Ian McKellen

About Ian McKellen

Birth Day: May 25, 1939
Birth Place: Burnley, England

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, England. Longtime actor who became immortalized as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings franchise. He played the misanthropic mutant Magneto in the X-Men movies and narrated the 2007 fantasy film Stardust. He was cast as Cogsworth in the 2017 film Beauty and the Beast.
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Popular As Ian McKellen
Occupation Movie Actor
Age 81 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 25, 1939 (Burnley, England)
Birthday May 25
Town/City Burnley, England
Nationality England

🌙 Zodiac

Ian McKellen’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Ian McKellen was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

About

Longtime actor who became immortalized as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings franchise. He played the misanthropic mutant Magneto in the X-Men movies and narrated the 2007 fantasy film Stardust. He was cast as Cogsworth in the 2017 film Beauty and the Beast.

Before Fame

After receiving a scholarship for St. Catharine's College, he became a member of the Marlowe Society. He debuted as Plowden in The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling in 1964. 

Trivia

He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in the 1998 film Gods and Monsters and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for portraying Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2002. 

Family Life

He was in a relationship with Brian Taylor from 1964 to 1972. He had a ten-year relationship with actor Sean Mathias that ended in 1988. 

Associated With

He starred alongside Viggo Mortensen in the celebrated Lord of the Rings films. 

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