What actor from the United Kingdom played the character Gandalf in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies?

  • Richard Harris
  • Ian McKellen correct

    Born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, Ian McKellen began his storied run as the character Gandalf, a wizard in "The Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" trilogies, in 1999. He began filming "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" when he was 54. He finished the last movie, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," at 74 years old. Source: CinemaBlend and IMBD.

  • Frank Morgan
  • James Franco
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