Category Archives: Ian McKellen

Letters Live: Watch Sir Ian McKellen read a brave and powerful coming-out letter

‘These aren’t radicals or weirdos, Mama. They are shop clerks and bankers and little old ladies and people who nod and smile to you when you meet them on the bus.’ Christopher Hooton @christophhooton Friday 5 February 2016

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Sir Ian McKellen describes Armistead Maupin as his godfather

By Leah Garchik October 13, 2015 The Mill Valley Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award was presented by Armistead Maupin to Sir Ian McKellen on Sunday night, Oct. 11. The two are old friends and more: As they shared with delight … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Maupin’s real Tales of the City

October 2014 Eva Wiseman He’s been called the man who ‘invented San Francisco’ but with his final Tales of the City book in the bag, has Armistead Maupin moved on? He talks to Eva Wiseman about fame, fans and visiting … Continue reading

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Ian McKellen and Laura Linney to explore Sherlock’s twilight years

The actors will star in A Slight Trick of the Mind, adapted from Mitch Cullin’s novel which imagines Sherlock Holmes battling dementia in old age Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Thursday 8 May 2014 06.43 EDT In recent years the sleuthing of … Continue reading

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Ian McKellen to Be Heard on Scissor Sisters’ Night Work CD

By: Andy Propst · Apr 13, 2010  · New York Stage and screen star Ian McKellen is appearing on one track of the Scissor Sisters’ forthcoming album Night Work, to be released by Polydor Records on June 28, according to a report on … Continue reading

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