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Sir Ian McKellen
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Sir Ian McKellen

English Actor
Sir Ian McKellen

Sir Ian Murray McKellen

Age

78

Born

Thursday 25 May 1939

Sir Ian McKellen
Bio Details

Full name

Sir Ian Murray McKellen

Gender

Male

Age

78

Date of birth

Thursday 25 May 1939

Birth place

Burnley, Lancashire, UK

Occupations

Pantomime Performer

Actor (1950)

Education

Dicconson Street Wesleyan Primary School, Wigan, England, United Kingdom

Wigan Grammar School for Boys, Wigan, England, United Kingdom

Bolton School, Bolton, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Cambridge University : St Catharine's College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

Actor and activist

Sir Ian came out as openly gay in 1988 and has been a major player in the field of gay rights in the UK ever since, being a founding member of the gay rights group Stonewall.  While addressing an equal rights march he said "I'm Sir Ian McKellen, but you can call me Serena" - divulging the nickname that Stephen Fry had given him when he received his knighthood.

Golden Globes

1997 - Best TV Supporting Actor - Rasputin

Sir Ian McKellen Siblings

Jean Jones

Sister

Partners of 
Sir Ian McKellen

Sean Mathias

Relationship

relationship began 1980
until 1988

Brian Taylor

Relationship

relationship began 1964
until 1972

Trivia

Sir Ian McKellen Family

Sir Ian McKellen's parents:

Sir Ian McKellen's father was Denis McKellen Sir Ian McKellen's mother was Margery McKellen


Sir Ian McKellen's former step-parents:

Sir Ian McKellen's former step-father is Gladys McKellen


Sir Ian McKellen's former partners:

Sir Ian McKellen had a relationship with Sean Mathias Sir Ian McKellen had a relationship with Brian Taylor


Sir Ian McKellen's siblings:

Sir Ian McKellen's sister is Jean Jones


Sir Ian McKellen's nieces and nephews:

Sir Ian McKellen's niece is Catherine Blackman


Sir Ian McKellen's grand nieces and grand nephews:

Sir Ian McKellen's great nephew is Robert Blackman Sir Ian McKellen's great nephew is Andrew Blackman


Sir Ian McKellen's grandparents:

Sir Ian McKellen's grandfather was William McKellen


Sir Ian McKellen FameChain Links

James Bond Villains

2010

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Sir Christopher Lee, CBE 1974

Woody Allen 1967

Javier Bardem 2012

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Laurence Olivier Award

2006

Other people in this association:

Jonny Lee Miller 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE 1985

Sir Peter Hall CBE 1999

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Laurence Olivier Award

1977

Other people in this association:

Jonny Lee Miller 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE 1985

Sir Peter Hall CBE 1999

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Laurence Olivier Award

1984

Other people in this association:

Jonny Lee Miller 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE 1985

Sir Peter Hall CBE 1999

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Laurence Olivier Award

1991

Other people in this association:

Jonny Lee Miller 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE 1985

Sir Peter Hall CBE 1999

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Lord Of The Rings series of films - LOTR

2001 - 2003

Other people in this association:

Sir Christopher Lee, CBE 2001

Orlando Bloom 2001 - 2003

Peter Jackson

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Actors Who Have Played Sherlock Holmes

2015

Other people in this association:

Jonny Lee Miller 2012

John Cleese 1973 - 1977

Sir Michael Caine CBE 1988

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The Simpsons, Guest Stars

2003

Other people in this association:

Sir Mick Jagger 2001

Elizabeth Taylor 1992

Michael Jackson 1991

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Extras - People who have appeared in the series

2006

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David Bowie 2006

George Michael

Kate Winslet CBE 2005

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Royal Shakespeare Company

1970

Other people in this association:

Ben Kingsley CBE 1967

Daniel Day-Lewis 1980

Vanessa Redgrave CBE

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Golden Globe Award Winners 1997 - The 54th

1997

Other people in this association:

Madonna 1997

Tom Cruise 1997

Angelina Jolie

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Laurence Olivier Award

1979

Other people in this association:

Jonny Lee Miller 2012

Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE 1985

Sir Peter Hall CBE 1999

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Coronation Street Cast

2005

Other people in this association:

Mel B 1993

Ben Kingsley CBE 1966 - 1967

Kym Marsh 2006

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The Hobbit series of films

Other people in this association:

Sir Christopher Lee, CBE

Orlando Bloom

Billy Connolly CBE

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Famous Voices Behind the Character

2006

Other people in this association:

David Bowie 2007

Russell Brand 2010 - 2013

Russell Brand 2011

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