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About Ian McKellen

Sir Ian Murray McKellen (born 25 May 1939 at 20:30 GMT at Burnley, England) is an English stage and screen actor, the recipient of the Tony Award and two Academy Award nominations.

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Wyndham Rewards Signs on as Official Hotel Partner of X-Men: Days of Future Past
Movie fans rejoice. Wyndham Rewards®, the only hotel loyalty program to offer members Guaranteed Rewards after just one qualified stay, is celebrating its role as the official global hotel partner of X-Men: Days of Future Past with an X-Treme promotion for members: dinner and movie for two starting with their second qualified stay.

Stephen Fry and Ian McKellen step in to save 'The Hobbit Pub'
Stephen Fry and Sir Ian McKellen have become heroes for The Hobbit Pub, which had been threatened to change its name or face legal action.

Ian McKellen has 'no doubt' Shakespeare was gay
Sir Ian McKellen has made the bold announcement that there is 'no doubt' that William Shakespeare was gay, even though the bard was married with children.

Hobbit fans buzzing about new trailer
Filmmaker Peter Jackson has revealed a trailer for 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' a year ahead of its release.

George Clooney to star in play on same sex marriage bill
George Clooney has been signed up for an appearance in a play by director Dustin Lance Black which will look at California's brush with the controversial same-sex marriage bill.

Ian McKellen buys centuries old Dickens' favourite booze joint
British actor, Sir Ian McKellen has reportedly bought a 300-year-old pub which author Charles Dickens was a patron of.

Ian McKellen to reprise his role as wizard Gandalf in new Hobbit films
Actor Ian McKellen is apparently set to return as the wizard Gandalf in upcoming Hobbit movies.

New Zealand PM Key nervous to face Warne
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key claims that he will be nervous while facing legendary leg spinner Shane Warne in the 'Fill the Basin for Christchurch' charity Twenty20 cricket match at the Basin Reserve on Sunday.

Fans storm to buy Royal Shakespeare Company costumes
Thousands of people queued up for hours to buy the Royal Shakespeare Company costumes, which have been put on sale at its rehearsal rooms in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

Royal Shakespeare Company to sell thousands of costumes
The Royal Shakespeare Company is to sell thousands of its costumes worn by actors, including David Tennant and Sir Ian McKellen. Over 10,000 items will go on sale next month, including shirts, hats, shoes, Egyptian head-dresses and a variety of military uniforms, jewellery and other accessories, The Telegraph reports.

Will Sir Ian Mckellen be seen in 'The Hobbit'?
Sir Ian Mckellen may appear in 'The Hobbit' following an update of his professional website.

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