How old was Ian McKellen in the movie Mr. Holmes?

Ian McKellen was 75 in Mr. Holmes when he played the character 'Sherlock Holmes'.

That was over 9 years ago in 2015.

Today he is 85, and has starred in 125 movies in total, 25 of those since Mr. Holmes was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Mr. Holmes, I think Ian McKellen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Bill Condon has worked with Ian McKellen a total of 5 times in his career.
  • Ian McKellen's first movie was as 'George' in A Touch of Love, released in 1969 when he was 29
  • Mr. Holmes scores 6.47 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Mr. Holmes

Ian McKellen's other movies