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Ian McKellen Movie List

Sir Ian McKellen is a British born actor who has been working in the industry for over 40 years. He is widely respected for his talent and has won a raft of awards as well as being nominated for 2 Academy Awards. He was knighted by the Queen in 1990 for his services to drama. Even with this acclaim it was probably the “Lord of The Rings” trilogy, in which he plays the character Gandalf, that brought him the most attention. The following is a list of movies that Ian McKellen has acted in during his career.

Movie Title/Year/Character

The Academy: Special 2012 Murray
Miss in Her Teens 2012 The Prologue
The Academy Part 2: First Impressions 2009 Murray
The Academy 2009 Murray
The Golden Compass 2007 Iorek Byrnison
Stardust 2007 Narrator
Flushed Away 2006 The Toad
X-Men: The Last Stand 2006 Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto
The Da Vinci Code 2006 Sir Leigh Teabing
Doogal 2006 Zebedee
Displaced 2006
Eighteen 2005 Jason Anders
Neverwas 2005 Gabriel Finch
Asylum 2005 Dr. Peter Cleave
The Magic Roundabout 2005 Zebedee
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Gandalf
Emile 2003 Emile
X2 2003 Eric Lensherr / Magneto
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002 Gandalf
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Gandalf the Grey
X-Men 2000 Eric Lensherr / Magneto
David Copperfield 1999 Creakle
Apt Pupil 1998 Kurt Dussander
Gods and Monsters 1998 James Whale
Swept from the Sea 1997 Dr. James Kennedy
Bent 1997 Uncle Freddie
Rasputin 1996 Tsar Nicholas II
Restoration 1995 Will Gates
Richard III 1995 Richard III
Jack & Sarah 1995 William
Cold Comfort Farm 1995 Amos Starkadder
To Die For 1994 Quilt Documentary Narrator
The Shadow 1994 Dr. Reinhardt Lane
I’ll Do Anything 1994 John Earl McAlpine
Six Degrees of Separation 1993 Geoffrey Miller
And the Band Played On 1993 Bill Kraus
The Ballad of Little Jo 1993 Percy Corcoran
Last Action Hero 1993 Death
Scandal 1989 John Profumo
Countdown to War 1989 Adolf Hitler
Windmills of the Gods 1988 Chairman
Walter and June 1986 Walter
Plenty 1985 Sir Andrew Charleson
Zina 1985 Kronfeld
The Keep 1983 Dr. Theodore Cuza
The Scarlet Pimpernel 1982 Chauvelin
Walter 1982 Walter
Priest of Love 1981 D.H. Lawrence
A Performance of Macbeth 1979 Macbeth
Corvette Summer 1978 Porn Photographer
The Tragedy of King Richard II 1971 King Richard II
Hamlet 1970 Hamlet
Edward II 1970 King Edward
The Promise 1969 Leonidik
Alfred the Great 1969 Roger
A Touch of Love 1969 George Matthews
Sunday Out of Season 1965 Victor Leech

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