Filmography of Ian McKellen

YearMovieCharacter
1998Swept from the SeaDr. James Kennedy
1995Jack & SarahWilliam
2007The Golden CompassIorek Byrnison (voice)
2007StardustNarrator (voice)
1993And the Band Played OnBill Kraus
1998Gods and MonstersJames Whale
2005NeverwasGabriel Finch
1993Six Degrees of SeparationGeoffrey Miller
1995Richard IIIRichard III
2006Flushed AwayThe Toad
1982The Scarlet PimpernelChauvelin
2006DoogalZebedee
2005AsylumDr. Peter Cleave
1994The ShadowDr. Reinhardt Lane
1989ScandalJohn Profumo
1995Cold Comfort FarmAmos Starkadder
1983The KeepDr. Theodore Cuza
1998Apt PupilKurt Dussander
1993Last Action HeroDeath
1979MacbethMacbeth
1985PlentySir Andrew Charleson
1999David CopperfieldCreakle
2003ÉmileEmile
2000X-MenEric Lensherr / Magneto
2003X2Eric Lensherr / Magneto
2006X-Men: The Last StandEric Lehnsherr / Magneto
2008King LearKing Lear
2005The Magic RoundaboutZebedee
2000Cirque du Soleil: Journey of ManNarrator(Voice)
1996RasputinTsar Nicholas II
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyGandalf
1981Priest of LoveD.H. Lawrence
1997BentUncle Freddie
1993The Ballad of Little JoPercy Corcoran
1969Alfred the GreatRoger
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugGandalf
1982WalterWalter
2015The Battle of Dol GuldurGandalf
2000Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed!Himself
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesGandalf
2006Saint of 9/11Narrator
2014X-Men: Days of Future PastErik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Old)
2012London 2012: Paralympics Opening CeremonyHimself
2001The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingGandalf the Grey
2002The Lord of the Rings: The Two TowersGandalf the White
2003The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingGandalf the White
2006The Da Vinci CodeSir Leigh Teabing
1969Thank You All Very MuchGeorge Matthews
1994To Die ForQuilt Documentary Narrator (voice)
1988Windmills of the GodsChairman
1983Walter and JuneWalter
2013Muse of FireHimself
2011Lady Grey London
1997A Bit Of ScarletNarrator
1982Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare
1986ZinaKronfeld
1990OthelloIago
2014Miss in Her TeensThe Prologue
2007For the Love of GodThe Jackdaw
2015Mr. HolmesSherlock Holmes
1994I'll Do AnythingJohn Earl McAlpine
2013The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2himself
2013The Appendices: Part Ten - The Journey to Ereborhimself
2012The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1himself
2012The Appendices: Part Eight - Return to Middle-earthhimself
2013The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
2005The Hobart ShakespeareansHimself
2002The Appendices: Part OneIan McKellen
2002The Appendices: Part TwoIan McKellen
2003The Appendices: Part ThreeIan McKellen
2003The Appendices: Part FourIan McKellen
2004The Appendices: Part FiveIan McKellen
2004The Appendices: Part SixIan McKellen
2015The DresserNorman
2012Doctor Who: The Snowmen
2017Beauty and the BeastCogsworth
2011Looking for LowryHimself
1970Edward IIKing Edward
2016Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2006Fabulous! The Story of Queer CinemaHimself
1969The Promise
2016National Theatre Live: No Man's LandSpooner
1995RestorationWill Gates
1972Hedda GablerGeorge Tesman
2016The RoofAnd Even Yet Another Fan
2015There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale RecutGandalf
2013The WolverineErik Lehnsherr / Magneto
2015The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering StormHimself/Gandalf the Grey
2017Animal CrackersHoratio P. Huntington (voice)
2009The Prisoner2
2001Quest for the RingHimself
2000X-Men: Production ScrapbookHimself
2003X-Men: The Uncanny SuspectsHimself
2003X-Factor: The Look of X-MenHimself
2003X-Men: Premieres Around the WorldHimself
2003The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2Himself
2006X-Men: Evolution of a TrilogyHimself
2006X-Men: The Excitement ContinuesHimself
2015Mutant vs. Machine: The Making of X-Men: Days of Future PastHimself
2014X-Men: ReunitedHimself
2015X-Men: UnguardedHimself
2015The Hobbit: The Two-Hour Fan-EditGandalf
2001A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings'Himself
2015J.R.R. Tolkien's The HobbitGandalf
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Extended EditionGandalf
2016Judi Dench: All the World's Her StageHimself
A Lost and Found Box of Human SensationNarrator (voice)