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How old was Ian McKellen in the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring?

Ian McKellen was 61 in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring when he played the character 'Gandalf the Grey'.

That was over 21 years ago in 2001.

Today he is 83, and has starred in 97 movies in total, 54 since The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, I think Ian McKellen looks:

Did you know?

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring scores 8.2 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

Ian McKellen's first acting role was as 'Roger' in Alfred the Great, released in 1969 when he was 30.

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