Ian McKellen

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  • Birth Name: Ian Murray McKellen
  • Birth Place: Burnley, Lancashire, England
  • Profession: Actor
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02:12 — From PBS - A preview of the series Vicious starring Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi.
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey TNT

Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the wizard and a group of dwarves seek a dragon's treasure, and encounter a series of incredible obstacles over the course of their epic journey.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug TNT

Thorin Oakenshield and his mighty band of dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf, continue their crusade to reclaim Erebor from the dragon Smaug in this fantasy that picks up where the events of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" left off.

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  • Birth Name: Ian Murray McKellen
  • Birth Place: Burnley, Lancashire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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