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How old was Ian McKellen in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey?

Ian McKellen was 72 in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey when he played the character 'Gandalf'.

That was over 7 years ago in 2012.

Today he is 80, and has starred in 97 movies in total, 25 since The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released.

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey scores 7.1 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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