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Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen

English actor
Sir Ian Murray McKellen CH CBE is an English actor. With a career spanning more than sixty years, he is noted for his roles on the screen and stage in genres ranging from Shakespearean dramas and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction.Wikipedia
BornMay 25, 1939
HometownBurnley, England
Net worth$60 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
PartnerSean Mathias
ParentsMargery Lois Sutcliffe, Denis Murray McKellen
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‘Bridgerton’ Star Jonathan Bailey to Lead Nicholas Hytner’s Shakespeare Adaptation ‘Richard II’ – Global Bulletin

  • SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY London Theatre Company will stage a new production of Shakespeare’s “Richard II” at the Bridge Theatre. Nicholas Hytner directs, with Jonathan Bailey starring in the title role. Bailey, renowned for his breakout role as Lord Anthony in “Bridgerton,” recently starred in Showtime’s “Fellow Travelers.” He is set to play Fiyero in the …

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Justin Timberlake Arrested for DWI, Ian McKellen Recovering After Taking a Fall During West End Performance, Modern Family Cast Reunites to Promote WhatsApp

Justin Timberlake arrested in the Hamptons on DWI charge. While no statement has currently been released by the Sag Harbor Police Department, law enforcement has confirmed that Timberlake was taken into custody Monday night for driving while intoxicated. The singer is currently touring the U.S. with his next concert scheduled for Friday, June 21 in Chicago. He is set to appear in court on Tuesday. Ian McKellen recovering in the hospital after falling off stage during West End play. McKellen reportedly fell off stage during Monday night's performance of Player Kings at the Noël Coward Theatre in London. The fall took place during a fight scene where it is believed he lost his footing before the accident occurred. The audience was evacuated from the theater with the rest of the performance canceled. A spokesperson for Player Kings revealed that McKellen is expected to make a quick recovery and is in good spirits. He is expected to return to the stage on Wednesday. Modern Family cast reunites in new WhatsApp commercial. Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson came together to reprise their beloved Modern Family characters in a new promo for WhatsApp. The 30 second commercial comes weeks after Ferguson sparked rumors of a reboot after posting a photo on the Modern Family set, the same set seen in the newly released promotion. In today's birthday news: The Beatles' Paul McCartney turns 82, actress/model Isabella Rossellini 72, actress Carol Kane 72, singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne 51, singer Blake Shelton 48.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Churchill
Churchill
3h 8min
2003
Thank You All Very Much
Thank You All Very Much
1h 46min
1969
Hamlet
Hamlet
1h 57min
2024
Hamlet Within
Hamlet Within
1h 26min
2023
A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation
A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation
0h 15min
2010
Neverwas
Neverwas
PG-13
1h 42min
2005
Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man
Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man
G
0h 39min
2000
Countdown to War
Countdown to War
1h 18min
1989
Pillar of Fire
Pillar of Fire
0h 50min
1981
The Critic
The Critic
1h 35min
2023
Infinitum: Subject Unknown
Infinitum: Subject Unknown
1h 26min
2021
Hating Peter Tatchell
Hating Peter Tatchell
1h 31min
2021
Animal Crackers
Animal Crackers
1h 34min
2020
The Good Liar
The Good Liar
R
1h 49min
2019
McKellen: Playing the Part
McKellen: Playing the Part
1h 32min
2018

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2016British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorThe DresserNominated
2010Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieThe PrisonerNominated
2009Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieKing Lear (2008 film)Nominated
2004British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Supporting RoleThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingNominated
2004Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingWinner