While filming X-Men Ian McKellen was cast as the Gandalf in LOTR

While filming X-Men Ian McKellen was cast as the wizard Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings

McKellen had taken film roles throughout his career—beginning in 1969 with his role of George Matthews in A Touch of Love, and his first leading role was in 1980 as D.H.Lawrence in Priest of Love, but it was not until the 1990s that he became more widely recognised in this medium, through several roles in […]