Sir Ian (Murray). born 1939, British actor, noted esp for his Shakespearean roles; films include The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03)
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Ian McKellen took on the titular role in the 1995 film version of Richard III.
Sir Ian McKellen, Jim Caviezel, and screenwriter Bill Gallagher discuss the remake.
“I think the locations chosen for the Village were very apt because this is a quirky place, an odd place,” said McKellen.