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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
Beauty and the Beast
  • Cogsworth
-- 2017
Animal Crackers
  • Horatio P. Huntington
-- 2016
Looking for Lowry
  • Actor
-- 2016
The Dresser
  • Actor
-- 2015
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition
  • Actor
-- 2015
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Extended Edition
  • Actor
-- 2015
The Hobbit Trilogy
  • Gandalf
-- 2015
87% Mr. Holmes
  • Sherlock Holmes
-- 2015
X-Men: Days of Future Past: Mutant Vs. Machine
  • Actor
-- 2015
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Rogue Cut)
  • Erik Lensherr/Magneto
-- 2014
60% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
  • Gandalf
-- 2014
91% X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • Erik Lensherr/Magneto
$233.9M 2014
74% The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Gandalf
$258.4M 2013
64% The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Gandalf
$303.0M 2012
E'gad, Zombies!
  • Actor
-- 2010
Acting Shakespeare
  • Actor
-- 2010
A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation
  • Actor
-- 2010
The Prisoner
  • Two
-- 2009
King Lear
  • Actor
-- 2008
Country Matters
  • Actor
-- 2008
Displaced
  • Voice Artist
-- 2007
76% Stardust
  • Narrator
$38.2M 2007
42% The Golden Compass
  • Iorek Byrnison
$70.1M 2007
Displaced
  • Actor
-- 2006
58% X-Men: The Last Stand
  • Eric Lensherr/Magneto
$234.2M 2006
72% Flushed Away
  • Toad
$64.5M 2006
84% Saint of 9/11
  • Narrator
-- 2006
The Secret Policeman's Ball
  • Actor
-- 2006
8% Doogal
  • Zebedee
$7.3M 2006
Eighteen
  • Actor
-- 2006
25% The Da Vinci Code
  • Sir Leigh Teabing
$217.5M 2006
14% Neverwas
  • Gabriel Finch
-- 2005
Ringers - Lord of the Fans
  • Actor
-- 2005
57% Emile
  • Emile
-- 2005
Luciano Pavarotti: The Last Tenor
  • Narrator
-- 2005
36% Asylum
  • Dr. Peter Cleave
$0.3M 2005
60% The Magic Roundabout (Doogal)
  • Actor
-- 2005
The Hobart Shakespeareans
  • Actor
-- 2004
Eighteen
  • Actor
-- 2004
Ringers: Lord of the Fans
  • Actor
-- 2004
95% The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Gandalf
$364.0M 2003
Charles Dickens
  • Actor
-- 2003
Special Extended Edition The Lord Of The Rings: The Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 2003
Special Extended Edition The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
  • Actor
-- 2003
86% X2: X-Men United
  • Magneto
$214.8M 2003
Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Rings & Two Towers (Double Bill)
  • Actor
-- 2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2003
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2002
96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Gandalf
$339.7M 2002
National Geographic: Beyond the Movie - The Lord of the Rings
  • Actor
-- 2002
91% The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Gandalf
$313.8M 2001
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Extended)
  • Actor
-- 2001
81% X-Men
  • Magneto
$156.2M 2000
45% Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man
  • Narrator
$13.4M 2000
David Copperfield
  • Mr. Creakle
-- 1999
53% Apt Pupil (Un Élève Doué)
  • Kurt Dussander
-- 1998
95% Gods and Monsters
  • James Whale
-- 1998
28% Swept from the Sea
  • Dr. James Kennedy
-- 1998
67% Bent
  • Uncle Freddie
-- 1997
83% Cold Comfort Farm
  • Amos Starkadder
-- 1996
Rasputin
  • Tsar Nicholas II
-- 1996
74% Jack & Sarah
  • William
-- 1996
69% Restoration
  • Will Gates
-- 1996
96% Richard III
  • Richard III
  • Executive Producer
  • Screenwriter
-- 1995
Thin Ice
  • Himself
-- 1995
35% The Shadow
  • Reinhardt Lane
-- 1994
Stonewall 25: Voices of Pride and Protest
  • Actor
-- 1994
61% I'll Do Anything
  • John Earl McAlpine
-- 1994
73% The Ballad of Little Jo
  • Percy Corcoran
-- 1993
88% Six Degrees of Separation
  • Geoffrey
-- 1993
100% And the Band Played On
  • Kraus
-- 1993
37% Last Action Hero
  • Death
-- 1993
Charles Dickens' Ghost Stories
  • Actor
-- 1990
Countdown to War
  • Adolf Hitler
-- 1989
91% Scandal
  • John Profumo
-- 1989
Sidney Sheldon's 'Windmills of the Gods'
  • Chairman
-- 1988
Suleyman the Magnificent
  • Narrator
-- 1987
Loving Walter
  • Walter
-- 1986
Saturday Night Live - The Best of Jon Lovitz
  • Actor
-- 1985
57% Plenty
  • Sir Andrew Charleson
-- 1985
36% The Keep
  • Dr. Cuza
-- 1983
The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Chauvelin
-- 1982
Loving Walter
  • Walter
-- 1982
Priest Of Love
  • D.H. Lawrence
-- 1981
A Performance of Macbeth
  • Macbeth
-- 1978
Country Matters
  • Actor
-- 1972
Edward II
  • Actor
-- 1970
Alfred the Great
  • Roger
-- 1969
A Touch of Love (Thank You All Very Much)
  • George
-- 1969

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
80% Vicious
2013
  • Freddie Thornhill
2013 -
18% The Prisoner
2009
  • Two
2009 -
Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
2015
The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
2015
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
2015
The View
1997
  • Guest
2015,2013
Shakespeare Uncovered
2013
  • Guest
2015
Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
  • Guest
2014
Great Performances
2000
  • Actor
  • King Lear
2014,2009,2004
Late Show With David Letterman
1993
  • Guest
2013
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999
  • Guest
2013
Sunday Morning
2011
  • Appearing
2013
89% Doctor Who
2006
  • Voice of the Snowman
2012
Colbert Report
2005-2014
  • Guest
2012
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
2009
Real Time With Bill Maher
2003
  • Panelist
2006,2004
The Simpsons
1989
  • Voice
2003
Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Guest
  • Host
  • Host
2002
Masterpiece
1971
  • Mr. Creakle
2000

Ian McKellen Trivia

Ian McKellen wore a prosthetic nose for all scenes he filmed as "Gandalf" in the Lord of the Rings movies.
- submitted by Andy H (6 years ago)

Quotes from Ian McKellen's Characters

From Mr. Holmes. Submitted by Sikharin K (2 months ago)

From The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Submitted by Mati M (3 months ago)