Ian McKellen
Ian mckellen
Character Sherlock Holmes
Birthday 25 May, 1939
Birth Place Burnley, Lancashire, England
Appearances Mr Holmes (film)

Sir Ian Murray McKellen is the actor who portrays a 93 year old Sherlock Holmes in Mr Holmes.

McKellen is a prolific theatre, television, and film actor, and is probably best known in film for his roles as Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, and as Magneto in the X-Men film series. He is in real life close friends with Patrick Stewart and a high profile gay figure in the entertainment industry.

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  • Thoughts on Ian McKellen's Holmes?

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    • Agreed, he's a brilliant actor and I have full faith in them to do it right.
    • I really liked the movie, enough to see it twice in the theater, and still buy the dvd as soon as it came out. I had read the book months earli...
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