His credits with Cambridge Theatre Company include:
Corporal Hill in "Chips With Everything by Arnold Wesker
and Captain Plume in Farquar's "The Recruiting Officer" (both 1970).
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Sir Ian McKellan | Sir Ian McKellen
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
If I was a star, it would be difficult to go off and do Coronation Street
(1960). So I guess I'm not a star.
He has three Shakespearean roles in common with Laurence Olivier
in filmed performances: (1) Olivier played Hamlet in Hamlet
(1948) while McKellen played him in Hamlet
(1970), (2) Olivier played King Richard III in Richard III
(1955) while McKellen played him in Richard III
(1995) and (3) Olivier played King Lear in King Lear
(1983) while McKellen played him in King Lear
(2008). The two great ...
Rich and flawless voice, combined with Shakespearean bearing.