StandEric Lehnsherr / Magneto2006-05-26
2006The Da Vinci CodeSir Leigh Teabing2006-05-19
2006Saint of 9/11Narrator2006-04-27
2006DoogalZebedee2006-02-24
2005AsylumDr. Peter Cleave2005-09-09
2005NeverwasGabriel Finch2005-09-09
2005The Hobart ShakespeareansHimself2005-09-06
2005ÉmileEmile2005-03-04
2005The Magic RoundaboutZebedee2005-02-02
2004The Appendices: Part FiveIan McKellen2004-12-14
2004The Appendices: Part SixIan McKellen2004-12-14
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingGandalf the White2003-12-17
2003The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2Himself2003-11-25
2003The Appendices: Part ThreeIan McKellen2003-11-18
2003The Appendices: Part FourIan McKellen2003-11-18
2003X2Eric Lensherr / Magneto2003-04-27
2003X-Men: The Uncanny SuspectsHimself2003-02-11
2003X-Factor: The Look of X-MenHimself2003-02-11
2003X-Men: Premieres Around the WorldHimself2003-02-11
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersGandalf the White2002-12-18
2002The Appendices: Part OneIan McKellen2002-11-12
2002The Appendices: Part TwoIan McKellen2002-11-12
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Special Extended Edition)Gandalf2001-12-19
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingGandalf the Grey2001-12-19
2001A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings'Himself2001-12-09
2001Quest for the RingHimself2001-11-29
2000X-Men: Production ScrapbookHimself2000-11-02
2000X-MenEric Lensherr / Magneto2000-07-14
2000Cirque du Soleil: Journey of ManNarrator(Voice)2000-05-05
2000Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!Himself2000-01-01
1999David CopperfieldCreakle1999-12-25
1998Apt PupilKurt Dussander1998-10-23
1998Swept from the SeaDr. James Kennedy1998-01-23
1998Gods and MonstersJames Whale1998-01-21
1997BentUncle Freddie1997-11-26
1997A Bit Of ScarletNarrator1997-06-20
1996RasputinTsar Nicholas II1996-03-23
1995RestorationWill Gates1995-12-29
1995Richard IIIRichard III1995-12-29
1995Jack & SarahWilliam1995-06-02
1995Cold Comfort FarmAmos Starkadder1995-01-01
1994To Die ForQuilt Documentary Narrator (voice)1994-12-02
1994The ShadowDr. Reinhardt Lane1994-07-01
1994I'll Do AnythingJohn Earl McAlpine1994-02-04
1993Six Degrees of SeparationGeoffrey Miller1993-12-08
1993And the Band Played OnBill Kraus1993-09-11
1993The Ballad of Little JoPercy Corcoran1993-08-20
1993Last Action HeroDeath1993-06-18
1990OthelloIago1990-06-23
1989ScandalJohn Profumo1989-04-28
1988Windmills of the GodsChairman1988-02-07
1986ZinaKronfeld1986-07-22
1986WalterWalter1986-07-01
1985PlentySir Andrew Charleson1985-09-20
1983The KeepDr. Theodore Cuza1983-12-16
1983Walter and JuneWalter1983-04-30
1982The Scarlet PimpernelChauvelin1982-11-09
1982Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare1982-04-25
1981Priest of LoveD.H. Lawrence1981-10-11
1979A Performance of MacbethMacbeth1979-02-02
1972Hedda GablerGeorge Tesman1972-10-20
1970Edward IIKing Edward1970-08-06
1969The Promise1969-12-01
1969Alfred the GreatRoger1969-10-08
1969Thank You All Very MuchGeorge Matthews1969-08-19
1970Hamlet Revenant