How old was Ian McKellen in the movie Cats?

Ian McKellen was 79 in Cats when he played the character 'Gus, the Theatre Cat'.

That was over 4 years ago in 2019.

Today he is 85, and has starred in 125 movies in total, 5 of those since Cats was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Cats, I think Ian McKellen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Tom Hooper has worked with Ian McKellen just once in his career.
  • Ian McKellen's first movie was as 'George' in A Touch of Love, released in 1969 when he was 29
  • Cats scores just 4.23 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Cats

Ian McKellen's other movies