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How old was Ian McKellen in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug?

Ian McKellen was 73 in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when he played the character 'Gandalf'.

That was over 6 years ago in 2013.

Today he is 80, and has starred in 97 movies in total, 20 since The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was released.

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug scores 7.6 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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