Sir Ian Murray McKellen is an accomplished and legendary English actor and is the receiver of several awards for his unmatched acting skills. His works include Shakespearean and modern theater to popular science fiction and fantasy.
Sir Ian was born as Ian Murray McKellen on 25 May, 1939 in Burnley,in Lancashire in the UK. He was born to Margery Lois (nee Sutcliffe), a homemaker and Denis McKellen, a civil engineer. He was the second child of the couple who already had a daughter five years earlier. The McKellen family moved to Wigan shortly after the start of World War II and lived their throughout the duration of the war and relocated to Bolton in 1951.