How old was Ian McKellen in the movie X-Men?

Ian McKellen was 60 in X-Men when he played the character 'Eric Lehnsherr / Magneto'.

That was over 24 years ago in 2000.

Today he is 84, and has starred in 125 movies in total, 80 of those since X-Men was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In X-Men, I think Ian McKellen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Bryan Singer has worked with Ian McKellen a total of 4 times in his career.
  • Ian McKellen's first movie was as 'George' in A Touch of Love, released in 1969 when he was 29
  • X-Men scores 6.99 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of X-Men

Ian McKellen's other movies