Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Sir Ian McKellen Life Story Interview…..
On 11/12/12 it was announced that Sir Ian McKellen has been battling prostate cancer for more than 5 years.
Alex Belfield presents an Exclusive 40 minute interview with one of the worlds greatest actors:
Sir Ian was born in Burnley and brought up in Wigan.
His northern roots have not only given him a distinctive accent but a wonderful sense of irony and humour & brilliant comic timing – so rare for a ‘straight’ actor of his calibre.
In this interview you get a rare insight into the struggles of Sir Ian who is undoubtedly one of the most talented, highly regarded and versatile actors in the business.
Enjoy an Exclusive interview with Sir Ian and Alex Belfield….
Enjoy this Exclusive interview recorded 2006.
Sir Ian discusses his acting process, childhood, ‘coming out’, battle with prejudice & international success.
His work has spanned genres from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction.
He is known for film roles such as Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, as Magneto in the X-Men films, and as Sir Leigh Teabing in The Da Vinci Code.
Recorded by Alex Belfield 2006 for the BBC and Celebrity Radio.