What actor from the United Kingdom played the character Gandalf in "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies?
- Richard Harris
- Ian McKellen
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